Build Robots and other Gadgets to fit your need, with Android!
This looked pretty neat, the second half of the video gets a bit better:
..just thinking about possibilities and how you could create things to meet your needs.. prompted a mention in this section. I'm not sure its really a house and home thing but, it could be - and it could be really neat stuff.
Below is a game we created using Hippo-ADK and App Inventor. It uses physical buttons to control a retro-style smash-a-mole game. No hardware programming was involved.
Check it out!