Tom Kolnowski

Tom Kolnowski is the Chief Content Officer & Founder of Digitized House Media, LLC, the publisher of Digitized House | Guide to the Connected Home. When he isn’t writing about smart home technology, sustainability, and high-performance architecture, you’ll find him exploring faraway destinations with his family.
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iDevices Instinct Smart Switch to Debut

Aiming to elevate the lowly light switch, connected home accessory company iDevices…

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Apple HomePod Set for February 2018 Debut

After creating buzz around the Apple HomePod speaker at their Worldwide Developers…

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Smart Water Futures Gain Steam at CES 2018

So, you ask, did CES® 2018 yield a watershed moment for the…

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Apple AirPods Wireless Earbuds

It has been a year since Apple began shipping their AirPods—the Cupertino…

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Sonos and Amazon Alexa Make Beautiful Music Together

With the recent launch of Sonos One, an Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker,…

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Video: Smart Tiny Homes Built by High Schoolers

With much of the buzz around the tiny house movement focused on…

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Video: A Modern Take on Victorian Architecture

In this thoroughly modern home by Austin firm Tim Brown Architecture, classic…

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Product Brief: Nest Thermostat E a Lower-Cost Alternative

Setting a high-water mark for residential thermostat retail pricing in 2011 with…

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Product Brief: iDevices Dimmer Switch, Smart Home Switch Hitter

Designed to appeal to do-it-yourself homeowners as well as professional integrators and…

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Product Brief: Yale Assure Lock SL a Slimmer Smart Lock

With the introduction of the Yale Assure Lock SL, the company adds…

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In Our Connected Garage: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid

For many owners of today’s increasingly connected and energy-efficient homes, equally connected…

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Nest Cam IQ Raises Ante on Home Interior Security

Aiming to raise the ante on security technology inside the connected home,…

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Apple HomePod: Missing Card From HomeKit Smart Home Deck?

Aiming to be more than a me-too response to the Amazon Echo…

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Inside the Nest Connected Home at IBS 2017: Part 3

Proving smart-home technologies can be great go-togethers when carefully selected, the Nest…

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ENTR Smart Door Lock Video: Unbox. Install. Operate.

Ready to lose your front door keys? Take a look at our video…

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Svelte Security: ENTR Smart Door Lock Solution

Advancing your home into the era of connected living can in some…

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Inside the Nest Connected Home at IBS 2017: Part 2

Giving a glimpse into how today’s connected home could serve its occupants…

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Yale Assure Smart Lock: Unboxing and Installation Video

In this video, we walk through unboxing and installation of the Yale…

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Smart Home Security Your Way: Yale Assure Lock with Bluetooth

The front door on today’s connected home has taken a turn for…

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Inside the Nest Connected Home at IBS 2017: Part 1

How would a small, modern dwelling look and serve its occupants if…

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