The Ups and Downs of Google Assistant Mini

The Ups and Downs of Google Assistant Mini
by Tom Simon on 01-09-2019 at 12:00 pm

On Star Trek when they asked the computer to do something, they never heard it say “Sorry, you have no photon torpedoes connected to your account”. However, this sort of thing is something that happens at my house when I forget the exact name of a specific light. How did I get here?

I was reluctant to buy a “home assistant” for all the reasons… Read More


Webinar alert – Smart homes demanding low power Wi-Fi

Webinar alert – Smart homes demanding low power Wi-Fi
by Don Dingee on 04-07-2016 at 4:00 pm

There are two camps of thinking on the IoT: those who believe Bluetooth and Wi-Fi rule the edge, and those who support any of dozens of other wireless networking specifications for their various technical advantages. The ubiquity of Wi-Fi in homes helps devices connect in a few clicks – so why don’t more IoT designers use it?… Read More