Triby IO is a smart home speaker with Alexa and IFTTT support

Invoxia’s Triby portable speaker was the first non-Amazon device to support Amazon’s Alexa voice service when it launched last year. Now Invoxia is launching a second-gen model, and the company says the new model is more than just a speaker, radio, digital assistant, and speakerphone. it’s also a hub that can control home automation tasks. […]

Google’s OnHub routers get smart home features with IFTTT

Google’s OnHub series routers are designed to be easy to use and attractive enough that you might not want to hide them underneath or behind furniture (which can actually improve performance since the signal won’t be obstructed). But another thing that sets OnHub devices from Asus and TP-Link apart from most other routers is their support for […]

Lilbits (4-24-2014): Vic Gundotra leaves Google, IFTTT comes to Android

It’s a time for departures and arrivals: The head of Google+ is leaving Google, but the makers of popular web “recipe” service IFTTT (If This, Then That) are coming to Google with a new Android app that lets you do things like do things like send a notification if the forecast calls for rain, or […]