Clayton Moore’s interest in technology is deeply rooted in the work of writers like Warren Ellis, Cory Doctorow and Neal Stephenson, which can occasionally be frightening. When not writing about technology or business, he’s off profiling people like Valerie Plame Wilson, David Byrne, and Neil Gaiman, among many others.
Angee, a successful startup that raised nearly half a million dollars for its home security hub, has pivoted its business model to offer its home security platform as a subscription rather than a smart home product.
SimpiSafe is pushing into the smart home market by introducing a new high-tech video doorbell that includes 1080p HD monitoring and a dual-sensor motion trigger that combines a body heat detector and a motion detector.
Shipping begins on five new Amazon devices, including the Echo Show, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Sub, and an Alexa-enabled smart plug. Here's a bit more about each device, as well as cost and how to buy.
Google is following up a big hardware event in New York City this week with the reveal of a completely redesigned Google Home App that enables remote access, control over a suite of smart home devices, and more.