Nuclear Fallout From Google IO 2019? Oh boy, things took a bit of a different turn when we got off the keynote address at Google I/O 2019. Suddenly, there were emails and notices, and developers were getting hit with some information that they weren’t going to like. All this, while I/O is still going on!… Read More Nuclear Fallout From Google I/O 2019?
So, today we’re talking Internet of Things (IoT) stuff. It’s important to understand how the world will be using different communication protocols (fancy word for standard) to make your home automation devices sing to each other like gremlins – Gizmo-style. Oh, the joy of people working together to find efficient and secure ways of making… Read More Zigbee, Z-Wave, and Thread Explained
Maybe it’s just me, but I think home automation is in a golden age. Not only that, but it’s just finally gaining mainstream recognition. People are joining the ranks of “automaters” everyday and they’re doing it on what I’d call easy-street. There are still problems, and there are still difficulties with set up. However, companies… Read More The Golden Age of Home Automation Begins
5 Google Home Music and Video Frequently Asked Questions I’m answering questions about Google Home, Google Home Mini, and the Google Home Hub that will help you use these smart home products with your music and video services. Each question is indexed below so you can quickly jump to what you’re looking for: Can My… Read More 5 Google Home Music and Video Frequently Asked Questions
The Lenovo Smart display can provide some help in the kitchen or send you out the door to fulfill the shopping list! What is this Lenovo Smart Display? I know of Google Home Hub, Amazon Echo Show and Apple iPads (sorry Apple). Enter Lenovo – Smart, Google-powered, you can answer a phone call, use Google… Read More ‘Now you’re cooking!’ – Lenovo 8-inch Smart Display
Google Home Routines Playing on Multiple Speakers Most people who run a routine want the music at the end to play on multiple speakers. You do too, right? I’m going to show you how to have Google Home play on multiple speakers in your routine. Not only that, but I’m going to show you how… Read More Google Home Routines Playing on Multiple Speakers
Google Assistant New Updates and New Features for February 24, 2019 If you’re looking for the latest news, the new features, and the latest updates for your Google Assistant and Google Home products, then you’ve come to the right video. I’m going to give you all the latest news, new updates, new features, and newest… Read More Google Assistant New Updates and New Features for February 24, 2019
iOS Vs Android In Your Smart Home – Which is Better? We’ve talked about the benefits of iOS. We’ve talked about the benefits of Android. We’ve talked about both of these two great mobile operating systems, but there can be only one. It’s time for iOS vs Android and Android vs iOS in a final… Read More iOS Vs Android In Your Smart Home – Which is Better?
Is Android The Best Mobile OS For Your Smart Home? Android is one of the two mobile operating systems in the world. It has the most users throughout the world and it’s built by what is probably the world’s best software production company, Google. The question is, is Android the best mobile OS for your… Read More Is Android The Best Mobile OS For Your Smart Home?
Ok, so you’re in the market for a smart led bulb you say. Okay. You got your ‘mini-g’ (my way to say Google Home – Mini). Or, you got your Echo, or you got some variation of the kind, and you’re ready to install some ‘smart’ bulbs. But wait, do you need a hub to… Read More Teckin LED Smart Bulb [SB50] – no hub required