Security cameras are all well and good, but what do you do if you really want privacy? Linksys may have come up with a solution with its new Linksys Aware service, which claims to use mesh Wi-Fi to sense motion without the use of cameras or other hardware. The company is offering a free 90-day trial, after which a subscription will cost $2.99 per month or $24.99 annually. The … [Read more...] about Linksys’ mesh routers can now detect motion using Wi-Fi
If you are wrestling with the idea of setting up an automated, app-controlled smart home, but you have absolutely no idea where to start? Well Phandroid can help you. First thing to choose is your smart hub, hopefully we can break it down so you have a clearer idea of what suits your lifestyle best. It might be worth noting that almost any smart device you buy will have … [Read more...] about How to choose the right Smart Home Hub for your life style.
The Symfonisk remote control now has an official product page showing a price of €14.99. First spotted on the French Ikea website by Tweakers, the remote is designed to control Ikea’s Sonos-compatible Symfonisk speakers and will begin shipping in the UK and beyond on October 1st, according to the reliable Dutch tech site. It’s not yet clear when it’ll be … [Read more...] about Ikea demonstrates its €15 Sonos remote control, launching soon
How much do you love Wi-Fi? Enough to spend $699.99 on a new high-performance Orbi mesh network? The setup is so mind-blowingly sophisticated that Netgear has dubbed it the Orbi WiFi 6 System AX6000 (RBK852), calling it the “ultimate whole home wireless network” for multi-gigabit dwellings. The Orbi tri-band WiFi 6 router boasts four times the network capacity of … [Read more...] about Netgear’s fast new Orbi Wi-Fi 6 Mesh system costs $699.99
Samsung has quietly confirmed it will soon launch a new and smaller smart speaker, the Galaxy Home Mini, to take on the Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot. The manufacturer has invited Galaxy smartphone users in its home country of South Korea to sign up for beta-testing of the forthcoming device. Through September 1, Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners in South Korea will be … [Read more...] about Samsung confirms a Galaxy Home Mini smart speaker is coming