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A Podcast Dedicated to all things Smart Home & Home Automation

A Podcast Dedicated to all things Smart Home & Home Automation
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A Podcast Dedicated to all things Smart Home & Home Automation

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Episode 229 - Is RSM Dead?

10/12/2018
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On this week’s episode of HomeTech: The latest in home tech headlines including Google’s big October announcements, and a “non-hyperbolic” question gets definitively answered: “Is RSM Dead?” Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Xiaomi introduces its new 4K HDR Mi Box S for $60California bans default passwords on any internet-connected deviceVerizon rolling out ‘5G Home’ internet service with free Apple TV in select cities starting...

Duration:00:59:47

Episode 228 - Billions in TP and Oreos

10/5/2018
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On this week’s episode of HomeTech: The latest in home tech headlines including; Speculation on Google’s big press event on Oct 9th The world’s most embarrassing new-product leak, courtesy of Best Buy SiriusXM acquires Pandora Comcast acquires Sky Roku unveils a $40 4k streaming device WiFi (finally) adopts version numbers Samsung reveals pricing on their 85” 8K display Thoughts on Amazon’s new Alexa Connect Kit A new and very compelling device from Caavo And more… Fan of the...

Duration:00:49:38

Episode 227 - Stupid Microwaves

9/21/2018
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On this week’s episode of HomeTech: Join as we discuss a busy week in home tech headlines including: Leaked images of the new Google Home Hub Hulu bolsters their live TV lineup Plex shuts down its cloud service tvOS12 brings Dolby Atmos and more to Apple TV Apple’s HomePod gets voice calling features And Amazon flexes their muscles with a massive new product release event Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Images of Google...

Duration:00:45:26

Episode 226 - CEDIA 2018 Wrap-Up! #NerdsOnBirds

9/18/2018
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On this week’s episode of HomeTech: Our annual, super-sized CEDIA wrap-up special! This year, we are joined by Richard Gunther of the Digital Media Zone’s Home:On podcast and Matt Scott from AV Nation’s ResiWeek for a very special episode! Join us as we take a deep dive into all of this year’s most important show takeaways. This is one you don’t want to miss! Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes HomeTech Happy HourHappy Hour Time...

Duration:01:34:28

Episode 225 - CEDIA 2018 Hot Take

9/9/2018
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We catch up on the CEDIA show floor for a quick show on what we've seen this year at the CEDIA Expo. Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Smarter Home LifeOrigin AcousticsCoastal Source - Landscape Lighting & Outdoor AudioSenic - Smart Home Meets DesignHomeTech Happy Hour

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 224 - HomeTech's CEDIA 2018 Preview

8/31/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Join us as we discuss the most important trends and technologies you should be looking for at CEDIA 2018 in San Diego, including: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! 🍺LAST CALL! HomeTech Happy Hour Information and Signup 🍀

Duration:01:19:34

Episode 223 - It's Complicated...

8/24/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: the week's biggest home tech headlines, including: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Jason's Weekend ProjectNetflix purges all user reviews like it said it wouldNetflix will now interrupt series binges with video ads for its other seriesStreaming TV services are now used by 5 percent of US households with Wi-FiApple gains a foothold in the smart speaker market: A Foolish TakeIKEA to expand...

Duration:00:42:27

Episode 222 - Swimming with iPhones

8/17/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Jason shares his (successful) covert mission to get himself a new iPhone X. Plus, the latest home tech headlines including: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes HomeKit Weekly: Four ways to control cooling with fans and air conditionersNew Samsung SmartThings Wifi Melds Home Automation Hub with Plume Mesh Wi-FiSamsung announces Galaxy Home speaker with Bixby smart assistantFive things we still don’t...

Duration:00:47:23

Episode 221 - Meet Flo with Gabriel Halimi

8/10/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Gabe Halimi, CEO and co-founder of Flo. An intelligent leak detection and water shutoff system, Flo takes water-damage protection to the next level. Tune in to hear how Flo's proactive approach to water monitoring can increase your water-use efficiency and protect your home from one of the most common causes of catastrophic damage. That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please...

Duration:01:07:05

Episode 220 - Moist-P Technology

8/3/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Joel Sellinger, co-founder of LifeDoor, for an installment of our Startup Showcase series. LifeDoor is compact device that automatically closes interior doors in your home in the event of a fire — a measure that could mean the difference between life and death. That, plus the latest home tech headlines including: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! 🍺 Click Here for HomeTech Happy Hour Info...

