Smart Lighting Deck Solutions

Five Smart Ways to Light Your Deck this Summer

Five Ways to Spruce Your Deck this Summer Lighting can extend the use and pleasure of an outdoor deck, increase safety and security, and make the space more attractive and inviting. As the sun sets, you can still stay outside and…
Smaart House Work from home solution

Work from home present a new security threat in the age of COVID-19

Why the new work from home paradigm brought about by the pandemic has given rise to a new set of challenges for businesses The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for organizations as many employees have…
Flickering Lights

What causes your lights to flicker?

If the lights in your home are flickering and they aren't faux flame bulbs or Christmas tree lights, you're likely frustrated and a little nervous. While some causes of flickering are easy to fix, there are bigger issues you should always…
Where Is the Best Place for a Smart Speaker in a Room?

Where Is the Best Place for a Smart Speaker in a Room?

Google Home and Amazon Echo devices have excellent microphone arrays. If yours seem never to hear you, the problem might not be the speaker or your voice. It might be where you put the device. Better placement may improve its performance. Why…
Z-Wave vs Zigbee vs WiFi

Z-Wave vs Zigbee vs WiFi | Which set-up is best for your home?

Z-Wave vs Zigbee vs WiFi, which Technology Is Best? Z-Wave, Zigbee and WiFi are the leading wireless smart home technologies but they are not compatible with each other. While it’s possible to build a smart…
Gmail Inbox Security

How to Make Your Gmail Inbox Safer

Block Persistent Spammers If someone's clogging your inbox but Gmail's Report spam feature isn't catching it, Gmail lets you block individual senders easily. With an email open, click the three dots to the top right, then choose Block.…
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Will WiFi 6+AI Will Change IT Systems Forever?

The WiFi6 standard is coming, and it’s going to change the industry forever. I believe this to be true because WiFi6 is the first WiFi specification designed specifically for a world where the majority of endpoints will connect wirelessly.…
4k Monitor

Should You Use HDMI, DisplayPort, or USB-C for a 4K Monitor?

If you’ve bought a new 4K monitor recently, you might have been puzzled by the array of ports on the back. HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C, and Thunderbolt, so which is the best option for you? HDMI 2.1 High Definition Multimedia Interface,…
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The ‘New Normal’ for Many Older Adults

The 'new normal' for many senior adults is speaking to Friendship Lines, a 24-hour hotline and check-up service established by many non-profit organizations Already, moving lectures and happy hours onto video chat screens has become almost…
4 remote workforce problems teleconferencing can solve

Teleconferencing increases productivity

Working from home is no longer an anomaly. Indeed, it’s become pretty commonplace, thanks in part to the explosion of technology that supports it, from video conferencing to screen sharing to instant messaging. Combine this with the benefits…