Hubs & Network

The key to a truly connected smart home lies in a seamless and reliable network.

Our Hubs & Network category covers everything you need to know about the leading smart home ecosystems such as Alexa, Google Home & Assistant, and Apple Homekit & Siri.

Learn about the benefits of wireless protocols like Zigbee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, Matter, and Thread, and how they work together to create a stable and flexible smart home network.

Find the perfect hub and network solutions that fit your unique needs.

14 Fixes when your Google Home App can’t find Chromecast

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I love Chromecast and have set up various Chromecast devices for family and friends down through the years. While generally easy to configure, every now and then I’ve come across connection issues. This might occur when the Google Home app on my phone or tablet can’t find the Chromecast device or the Google Home app says Chromecast is offline when it shouldn’t…