Originating from Buffalo, NY, Nick is educated in media production and arts journalism. When he’s not writing about tech Nick can be found playing video games and keeping up on the latest in pop culture.
Articles and Reviews by Nick Schmiedicker
The Best Google Home-Compatible Smart Home Devices
October 04, 2017 – Here's what you need to have a smart home run by Google.
Here's how to set up multi-room audio with Amazon Alexa
September 05, 2017 – Everything to get your home audio synced up beautifully.
The Best Smart Bulbs of 2017
August 14, 2017 – These lightbulbs will do so much more than just brighten your home.
4 things you need to know before buying a smart light bulb
August 08, 2017 – It's not as easy as you might think.
The Best Smart Locks of 2017
June 29, 2017 – Secure your home safely and reliably with these top smart locks.
4 things you need to know before buying a smart lock
June 27, 2017 – Virtual Keys, Geofencing, Z-Wave—what does it all mean?
Should you wait for the Apple HomePod?
June 06, 2017 – Is there any room for Apple in an Amazon Echo world?
Could this new smart speaker de-throne the Amazon Echo?
May 31, 2017 – Step aside Amazon, the Essential Home is the future we've been waiting for.
Microsoft's new smart speaker looks exactly like the Amazon Echo
May 08, 2017 – There's a new competitor to the Amazon Echo and Google Home.
13 incredibly useful tricks you can do with an Amazon Echo
March 21, 2017 – Everything you need to know to make you an Amazon Alexa master.
How to manage your Alexa-enabled devices
January 23, 2017 – We'll show you how to become the true master of your smart home.
Control your entire smart home with the upgraded Wink Hub 2
January 05, 2017 – Manage your smart devices from one, easy-to-use hub.
This smart remote can control every smart device you own
January 04, 2017 – One remote to control pretty much every device you own.
iDevices has a clever new way to control your smart home
January 03, 2017 – A smart home power switch that goes wire-free.
Happy Birthday Alexa! Get a cheap Amazon Echo today only
November 07, 2016 – Celebrate Alexa's birthday with a discounted Amazon Echo.
"Alexa, what's the best deal on the Amazon Tap?"
October 05, 2016 – Get the Amazon Tap at a great price for a limited time only.
Smart Labels Open Up a New World of Information
June 26, 2015 – Printable sensors could help quantify the unquantifiable.
Can iDevices' Switch Win the War for the Smart Plug?
April 16, 2015 – iDevices' Switch turns any outlet into a smart home platform.