Belkin’s new WeMo smart switches and Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant – All Hands on Tech at CES 2019

Smart home tech is a huge category at CES 2019 with thousands of new products being introduced to the market....

January 9th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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Do iRobot’s cloud-stored maps of my home represent a major privacy risk?

I guess when I tweeted about using a cloud-connected robot that maps the inside of my home in conjunction with...

December 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

HP Tango lets you ask voice assistants to print

Network printers have been around for ages, but printing remotely is often convoluted and messy. The HP Tango hopes to...

October 5th, 2018 Tom Li

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Sonos shoots for IPO backed by premium hardware and broad content ecosystem

In a tiny living room in the west-end of Toronto, Sonos head of global product marketing Michael Papish says "Alexa,...

July 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Unboxing and installing Ecobee’s new Switch+ with Alexa

If whole-home voice is the future of the smart home market, then Toronto-based startup Ecobee wants to turn up the...

March 13th, 2018 Brian Jackson

How SmartOne Solutions is adapting South Korean smart home tech for Canada

We have bad news for you Canada, South Korea is much more advanced than we are in the smart home...

February 23rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Canadian firms place bets on Amazon Alexa to lift smart home, office markets

It's likely that many Canadians will be unwrapping either a Google Home or Amazon Echo out from under the tree...

November 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson