A Smart Tech Tool That Will Help Novice Gardeners Kill Fewer Plants
Edyn aims to help gardeners keep tabs on their plants' health with a sensor and accompanying app—a water valve that controls...
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
The Things a Smart-Tech Reviewer Actually Uses
We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices are.
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Welcome to Your Forever Home: Smart Tech For Aging in Place
The smart tech revolution holds particular promise for aging in place.
Tech Talk: 4 Smart Home Upgrades You Can Make in a Weekend
You've heard the phrase "work smarter, not harder." Here are quick, easy smart home upgrades you can knock out in one weekend.
Tech Talk: 3 Smart Home Devices to Sell Your House Faster
Offering new conveniences, energy savings, safety, and security, pre-installed home automation devices are quite appealing to...
Tech Talk: Start Your Smart Home For Under $200
A smart home doesn’t have to be an expensive home.
Tech Talk: 4 Smart Devices to Make Pet Care a Breeze
Connect your pets to the Internet to help you monitor, feed, and care for them when you can’t be there.
Smart Tech Lovers Take Note, Your Shower Needs an Update
GROHE’s new SmartControl gives you complete control over water temperature, pressure, and output, meaning the perfect shower is...
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
Amazon Joins Forces With Plant Prefab, a Smart Housing Startup
Amazon's Alexa Fund invests in Plant Prefab, a start-up specializing in the sustainable construction of prefab homes.
Clueless About Gardening? These 5 Smart Planters Can Help
You may not have a green thumb, but thanks to technology, you can still grow your own herbs and vegetables.
Meet the Faces Behind Our Smart Tech Issue
The writers and photographers that made our July/August 2016 issue possible.
6 Ways Smart Lighting Can Help You Take Control of Your Home
From customized presets to voice commands, these intelligent features promise added comfort, safety, and sustainability in the...
On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
HP Tango Combines Smart Tech and Style For a Printer That Transcends the Office
We sit down with designer Ken Musgrave to chat about the changing landscape of technology and design—and how it all comes...
25 Modern Homes That Kill it With Concrete
Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.
10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes
Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going...