Whole Home Stories January 3, 2015

The home automation sector of consumer technology continues to grow and generally improve, as more devices gain “smart” functionality. We’ve seen a number of products enter the fray during Q4 of 2014, but it’s yet to be seen whether any one company is ready to bring it all together in a truly mainstream way. While we continue to wait on Apple HomeKit-compatible devices, we had the opportunity to spend some time with products from SmartThings, a Washington, DC-based company that promises an “easy, open and limitless” smart home experience.

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Whole Home Stories April 3, 2014

expiredD-Link Whole Home Router w/SmartBeam Coverage, Gigabit, USB SharePort $20 shipped (Reg. $49)

Newegg is offering the D-Link Whole Home Router with SmartBeam Coverage, Gigabit, and a USB SharePort for $48.99. The coupon code EMCPFPG95 takes down to only $19.99 shipped. That’s $22 off the regular price and a match for the lowest price we’ve seen.

It features wireless N300 Mbps speed for solid performance, an advanced QoS engine for seamless HD streaming, and a high-powered amplifier for whole-home coverage.

Amazon’s customers rated it well and left great reviews for it. Offer ends April 9th.

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