Controlling Your Home

A demo of the new SmartThings/Echo partnership showed users commanding the speaker to turn on and dim lights.

Amazon’s Echo Might Be Getting More Useful With SmartThings Integration

If telling your web-connected home entertainment speaker to reorder laundry detergent wasn’t enough (when is it?), Amazon is reportedly giving Echo the ability to essentially run your home through a new partnership with SmartThings. [More]