Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews
Senior Contributing Writer
Kayla Matthews is a technology journalist and productivity blogger. She is a senior writer for MakeUseOf and the owner and editor of her tech productivity blog, Productivity Bytes. You can read more by Kayla at Inc.com, VentureBeat, DMN, and more.

How Smart Homes Can Help Improve Quality of Life

Today’s increasingly popular smart home technologies impress the neighbors and make us marvel at how far innovations have come in…

6 smart irrigation controllers to keep your lawn happy this summer

As the temperatures creep up during the long days of summer, lawns grow thirsty. Even though you might have the…

Smappee transforms boring appliances into smart devices

Everybody wastes at least a little bit of electrical energy in their home, but how can you eliminate that waste…

Google Assistant expands with dialect upgrades

As technology progresses, so does the trek toward artificial intelligence (AI). One of the world’s most popular AI tools is…

4 Indoor Air Quality Monitors for a Healthier Smart Home

Do you often wonder why you sneeze a lot indoors or find your allergies flaring up? It could be because…

10 Smart Works with Nest Gadgets That Go Easy on Your Budget

So you’ve invested in some Nest-branded smart home products and want to make your abode even more connected. Fortunately, you…

6 ways to keep your connected home safe

Not long ago, most people had barely heard of smart home gadgets. Now, they’re in households around the world. However,…

Amazon to drop Nest-branded Items, more Google and Nest news

Silicon Valley smart home brand Nest launched its first product in 2011—an intelligent thermostat—and got purchased several years ago by…