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Most Wanted: The best smart home products you can buy

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

One of the biggest trends in consumer technology over the last few years has been the rise of the smart home. The number of different device categories that now make up the 'Internet of Things' (IoT) has grown immensely, with connected appliances now found in many households across the US and beyond.

The smart home was once an expensive hobby for tech-fiends only but has now become an affordable aspiration for normal people.

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Most Wanted: The best smart home products you can buy was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Deal Alert] The Wink Hub 2 is $69 ($30 off)

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

If you're looking for an easy way to get into home automation, then this deal alert may interest you. The Wink Hub 2 is currently on sale, dropping down to $69.17 on a few websites. That's about $30 off of the MSRP, which is pretty decent.

Wink's second-generation Hub received a very nice, favorable review from Rita, which you can read here if you're interested. There are plenty of features, a simple setup process, and a wide range of supported devices.

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[Deal Alert] The Wink Hub 2 is $69 ($30 off) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Wink announces support for more products including SmartThings sensors, motorized blinds, Sengled lights, and more

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Wink is a well-known name when it comes to the smart home space, and in a blog post today the company announced support for a bunch of new products. It supports five new lighting solutions, seven new security products/sensors, and three motorized window solutions (fancy words for automated window blinds). Connecting all your smart home devices into one seamless solution has never been easier. 

The full list of newly supported devices is just below.

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Wink announces support for more products including SmartThings sensors, motorized blinds, Sengled lights, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Wink announces support for more products including SmartThings sensors, motorized blinds, Sengled lights, and more

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Wink is a well-known name when it comes to the smart home space, and in a blog post today the company announced support for a bunch of new products. It supports five new lighting solutions, seven new security products/sensors, and three motorized window solutions (fancy words for automated window blinds). Connecting all your smart home devices into one seamless solution has never been easier. 

The full list of newly supported devices is just below.

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Wink announces support for more products including SmartThings sensors, motorized blinds, Sengled lights, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

i.am+ has purchased Wink, the smart home hub company, from Flextronics

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Wink is a name that's decently well-known in the smart home space. Previously owned by the ill-fated Quirky, the home automation company got pawned off to Flextronics. Now, Wink will be joining i.am+, the firm founded by entertainer will.i.am. The sum of the acquisition is unknown right now, however, i.am+'s PR has confirmed the purchase.

This news first made the rounds when Wink itself started sending out notices to customers. You can see the email below.

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i.am+ has purchased Wink, the smart home hub company, from Flextronics was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Wink introduces two new lighting control features alongside the Wink Bright starter kit

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

There are increasing numbers of people looking into smart home products and services, and Wink provides a pretty robust option for them. "Powerful, but fun and easy to use" was how we described the Wink Home Hub 2 in our review late last year. Since then, compatibility for a variety of products and services has been added, including control of lights and thermostats through Google Home. Now, Wink is introducing a new light bulb starter pack and two new automation features in the app.

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Wink introduces two new lighting control features alongside the Wink Bright starter kit was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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