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Intuitive app design — PUCK

Intuitive app design — PUCK

SmashToast is dedicated to developing consumer-facing hardware and software that provide efficiency to everyday processes. We believe in a balanced approach to form and function. We strive to develop products that make lives better using simplicity, elegance, intuition and technology. In keeping with our mission,  the app for our flagship product, PUCK, was designed to be […]

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Amazon updates Alexa with important new smart home powers

Amazon updates Alexa with important new smart home powers

Alexa has long been a favorite of ours in the smart home. Over the weekend, Amazon rolled out an update to the company’s popular digital assistant, which makes the Alexa app a more intuitive tool for controlling your connected devices. Alexa is a voice assistant built into smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo. With a command, you can ask […]

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How smart Is your home?

How smart Is your home?

It is estimated that by 2021, 73 million homes — or 55 percent of all homes in the United States — will be smart-homes due to technology innovations that increase the efficiency and comfort of consumers’ homes, according to market research firm Berg Insight. Some of today’s most popular devices that homeowners and homebuyers alike […]

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There’s a huge investment opportunity in the smart home, Barclays says

There’s a huge investment opportunity in the smart home, Barclays says

Jessica Peterson | Getty You might want to think about investing in companies working to make our homes smarter, according to Barclays. Manav Patnaik, an analyst at Barclays, said in a note to investors on Tuesday that the connected home “could represent one of the most significant investment opportunities over the next several years.” Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are […]

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