Episode 172 - The "Projects Project" with David Millsaps

On this week's episode of HomeTech: Our second installment of the "Projects Project", featuring David Millsaps. David recently performed a home renovation which included some substantial technology upgrades. From lighting control, to house audio, to home automation, and more, David clearly did his homework before forging ahead. By making well-researched product decisions, David's goal was to avoid flash-in-the-pan products and technologies. He also managed to balance his technology wants with the aesthetic requirements of a design-driven spouse... no easy feat! Tune in to hear how David has pulled off a highly-functional DIY home technology install on par with many professionally installed systems. 

That plus... Asus gets into the Wesh MiFi (err, Mesh WiFi) game. Is Sigma Designs looking to sell Z-Wave? A potential IPO on the horizon for ADT. When it comes to Net Neutrality, Verizon just got caught with their hand in the cookie jar. Facebook's original TV programming may finally be near. And much more...

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Episode 171 - Alexa, We'll Fix it in Post

On this week’s episode of HomeTech: BlueTooth mesh is finally a reality, but what will it mean for the smart home? Thoughts on the URC’s substantial new update — Total Control 2.0. OpenHAB now integrates with IKEA TRÅFRI smart lighting, as well as connected lawn mowers (lawnmowers??). Loxone has nifty looking new weather station. New and improved Alexa integrations from Savant and Logitech, respectively. Important details emerge about Lennar’s Amazon-powered smart home strategy. And much more...

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Episode 170 - It's All Wireless Now Anyway

Episode 169 - Yay, Florida! 😐

On this week's episode of HomeTech: The joy of summertime in Florida. Have we reached the voice-enabled speaker tipping point? Samsung wants to compete with Echo and HomePod, if only Bixby could speak English. An OTT video comparison worth 7 minutes of your time. Hulu lands a carriage deal with HBO. Another large builder dabbling in the smart home. An (unlikely?) marriage of convenience between Sonos and Crestron. Savant and Ihiji finally play nice. And more...

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Episode 168 - The Hackintosh