Episode 203 - Ecobee and the Amazing, Wonderful, not Bad, Very Good Week

Episode 202 - Comparing Mesh WiFi Systems

On this week's episode of HomeTech: Jason is in the market for a new WiFi system and he's been doing his research. Join us as we dissect the mesh WiFi landscape, discuss the different features you might consider if you're in the market, and directly compare some of today's top options including Eero, Google WiFI, Netgear's Orbi, Ubiquiti AmpliFi, and many more. 

That plus the latest headlines including: LG's premium 2018 OLEDs hit the market at compelling price points. Spotify's IPO is official and they're seeking some serious cash. The voice assistant-powered display market gets another entrant with the Archos Hello. Apple continues to pillage Sony's ranks as part of their fledgling online video efforts. And the battle between Amazon and Google heats up, as always, at the expense of the consumer. 

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Episode 201 - Supercharging SmartThings with Gavin Campbell

On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Gavin Campbell, a member of the HomeTech community and DIY smart home enthusiast, for another installment of the Projects Project. Gavin shares many of the tips and tricks he has used to super charge his SmartThings-based home. Tune in to learn how Gavin has created a highly-sophisticated smart home using inexpensive, DIY products (and a whole lot of elbow grease). 

That plus... Google Assistant "Routines" will be available this spring. Can Xiaomi get Microsoft's smart speaker efforts on track? Samsung's long-awaited Bixby may finally arrive later this year. Rumors (emphasis on "rumors") emerge about smart speakers from Facebook. RIP Staples Connect. And Ring hits a massive pay day with its acquisition by Amazon. 

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Episode 200 - A Look Forward and a Look Back!

On this week's very special edition of HomeTech: Join us as we celebrate episode 200! Replete with brand new show music, we take advantage of this special occasion to introduce some new and exciting plans for the podcast. We also take a look back into the archives and discuss a handful of our favorite episodes from the past. Don't miss this! 

And, of course, the latest home tech headlines including: Spotify getting into the hardware game. A big software update from NEEO. Google Assistant being activated in Nest Cam IQs. Cortana now supports IFTTT. The insanely-cheap $20 Wyze cam just got better. And more...

Thank you for being a part of the HomeTech community for these last 200 episodes! We look forward to many, many more!  

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Episode 199 - The HomePod Verdict