Smart Homes

Amazon Footpath Wants To Connect Your Neighbourhood — If You’ll Let It

Amazon Footpath Wants To Connect Your Neighbourhood — If You’ll Let It

Over the years, Amazon has made it very clear that it’s no longer satisfied with being “the everything store.” What was once just a hub where you buy shit online has since branched into the world of autonomous vehicles, pharmaceuticals, drones and space travel. Earlier today, the company unveiled some…

Ecobee Is No Nest, and That’s Why I Love It

Ecobee Is No Nest, and That’s Why I Love It

When it comes to making your thermostat smarter, your choices are limited. You can opt for a Nest, which is the champion of smart thermostats but also owned by Google, which means it presumably snaps up crucial information about you and your home habits. You can opt for a “smart”…