Smart Home

Smart Home

An automated home can help do several things for you and your family. A Smart Home will protect you by keeping you notified with a great Home Security system. Or you'll be able to turn on and off appliances and lights with timers, and with mobile apps on your smartphones or tablets. Your air conditioning and heating can also be controlled, with a thermostat that's connected to Wi-Fi also. Getting your house outfitted as a Smart Home is a great way to save money, keep your home energy efficient, and protect your family and property.

‘Works with Nest’ FAQ: Google’s Smart Home Plans

Google is hard at work expanding its Nest program, turning it into one of the most interconnected, complex smart home systems around. If you are a fan of Google products and want to adopt more home automation, it's time to learn more about the big plan...

DIY Security: Novi Offers the Ideal Apartment-Friendly Device

Smart security systems, with their impressive array of sensors and smartphone-ready apps, do have one issue: Few are created with the smaller apartment or loft in mind, where landlord rules and a lack of space render many security systems inapplicable....

Security Alarm Systems Deliver Peace of Mind

Security alarm systems can bring peace of mind to homeowners in a variety of affordable ways. They can be über-high technology affairs, or they...

Apple Home Automation Poised to Jump into Smart Device Market

Apple may well be the next company to jump into home automation, with rumors circling about a smart device program that the company is ready to launch. While it is not official quite yet, rumors – originating from the Financial Times, which has a habit...

Internet of Things Applications Need Security to Attract Customers

With seemingly every new piece of consumer technology capable of Internet access, the age of the "Internet of Things" appears to be upon us, but security issues are a main reason some are holding off on a new wireless HA system or thermostat.

Verizon Home Automation Software Features

The popularity of home automation software has increased dramatically in the last few years with the rise of compatible smartphone, tablet and PC technologies...

Nyrius Smart Outlet Gives You Automated Control of Home Appliances

The Nyrius Smart Outlet lets you wirelessly control home appliances and electronics from the comfort of your smartphone or tablet. Bluetooth technology and the Nyrius app work together to help you create an efficient schedule to manage your devices ...

7 Smart Kitchen Gadgets to Will Make Your LIfe Easier

It's a busy world and between work, school, and extracurricular activities you find that you just don't have the time in the kitchen, these devices help create a smart kitchen that will hopefully make your life easier. Smart Coffee It's easy to set up...

The Internet of Things: Overhyped or the Next Technology Wave?

Lately, it seems like the tech news space is being overrun with the latest on the Internet of Things. Will we soon have to worry about our microwaves and refrigerators conspiring to let hackers access our home networks?