Smart Home at CES 2018

TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

Last week Roku announced its plans to enter the voice-controlled device market through a new program that would allow other manufacturers to integrate with Roku's voice platform in their own smart spe

Smart home robot gives LG exec the silent treatment during CES keynote

Keynote demo mishaps with voice recognition products are par for the course, but LG's Hub Robot, which debuted at CES last year, didn't work onstage for the majority of the keynote, leaving an LG exec

Canary’s $99 View camera cuts out the extra features

The connected security camera space has changed a lot since Canary launched its first camera back in 2013. In the meantime, the company’s come out with a sleeker, outdoor model and made some changes

iHome debuts a Google Assistant-powered clock radio, the iGV1

Amazon’s Echo Spot, introduced late last year, smartly combined the power of Alexa with a more traditional clock radio type form factor and interface, complete with a screen for video viewing an

Netatmo launches a chatbot to manage all your connected devices

French company Netatmo is adding one more way to control your smart objects around your house. You can now talk and control with all your connected devices using a chatbot in Messenger. The feature is

Google says it sold a Google Home device every second since October 19

Google today announced that it sold "tens of millions of Google devices for the home" over the course of the last year and that it sold "more than one Google Home device every second since Google Home

This $319 thermostat has Cortana built-in

Microsoft’s in a weird spot with Cortana. The company’s smart assistant is deployed on countless PCs, by way of Windows 10, but it’s constantly playing second fiddle to the likes of Alexa, Siri

Roombas will soon be able to build a WiFi coverage map of your house

iRobot CEO Colin Angle has talked a lot about his company’s plans to make its popular robotic vacuum and integral part of the connected home. Honestly though, those plans have been pretty vague. Tod

Blink introduces a $99 video doorbell

The best way to stand out from the CES deluge? Announce your product three weeks before everyone else. Last year’s show was  big one for the connected home, and all signs are pointing to 2018 being