Tag: automation

Control your Android device via Windows 10’s Cortana

It’s just been a few days since Microsoft’s Windows 10 officially launched into the world and already, we have developers integrating Cortana – Windows...

Device automation made easy with Droid Automation, MacroDroid

One of the nice things about tweaking your Android device is the possibility of a very high level of automation – this is because...

Todoist partners with IFTTT to automate task creation

“If This Then That” is a popular (and free!) automation tool for Android users who don’t have the time to learn the steep learning...

AutoInput plugin automates almost any app, no root needed

Let us bottom-line this for all of you out there – if you’re wondering what’s so amazing about the Android OS (and ecosystem), it...

Android Wear can light lamps and make you popcorn

OK, so maybe it won't directly make you some movie time chow, but your Android Wear watch smartwatch can at least turn on the...

Honeywell Lyric puts a twist on the smart thermostat

Home automation is becoming more accessible and affordable, and Honeywell, who has been in that business for quite some time now, wants to still...

Belkin WeMo app update brings proper support for Kit Kat

The latest update for the Belkin WeMo app has arrived in the Play Store. This time the app has gone to v1.6 and with...

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug stops devices from overheating

D-Link has just announced it's first entry into the smart home market. While you might already have heard of other similar WiFi-connected plugs, this...

Belkin WeMo app update adds more scheduling options and long press gesture support

Consumer electronics and accessory maker Belkin has just announced the upcoming availability of an update to its WeMo mobile app. This update brings in...

LG Smart Lamp brings a little intelligence to bulbs

LG has just revealed one of its little incursions into the smart home territory. Unveiling what it simply calls the Smart Lamp, these Bluetooth-enabled...

Automated Device rules engine gives your device a small brain of its own

Android power users will probably be familiar with a couple of automation apps that lets your smarpthone or tablet automatically change some settings whenever...

Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth-enabled deadbolts now shipping

There is a bit of good news for those who were waiting to open their door using a Bluetooth connection from their phone. The...