Smart Home Windows, Apples and Hubs

Hey, Morning! and welcome to my weekly digest of Smart Home news. Hope Christmas went well! Lots of Santa, turkey, and ham here at the O’Driscoll home, got a Fitbit sense from my wife Olive, and really loving it! Not only does it do lots of cool health stuff, but it includes Google Assistant and […]

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Lidl Smart Homes and Much More

Hey, Morning! winding down here for Christmas at the O’Driscoll household. Here are some cool smart home news that came into my inbox this week! Spuds and Smart Devices…🥔 To be honest, this came a little, or should I say Lidl off guard! The Germany based grocery giant has entered the smart home marketplace. Yep, […]

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Smart Home Buttons and Fridges🧊

Hey, Morning, just finishing my coffee and hope to take it easy for the day. Here are a few stories I thought you might enjoy reading! HomeKit Buttons 🔘 In addition to interfacing with your smart home via an app or smart speaker, many people like to use tactile buttons to control smart devices. Smart home […]

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China, Thread and Smart Locks 🏠

Hey, Happy Sunday, so all good here in Ireland; it’s my birthday today, so another year older 🙂 Anyway, here are a few stories I curated this week from around the Web. Enjoy! Smart Home Threads Germany-based Eve Systems a strong player in the Apple HomeKit devices space announced support for Thread. What in God’s […]

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Batteries, Smart Home Rain and More…..

Hiya, Gerard here! Good Morning and hope your weekend is going well, a few quick notes about the goings-on in the smart home space last week. Motion and Batteries To date in the world of Ring, the customizable motion zone feature was confined to wired iterations of their products. This week, the company announced availability […]

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Smart home fires, Hue’s affair, and Josh coins

Hiya, Gerard here! How’s it going? Hope you’re Sunday is going well, a few quick notes about the goings-on in the smart home space last week. Ring Recalls Co-incidentally! I tuned into Jason Calacanis’s podcast on Sunday – this week in startups a fan for nearly a decade at this stage! And ended up listening […]

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Mini Smart Home Devices.

Hiya, Gerard here! Back again after a number of years 🙂 Hope all is going well this weekend! let’s dive into some stories that caught my attention this week. Do you want buy a HomePod? No, not talking about the original and expensive iteration of Apple’s venture into the smart speaker, instead I am talking […]

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