D-Link’s new smart-home hub speaks Wi-Fi and Z-Wave

LAS VEGAS — D-Link now has its own home automation hub, a Wi-Fi-and-Z-Wave-fluent device that’s designed to plug into your router to bridge smart-home connectivity between various accessories and the Mydlink app. This new device, dubbed the Connected Home Hub, is reasonably priced at 80 bucks, yet it doesn’t understand as many protocol languages as […]

BlueGuard combines a lock and a cam to patrol your door

Lark-wi A smart lock, a smart doorbell and a smart camera rolled into one, BlueGuard wants to take care of everything you could need to keep your front door safe with a single device. From electronics maker Lark-Wi, BlueGuard combines the functionality of popular...

AllBe1 brings DIY home security back to the basics

AllBe1 During a time when multiaccessory kits and third-party integrations are dominating the DIY security market, Israel-based startup AllBe1 is trying something a bit different. It’s streamlining home security with a single sensor-packed gizmo, available for...