Which smart home gadgets can you keep up with and how to keep them up to date?

By now, we’re used to hearing a lot about smart home devices that allow users to control the home remotely, from controlling thermostats to turning on lights.

However, a recent report from The Verge shows that we could soon be able to control our own home remotely via a new smart-home device that doesn’t require a smart phone.

While that sounds pretty neat, it also raises a few questions.

First, how do we get to that remote control?

Second, how can we prevent people from controlling our home remotely?

And finally, how will this be enforced?

In this episode of the Smart Home podcast, our guest is Ryan Kostecki, senior manager at TechCrunch.

Ryan’s new book is The Smart Home: A Guide to Making the Smartest, Happiest Home.

Follow him on Twitter at @ryankostecky, subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher, and subscribe on Google Play Music.

By now, we’re used to hearing a lot about smart home devices that allow users to control the home remotely,…