The Best Smart Light Bulbs For Your Smart Home

There are tons of options for illuminating your home! Though a Jetsons-style smart home appears to be decades off still, the concept of smart homes is increasingly gaining traction among consumers. As smart speakers and smart thermostats make people more comfortable with smart home tech people are turning to addiction gadget to give their home […]

Quiz: How smart is your home?

Home automation is rapidly filling up gaps we didn’t realize were there in our living rooms and daily lives. From smart light bulbs to voice assistants, the term “smart home” is being thrown about more and more in general conversation as people talk about the latest gadget they’ve purchased for their living room… What we’d like […]

Smart bulbs or smart switches? Always a dilemma…

Choose “Yes, I have!” or “Never heard of it.”. Oops! Seems like something went wrong. Reloading might help. Yes, I have! Oops! Seems like something went wrong. Reloading might help. Never heard of it. If you’re on a lower budget, smart switches should probably be your first choice, since they’re cheaper than smart bulbs, especially […]

Samsung is reportedly planning a cheap Bixby-powered smart speaker

Samsung promised a Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker back in August, a premium device that could potentially compete against Apple’s HomePod and the Amazon Echo Plus. While that speaker still isn’t available and doesn’t have a set release date, the company is reportedly also planning a second Bixby speaker that comes in black and according […]

Ikea’s smart light bulbs are neither that smart nor cheap

I would like to try playing games with a TV box. What do you think? IKEA TRÅDFRI is the Swedish company’s range of affordable smart lighting made available for our smart home. It’s a tempting offer, and it’s obvious that LED light bulbs use less energy and last longer than traditional light bulbs. However, as is often the […]

Summer is here, and I want a smart air conditioner

It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the US, which also marks the unofficial start of summer (at least in my book). And summer means sweltering heat from which there is but one relief: it’s the cool, refreshing breeze from an air conditioner. And while there’s nothing exactly wrong with my current, window-mounted AC unit (which […]

Poll results: How smart is your home?

Smart home gadgets are just beginning to catch on. Are AndroidPIT readers swayed by the opportunity to automate and make life more convenient? We aimed to find out in a recent poll, and here are the results. In our poll, the first question we asked was, “Do you have a smart home device?” Of the […]