On our most recent episode of the IoT Podcast, Gareth called in to our voicemail hotline with a question about his older Z-Wave switches. He’s using a Vera hub with about 30 devices and some of his switches are failing. Gareth also uses Google Home … [Read more...]
How to make a decorative bulb smart: The easy and slightly less easy way
On our most recent IoT Podcast episode, a caller left us a message on the voicemail hotline with a unique question: He has decorative bulbs that he’d like to control without installing a smart switch. It turns out that this is relatively easy, … [Read more...]
Should you consider adding Gosund products to your smart home?
On our most recent IoT Podcast, Keith called in asking about Gosund products for his smart home. He’s already bought a few of their devices but isn’t familiar with the brand and wanted to know if we thought they would provide longevity and were safe … [Read more...]
Amazon Alexa vs Google Home: Should you switch?
On our most recent IoT Podcast, Gene called in as a relatively new listener to our show. He left a voicemail on the IoT Podcast Hotline noting that he uses four Echo Dots and the Amazon Alexa mobile app to control his smart home. However, Gene … [Read more...]
Smart bulbs or smart switches for a lighting makeover?
On our most recent IoT Podcast episode, Logan left us a voicemail question because he just bought a house and he’s about to equip his entire home with new LED lights. And that raises the oft-asked opinion on whether to use smart bulbs or smart … [Read more...]