By Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2014 • UPDATE: No longer under review - Reviewers have not been kind to the new Wink home automation system from GE-backed Quirky. Amazon just put the product ‘under review’ but the status could reflect little more than a logistical bump.
By Julie Jacobson · July 1, 2014 • Wink’s 24/7 tech support, product packaging, device discovery, real-time diagnostics expected to drive home automation sales; works with Android Wear.
By Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2014 • The original $99 Staples Connect home automation hub by Linksys drops to $49, with a new $79 option from D-Link coming with ZigBee and Bluetooth; Win 8 and Samsung TV apps added to platform.
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2014 • Home Depot to sell new home automation Hub from Quirky’s spinoff business Wink; Hub supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart (BLE), Z-Wave Plus, ZigBee and Lutron’s Caseta wireless protocol.
By Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2012 • FIRST for Pro program and price-competitive low-voltage products lure home systems integrators to The Home Depot.