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GE’s new Kitchen Hub plants a smart screen above your range

GE is hoping to put another type of screen in one of the most central rooms of our homes. Called the Kitchen Hub, this new 27-inch smart screen is far more interactive than any television set.
Smart Home

The Moon is a floating eyeball that can control and monitor your house

If you're looking for an elegant hi-tech centerpiece for your smart house, the Moon is a floating camera with a 360-degree range that can monitor your house and integrate with all your connected devices.
Deals

Prime members can get the Amazon Echo smart speaker for $89.99 for a limited time

For Prime Day, members can take $80 off the Amazon Echo smart speaker, which brings it down to just $100. The Echo features Alexa voice control, streaming capability, and a 360-degree speaker that fills your room with sound.
Smart Home

Ikea’s Trådfri line to add Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, Alexa compatibility

Ikea joins the smart home world with a new range of wireless products branded Tradfri. The core is a wired hub that uses the ZigBee standard. A novel wireless module that looks like a tiny hockey puck dims the lights when rolled.
Deals

Set up your smart home network with the Samsung SmartThings Hub, now $80

The second-generation Samsung SmartThings Hub is now $20 off on Amazon, bringing to down to $80. This versatile hub is an affordable option for connecting and automating your smart home devices and appliances.
Smart Home

I call it ‘The Robot’: Why I chose the Wink Hub 2 to run my smart apartment

Go beyond a smart-home product or two and you’ll want something that connects them. There are a couple reasons for that: Here’s how we picked the best hub for the DT smart apartment.
Home Theater

Samsung’s new Tizen-powered Smart Control remote looks truly universal

Samsung has already been teasing just how smart its 2016 smart TVs will be, but it looks like even its remotes are going to get smarter, thanks to the company's Tizen OS and tight integration with Smart Hub.
Home Theater

Samsung teases new-look Smart Hub, CES launch planned

Samsung has revealed it's about to launch "a whole new" Smart Hub for its Smart TVs after posting several teaser photos on its Flickr feed.
Home Theater

Samsung unveils 55-inch OLED TV, gesture control camera at CES 2012

Samsung promised big innovations in TV and delivered a 55-inch OLED TV as well as a redesigned 8000 series LED TV but developments in connectivity and content might be the real big news.