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Level Lock to Turn Smart Lock Outside In
The Level Lock from startup Level Home is designed to fit entirely inside the door frame. Image: Level Home.

Level Lock to Turn Smart Lock Outside In

From startup Level Home, the Level Lock aims to turn the smart lock market outside in with their planned release of a mechanism designed to fit entirely inside the door frame. The lock essentially replaces the interior…

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August Expands Portfolio with Wi-Fi Smart Lock at CES 2020
The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock. Image: August Home.

August Expands Portfolio with Wi-Fi Smart Lock at CES 2020

At CES 2020, August Home has announced a new home security product, the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock. In contrast to existing August smart locks, this product has an onboard Wi-Fi radio, obviating the need for the separate…

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Netatmo Smart Door Lock to Feature Apple HomeKit and NFC Keys
The Netatmo Smart Door Lock can use the Netatmo app, Apple HomeKit, and physical NFC keys for access. Image: Netatmo.

Netatmo Smart Door Lock to Feature Apple HomeKit and NFC Keys

Taking a different approach to residential door security, the Netatmo Smart Door Lock brings Netatmo Security app and Apple HomeKit support as well as near-field communication (NFC) smart key access. To launch later in 2020 from the…

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Phyn Smart Water Portfolio Expands at CES 2020 with Phyn XL Line
The entire Phyn portfolio. From left to right, Phyn Plus, Phyn Smart Water Assistant, Phyn XL 1.5 and Phyn XL 2. Image Phyn.

Phyn Smart Water Portfolio Expands at CES 2020 with Phyn XL Line

Smart water pioneer Phyn has announced they are moving upmarket with the debut of the Phyn XL 1.5" and Phyn XL 2" at CES 2020. Phyn, the makers of the Phyn Plus intelligent water monitor launched at…

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Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020
Moving to a modern farmhouse in 2020? This build by Strong Roots Development in Austin, Texas, is Earth-friendly from the ground up. Image: Digitized House.

Best Earth-Friendly Interior Design Trends to Follow in 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 89 percent of the waste generated in the U.S. is recyclable, but yet we only recycle about 34 percent. The rest continues to pollute our environment, disintegrating into gases that…

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Definitive Guide to DIY Security Camera Subscription Plans
Want the capability to review your security camera's video history? You may need to buy a subscription plan. Image: Digitized House.

Definitive Guide to DIY Security Camera Subscription Plans

The latest in DIY security cameras and video doorbells are among the most popular connected home accessories, and for good reasons. These awareness solutions can instantly alert you to the presence of intruders, signal as a package…

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Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes
Rooftop solar arrays can be an important element for green homes. Image: Roy Buri from Pixabay.

Five Tips for Buying Green and Smart Homes

Environmentalism has become one of the most important topics in the residential and commercial realms nowadays, and for good reason. Not only is it becoming imperative for the two sectors to unite in the fight against global…

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Legrand Smart Plug-In Dimmer and Switch with Apple HomeKit Review
Legrand has launched a line of Apple HomeKit-compatible smart plug-in dimmers and switches. Image: Digitized House.

Legrand Smart Plug-In Dimmer and Switch with Apple HomeKit Review

Legrand has just moved into the Apple HomeKit neighborhood, bringing with it a broad range of connected home products. For the U.S. market, they have launched a full line of HomeKit in-wall switches and dimmers, as well…

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Deal of the Day: Jackery Explorer Portable Power Station and Solar Panel
Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station and SolarSaga solar panel. Image: Jackery.

Deal of the Day: Jackery Explorer Portable Power Station and Solar Panel

Portable gas generators are exceedingly helpful during power outages or when you need access to power while camping or in remote, off-grid locations. The downside lies in their never-ending thirst for fuel and the resulting carbon emissions,…

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