Smart Home Istallation
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Smart Home Installation - It’s complicated!

The smart home was supposed to make things simple. It was supposed to cook for you, clean for you, pick out your clothes, and gently wake you up by parting the curtains. But that old ideal has been replaced with a vastly different new one:…
FBI Warning on Home Automation Devices
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FBI Issues ‘Drive-By’ Hacking Warning: Here is how you can secure them

The FBI has issued a new warning on the vulnerability of Home Automation devices, and here's what you can do to protect them from going rogue. FBI Warning There is a gaping hole in our online security—the surge of connected devices we…
Staying Healthy with Alexa
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How to Stay Healthy with your Amazon Echo

While Alexa is not a doctor and can't physically examine you personally, it may use the web and its smarts to help give you a diagnosis based on the condition you've described. Let alone, you could prevent that dreaded copay and doctor…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready

So you want to get your smart home Halloween ready, all you need are some smart plugs and smart lights for creating some really scary experiences. Those of us that love smart home technology know that it can help make our lives simpler…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Simple Smart Home Automation for the Hearing Impaired

Adding voice control to smart home automation has been a boon. Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo have brought voice controls into millions of homes -- but what if you can't hear what Alexa has to say? What if it's difficult or impossible…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Improve Your Sleep With Smart Home Technology

Sleep has been a hot topic as of late, with many podcasts and articles stressing the importance of getting in enough z’s. All of the attention is for good reason - studies show that an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans of all ages…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Smart Home Automation; Top 5 Troubleshooting Tips

The smart home automation process is nuanced, but planning ahead of time with these troubleshooting tips can save you some heartache. Here are the top five smart home automation problems you might run into when you’re outfitting your…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Smart Home Style Tips

Revamping your home into a connected smart house can seem like an intimidating task. You might wonder if the place will end up looking like an eyesore, with wires and gadgets everywhere you look. But as technological advances have been made…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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Smart Home Lighting System

  Along with shading, lighting control has become an enormous part of contemporary residential design. It cleans away wall acne, lets the homeowner arrive in style and depart with ease, and centralizes control across every fixture…
Get Your Smart Home Halloween Ready
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A STEP-BY-STEP APPROACH TO HOME AUTOMATION

When most people think about having a home automation system installed, the incorporation of scads of high-tech equipment naturally springs to mind. While the installation of the gear is certainly an important part of the process, there…