Thread Smart Home Devices Overview

Thread smart home devices overview

Smart devices must be able to exchange information with one another in a connected world continually. To achieve this, they need to communicate through a common language, i.e., communication protocols. Protocols entail how signals are sent between devices to trigger specific actions like turning on the lights. Protocols are ‘spoken’ through wired or wireless layers, […]

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Smart Home Laboratories, Walls & More 🧱

Good valentine’s morning, lots of wind and rain outside today here in Ireland, let’s hope it improves later! 🧪 Smart Home Laboratory Looks like the Smart Home Hub grandpappy has added some lab functionality to its app. The new SmartThings feature is aimed at those of you who have already the Smartthings ecosystem and looking […]

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Video Doors, UWB, and Smart Home Glitches

Good morning everybody; things are pretty good over here in Ireland, the vaccine rollout is starting to progress, which should hopefully improve things for everyone. On the smart home front, it has been a relatively busy week in terms of new stuff and things breaking! Time for some coffee! so enjoy this weeks update: Video […]

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Outside HomeKit & Smart Home Dogs

Good morning everybody; hope all is well. ……All great here, our second-youngest is 12 today, so big day planned! Also, just finished charging the Ring gen 2 doorbell, so need to re-attach to the bracket later this morning. Otherwise, that’s it, enjoy some smart home stories I picked up this week on the Interweb! HomeKit […]

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🏠Google Home Guests and TP-LInk Smart Homes

Good morning everybody; hope all is well. Grabbed three smart home stories this week that I thought might be of interest, enjoy and touch base again next Sunday. Google Guests 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Privacy is big nowadays, particularly when it comes to smart speakers in our homes. If you own a Google Home smart speaker and not […]

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🐅Tigers, AI, and Bye Google Home Max

Another wild week around the world! And Covid seems to continue its onward march in people’s lives everywhere. For a little bit of light reading, check out some smart home stories I ran across during the past seven days: Apple Siri Tiger Sounds 🐅 Yes, you read correctly, Apple has added a new fun trick […]

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