On a recent Internet of Things Podcast, we took a voicemail from Brian on our podcast hotline. His mother is an assisted living facility and doesn't always hear her phone ring so he's looking for a solution to that problem. Brian asked if there's … [Read more...]
Can incoming phone calls trigger routines in your smart home?
On a recent Internet of Things Podcast episode, we took a call from our Voicemail hotline segment with a question about smart home routines triggered from an incoming phone call. Mike doesn't keep his phone in the bedroom when he sleeps at night and … [Read more...]
What smoke alarm systems can send phone notifications?
On a recent IoT Podcast episode, we took a question from Ryan on our Voicemail hotline. Ryan wants to get notifications from smart smoke alarms on his farm. He looked into these a few years back but only found limited options. So he wants to know … [Read more...]
Why are fewer people chatting with Alexa?
Smart speakers with voice assistants have accomplished one key goal. At a low cost, consumers were able to bring some smarts into their homes on the cheap. And that has led to a surge in the sales of other connected devices to actually control by … [Read more...]
What’s an easy smart home system to maintain (that speaks Spanish too)?
On our most recent IoT Podcast episode, James called in with two related questions. He’s looking to equip his in-laws' multi-level house with smart home and security gear and is wondering what products we would recommend to limit requests for his IT … [Read more...]
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