Episode 254 - Shake it Off

On this episode of HomeTech: SnapAV throws their hat in the security ring. Who is Logitech’s new remote really for? Amazon rumored to be working on a new free streaming music service. People are listening to your Alexa recordings (PS - it doesn’t matter). Plus, we take a deep dive into Disney’s new streaming video service, Disney+.

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Show Notes

Episode 253 - Is That a Lamp??

Episode 252 - Live from Glendive Montana

On this episode of HomeTech: Google accidentally leaks the forthcoming Nest Hub Max smart display. Resideo acquires water monitoring solution provider Buoy Labs. YouTube TV hits a major milestone in an unexpected place. FuboTV becomes the latest OTT provider to raise prices. HDHomeRun shows us how not to launch a streaming service. Lowes Iris code released as an open source project called “Arcus.” And much more…

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Episode 251 - Apple TV+ (or Minus)

On this episode of HomeTech: Join us as we dissect Apple’s long-awaited streaming TV service, Apple TV+, as well as their updated Apple TV app and new “Channels” feature.

That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: New streaming subscriptions overtook cable in 2018. Comcast launches a $5 streaming aggregation service for those who kinda-sorta want to cut the cord. YouTube rumored to be bowing out of the “Hollywood arms race”. Dish enhances its Custom Integration program with a new RMR offering. And more…

Episode 250 - Martin Plaehn of Control4

On this very special 250th episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Control4’s CEO, Martin Plaehn. As the CEO of one of the largest companies in the professional channel and the only “pure play” publicly traded smart home company, Martin brings a very unique perspective to the show. We discuss Martin’s take on the evolving smart home landscape, Control4’s recent hiring of Charlie Kindel and acquisition of NEEO, the company’s ongoing expansion into new markets and categories, their steadfast commitment to the professional channel, and more. You don’t want to miss this one!

That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: SnapAV acquires northeast distributor, MRI. LG partners with JoshAI. IKEA delays shipment of their new smart blinds. Apple’s long-awaited streaming service is almost upon us. And more…