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LightwaveRF Launch Smart Home iOS App

JSJS Designs have announced a new free iOS App for their LightwaveRF Home Automation system.  For the first time the ‘all-new’ app for the iPhone and iPad allows users to pause timers and switch locations.  Check out the full PR and link to the iTunes Store below… LightwaveRF, the company behind affordable smart home technology, has […]

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LightwaveRF Launch Smart Home Android App

JSJS Designs have announced a new free Android App for their LightwaveRF Home Automation system.  There will be an ‘all-new’ Apple iOS app for your iPhone and iPad in the next few weeks plus the promise of a web platform before the end of the year too.  For now check out the full PR and link to […]

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Video: The New Plex App for Android

The Plex guys have just released a major update to the Android app.  New features include powerful filters, recommendations between friends, sharing videos through Facebook and Sync’ing media to your device for off-line playback. You can even use your Andriod device as a media server.  Check out the video below for a great walk through […]

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HomeAutom8 and iAutom8 Home Automation System

HomeAutom8 and iAutom8 from Tristan Phillips are a cloud service and mobile app combo home automation system. The software works with RFXCom transmitters and smart home devices like HomeEasy, LightwaveRF, ByeByeStandBy, DomiaLite and X10. HomeAutom8 has a Free in-cloud scheduling service and a cross platform, cross browser online version, plus a £9.99 universal iPhone / iPad iOS App, as […]

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Plex Introduces New Improved Android App

Plex team leader Elan Feingold has blogged an introduction to their new improved Android app.  The ground up rewrite targets devices running Android 3.2 or newer, dropping support for older versions of the OS.  However this has allowed the team to bring a vastly improved feature set and user experience.  You’ll be able to grab […]

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Tethercell Brings Smartphone Control to Battery Powered Devices

Los Angeles startup Tetherboard created lots of interest at CES last month with their new remote control device.  Tethercell adopts the form factor of an AA battery and contains Bluetooth 4.0 powered electronics that allow it to make any battery powered device remote controllable. Enough space is left over to insert a AAA battery to replace power […]

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AlertMe Launch Web and Smartphone Remote Heating Control with British Gas

AlertMe have just announced that its web and smartphone enabled remote heating control service is now available in the UK exclusively from British Gas.  The system allows the user to easily schedule their heating from their computer or phone as well as easily override the settings on the go via the web interface, Smartphone app […]

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CEDIA launches Industry App

CEDIA (Custom Electronic and Design Installation Association) has introduced its one of a kind, new smartphone app, providing a platform for industry professionals globally to connect, gain valuable information on the go and improve their business. “Available on Apple, Blackberry and Android devices, the new international app is a must have tool for Electronic Systems […]

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Apple Announce iPhone 4S – Here’s What You Need to Know

Apple Announce iPhone 4S – Here’s What You Need to Know

A short time ago Tim Cook took the stage for the first time as the CEO of Apple at their Cupertino headquarters.  His presentation finally put an end to the usual wild speculation and rumour of the last few months.  So here are all the important specs of the new hardware along with some surprises […]

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My Automated Home: Nigel Giddings – Installing Broadband in a Rural Location

In this months ‘My Automated Home’ feature, Nigel Giddings shows us his ingenious set-up that grabs a 3G signal from one corner of his rural idyll, beams it 300 meters back to his home and redistributes it to the family.  If you’re in the countryside and conventional ADSL or cable broadband is not available, then […]

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