Tribeza Online ExclusiveSmart Homes Made EasyNest and TreeHouse team up to bring connected homes to AustinAlmost everything is connected to the Internet. Our phones, computers, and watches are obviously online. But did you know bike locks and gas grills are, too? Toasters, doorbells, garden hoses, and baby monitors have also joined the ranks of “smart” appliances. On the one hand, the raft of connected products hitting the market is a signal of people’s growing appetite for smart devices.