Consumer Reports Addresses Privacy of Smart Appliances

Consumer Reports says smart appliances are sharing encrypted personal data with the manufacturer, and speculates that smart appliances will have shorter lifespans.

Apr 19, 2023

Hands On: Dreo Macro Max S Review

A powerhouse fit within a soft-spoken package, the Macro Max S is a surprisingly intelligent device that would be welcome in all corners of the home.

Feb 09, 2023

Beko Smart Refrigerator Tech Earns KBIS ‘Design Bites’ Prize

HarvestFresh innovation impresses judges to give Beko the ‘Brand with the Biggest Bite’ nod at KBIS 2023; Brondell garners People’s Pick praise.

Feb 02, 2023

Could the Best Smart Home Hub be the Home Theater?

Parks Associates notes brands like Roku have drastically changed how consumers interpret the functionality a TV should provide.

Jan 18, 2023

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Beko U.S. Names Justin Reinke as VP of Marketing

Justin Reinke, a 22-year integrated marketing veteran, has been named to fill the newly created position of vice president of marketing for Beko U.S. Beko Home Appliances is the fast-growing American subsidiary of Arçelik, one of the world’s large

Aug 25, 2022

How Connected Appliances Fit into a Whole-Home Control Ecosystem

Four ways smart appliances can integrate with a whole-home control ecosystem.

May 02, 2022