Video Doors, UWB, and Smart Home Glitches

Philips Hue Adaptive Lighting competitor | Smart Home Theatre & Nanoleaf

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

Philips Hue Adaptive Lighting competitor | Smart Home Theatre & Nanoleaf

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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Smart Home Windows, Apples and Hubs

Philips Hue Adaptive Lighting competitor | Smart Home Theatre & Nanoleaf

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 Smart Home. What […]

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