pre-order back in late-July, however while the bit about them shipping is positive, there will be some initial disappointment for Android users.
LG G2 smartphone sure is impressive. We loved nearly everything about the 5.2-inch quad-core flagship smartphone in our full G2 Review. However, one area that always seemed to bother us was the screen brightness, and thanks to several comments and XDA threads, we know we're not alone. Thankfully there's many custom apps in the Play Store to fix this, so we figured we'd mention one.
Home automation is not an entirely new concept, however it is one that seems to be growing at a rather decent rate. Not to mention, the home automation options appear to be getting easier and easier in terms of setup and use. They also appear to be getting down to price points that many would consider affordable.
Home automation seems to be a growing topic these days. There are some available third-party options that are able to be controlled using your smartphone or tablet, however it looks like Samsung and HTC may be working on something with ZigBee. The ZigBee Alliance has a standard set of protocols and they include being able to control items such as switches, lights and heating controls.
AT&T has officially launched their Digital Life home management and automation system today. This initial launch will bring support for select markets and with features that touch on everything from security to remote access. The Digital Life setup will allow users to do things such as remotely unlock a door, turn on a light and adjust the thermostat from their Android running smartphone or tablet.
in January during CES. At the time they had said the app would arrive in February and that it would be available for select devices. Well, the app has officially landed in the Google Play Store. The app is dubbed the "WeMo Beta for Galaxy SIII" and as the name would imply, it has been released in beta form and with support for just one device.