Scandal, Delay, Fresh Faces: 3 Smart Routers + Home Automation at CES 2015

By Julie Jacobson · January 3, 2015 • Scandal-ridden Soap, tardy Securifi Almond+ and brand new Amped TAP-R2 promise to deliver smarter routers for the smart home.

25 Home Automation Projects on Crowdfunding: A Roundup

By Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2013 • How 25 smart home projects are faring on Kickstarter and elsewhere: smart bulbs, smart locks, energy management and other home automation (Julie Jacobson/CE Pro)

Securifi Almond+ is Best $99 Home Automation System

By Julie Jacobson · January 16, 2013 • CES 2013: Tiny Almond+ home automation hub from Securifi packs Gigabit Ethernet router (4 ports), 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Z-Wave, ZigBee, macros, apps and cuteness.