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Belkin WeMo home automation products open to hackers, security researchers say don’t use them

Belkin WeMo home automation products open to hackers, security researchers say don’t use them

Belkin has a number of home automation products in its WeMo line. The Belkin WeMo LED lighting products were launched in January. Belkin also offers a WeMo light switch along with a number of other products for home automation. Those products have some serious security issues according to researchers.

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Smart Home players welcome Google (& warn it won’t be as easy as Android)

Smart Home players welcome Google (& warn it won’t be as easy as Android)

Google's surprise acquisition of Nest was met with no small amount of horror from existing users of the company's thermostats, but other players in the smart home segment aren't so worried about a big new name in the industry. Speaking to SlashGear, several of the better-known brands in home automation actively welcomed Google's involvement, countering user concerns around "Big Data" aggregation with the potential for far faster evolution of what's currently a fragmented market. In fact, as more than one company pointed out, it could've been so much worse: Apple could've bought Nest.

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Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Kit takes on hue

Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Kit takes on hue

Belkin has added to its growing WeMo smart home system with a new LED lightbulb, allowing for remote control of lighting around the home or office from an Android or iOS app. The new bulbs, which come in a starter pack with the WeMo Link that plugs into a spare power socket and bridges the home network with WeMo, are standard screw-fit, and the equivalent of 60W traditional incandescent bulbs.

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Belkin Miracast Video Adapter shoots content from Android devices to the TV

Belkin Miracast Video Adapter shoots content from Android devices to the TV

Belkin has announced a new product that sounds similar to the Chromecast device we reviewed back in July when it launched. Belkin's new product is called the Belkin Miracast Video Adapter F7D7501. The device is designed to mirror smartphone content onto the big screen in your living room.

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Belkin WeMo Insight Switch arrives for power-tracking home automation

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch arrives for power-tracking home automation

Belkin's WeMo Insight power-tracking wireless power socket has finally launched, offering internet-of-things and home automation fans a way not only to remotely control appliances, but see how much electricity they're sucking down. The switch, revealed back in September, works with Belkin's existing WeMo line-up of motion-sensors and remote plugs, with control from an iOS or Android device whether inside the home or outside it.

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Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Apple has introduced its latest iPad, the iPad Air, which we got our hands on earlier today. Following this, Belkin has announced three keyboard models for the new slate, each offering its own features for users of many varieties, whether an on-the-go casual user or a business power user. All three will be available for purchase in early November.

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Belkin Express Dock for iPad lets you charge without removing your case

Belkin Express Dock for iPad lets you charge without removing your case

Belkin has unveiled a new charging dock designed specifically for the latest generation iPad tablets that use the Lighting connector. The idea behind the dock was to design something that will allow users to charge the iPad without having to remove the case protecting the tablet. To make that happen, Belkin uses a adjustable dial on the back of the dock that controls the position of the Lighting connector.

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Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you monitor power consumption and cost to run electronics

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you monitor power consumption and cost to run electronics

Belkin recently introduced a new product to enhance the control and monitoring of smart homes. The product is called the Belkin WeMo Insight Switch and it is designed specifically to give homeowners the ability to monitor power consumption and power costs of connected electronic devices within the home. This swhitch is designed to share information with Android or iOS devices using a app.

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Belkin WeMo Light Switch arrives for 21st-century WiFi alternative to The Clapper

Belkin WeMo Light Switch arrives for 21st-century WiFi alternative to The Clapper

Back in January during CES 2013, Belkin revealed their latest WeMo product for home automation. The WeMo Light Switch allows users to remotely control the lighting in their house over WiFi via their smartphone or tablet. Finally, the new product is available today and is ready to take on The Clapper as the ultimate automated light switch device.

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Belkin’s dual-video docking stations turn ultrabooks and tablets into workstations

Belkin’s dual-video docking stations turn ultrabooks and tablets into workstations

Tablets and ultrabooks are nice because, if for no other reason, of their sheer portability. With that portability comes some trade-offs, however, primarily in how effective they are as a day-in, day-out workstation device for the home or office. That is where docking stations come in, of which Belkin has just announced two - one for tablets, the other for ultrabooks. Both offer dual-video for multiple monitors, as well as a host of ports.

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Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Review

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Review

After over a year of waiting, Belkin has finally released its Thunderbolt Express Dock. It was originally announced last year in January and was slated for a September 2012 release, but that obviously never happened. However, Belkin just launched the $299 dock yesterday, and we’ve taken the time to give it a good look-over and test it out for ourselves. Personally, as a MacBook Pro user who is constantly docking and undocking my laptop at my desk, I wanted to see if Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock would make the whole process easier. Let’s find out how it fared.

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Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock finally arrives, only seven months late

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock finally arrives, only seven months late

It's taken a while - a very long while - but Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock has finally hit shelves, offering Mac users a simple way to hook up a workstation's-worth of peripherals by stringing a single cable. First announced back in January 2012, and clearly missing its original release date in September of the same year, the $299.99 Thunderbolt Express Dock offers three USB 3.0 ports, gigabit ethernet, and a pass-through Thunderbolt connector of its own, among other things.

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