How to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs | Digital Trends

When it comes to smart plugs, few are as versatile and affordable as the Amazon Smart Plug. These useful gadgets offer a bit of “smart” functionality to a wide assortment of electronics, making it easy to automate their performance. One of the greatest features of the Amazon Smart Plug is that it can be powered on and off at specific times of day. If you’re curious to know how it works, here’s a closer look at how to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs.
Before you can set a timer on your […]
How to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs | Digital Trends

This App Can Help Optimize Your Home Energy Costs—for a Cool $10K – WIRED

Do you know precisely how much electricity your gadgets and appliances sip when you're away from home? Or how frequently energy costs fluctuate? These factors are increasingly important to consider as electricity prices soar and outages become a more common occurrence. It's something Schneider Electric wants to help with. 
The power management company recently announced Schneider Home, a system that promises insight into and control over the electricity in your house through an app […]
This App Can Help Optimize Your Home Energy Costs—for a Cool $10K – WIRED

How to fix an orange flashing light on the HomePod mini – Digital Trends

Apple’s HomePod mini is one of the best smart speakers of 2023. Offering incredible sound quality, a stylish design, and an affordable price tag, anyone shopping for a HomeKit hub has likely stumbled upon Apple’s popular device. The setup process for the HomePod mini is rather straightforward — although many folks have stumbled into an issue that results in a blinking orange light appearing on their HomePod mini’s touchpad.
If you’ve encountered this frustrating error, here’s what you […]
How to fix an orange flashing light on the HomePod mini – Digital Trends

Blink Wired Floodlight Camera now available – Digital Trends

Blink, an Amazon-owned company that produces a wide variety of smart home gadgets, today announced the Blink Wired Floodlight Camera. The affordable device clocks in at just $99 yet manages to offer 1080p video capture, 2,600 lumens of LED lighting, motion detection, and several other premium features.
While Blink’s catalog is comprised of several indoor and outdoor cameras, this is the company’s first true floodlight. Previously, homeowners needed to purchase a Floodlight Mount for the […]
Blink Wired Floodlight Camera now available – Digital Trends

Apple HomePod vs. Apple HomePod 2023 – Digital Trends

It has been quite a few years since Apple first launched the (now-defunct) HomePod, but the old smart speaker has been given a revival. The second generation HomePod retails for $299, and it offers some serious improvements over the original. Not only does it bring enhanced audio quality, but there are plenty of other upgrades that make it much better than its older sibling. Here’s a closer look at all the differences (and similarities) between the original HomePod and HomePod 2023.
When […]
Apple HomePod vs. Apple HomePod 2023 – Digital Trends