Duration:00:55:34

Episode 219 - "Smart Home is a Tough Space"

7/13/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We share our thoughts on the recently announced Sonos IPO, highlighting both the challenges and opportunities ahead for the one-time undisputed king of streaming audio in the home. That, plus the latest home tech headlines, including... Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes YouTube TV goes down (again) during World CupSmart Bulb Startup BeON Home Shuts DownNetflix will remove user reviews from its...

Duration:00:34:26

Episode 218 - Fireworks, Football, and Streaming Price Hikes

7/6/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We get together on the holiday week to catch up the latest. Jason has been shamed out of inaction on his slow quest to cut the cord. Seth has a bone to pick with the state of streaming media. A nod to the UK-based football (errr... soccer) fans in the audience. 4th of July festivities. And, oh yeah, what little news we could pull from the summer doldrums... Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show...

Duration:00:39:08

Episode 217 - Projects Project with Joe Albian

6/29/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Joe Albian, a supporter of the show who shares his handy work on the latest installment of the "Projects Project". Joe hired professional help for portions of the home including wiring and landscape audio but has also done a great deal of professional-caliber work on his own. The results are a clean and robust installation with a few custom touches you won't want to miss (including one of the nicest AV head ends we've seen on the...

Duration:00:58:54

Episode 216 - Exploring Plex

6/22/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Jason and Seth take a deep dive into Plex, a market-leading media server solution. From exploring the Plex's origins as an answer to XBMC for Mac users to its rapidly expanding functionality as a live TV DVR solution with Plex Pass, this solution has clearly come a long way. For anyone considering alternatives for locally-stored, streaming, or live TV, this episode is a can't miss. That plus... Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please...

Duration:00:57:06

Episode 215 - Projects Project with Eric Hanes

6/15/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech Jason sits down to talk with Eric Hanes about the trials and tribulations it took to complete his home's technology and Atmos theater. Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Onkyo TXNR3030 ReceiverControl4 Door StationsSonos | Wireless Speakers and Home Sound SystemsPro Cinema 6040UB 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement, HDR and ISF | Epson USControl4 EA5 Home ControllerWords of Mass Disruption Podcast

Duration:00:42:04

Episode 214 - WWDC 2018 Roundup

6/8/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech friend of the show Adam Justice joins us to review Apple's WWDC keynote and chat about what, if any, exciting HomeKit news came out of the conference. Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes The Beam is Sonos’ ambitious attempt to win the living roomSonos announces AirPlay 2 support, Siri control coming in JulyThe Connected Home ShowConnect SenseWatch the Apple WWDC Special EventApple TV to get IP...

Duration:00:41:14

Episode 213 - Josh Micro and the State of AI with Josh.ai's Alex Capecelatro

6/1/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: We are joined by Alex Capecelatro, CEO and co-founder of Josh.ai, to discuss the latest at both his company and in the world of AI as a whole. Alex introduces us to Josh Micro, their newest product. Way more than a microphone, this powerful little device packs processing, sensors, capacitive touch control, and more into a compact form factor. Even better, Josh Micro brings the company's uniquely powerful voice control and home automation platform to new,...

Duration:01:04:25

Episode 212 - Updates to Our Privacy Policy

5/25/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Sonos, Sound United Settle Lawsuits on Denon HEOSApple HomePod competitor Sonos lays off 96 employees ahead of expected IPOInsurance Meets Smart Home at Connections 2018: IoT Sensors, Data, Warranties, MoreComcast moves forward with national rollout of mesh Wi-Fi systemPlume WiFi SystemsNovel Effect raises $3M from Amazon and VCs for voice-enabled children’s...

Duration:00:43:17

Episode 211 - Revoked Tokens

5/18/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Settling the all-important "Laurel vs Yanni" debate. Plus... Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes What do you guys hear? - RedditYanny or Laurel? The science behind the audio version of The DressApple Plans to Sell Video Subscriptions Through TV AppA new Wi-Fi standard could let different mesh routers work togetherBlanket your house in Wi-Fi for $100Tenda Nova MW6(2-pack) Whole Home Mesh WiFi System...

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 210 - Google IO 2018

5/11/2018
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On this week's episode of HomeTech: Join us as we dissect Google IO 2018. In a very strong showing for the company, this year's conference featured numerous announcements that home tech enthusiasts everywhere should be excited about. That, plus... Fan of the show? Want to support our efforts? Please consider becoming a Patron! Show Notes Netgear put a cable modem in latest Orbi wifi routerRing launches the Neighbors app to keep your community saferHisense’s latest 4K UHD Roku TV models...

Duration:00:48:46