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.

10 Great Smart Home Gifts for Mom

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and to show them that you appreciate them get them something that is appropriate for them. We've looked through a variety of items to come up with smart home gifts, tech gifts and on-the go gifts that are perfect for ..

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 ...

‘SmartThings Know and Control’ Jumps Ahead of the Pack

Ready to hear about what is possibly the best home automation system on the market? Take a gander at the SmartThings Know and Control system.

Lono Smart Sprinkler System Keeps Plants Happy, Saves Money

If you are looking for a smart sprinkler system that will nourish your plants and lawn while saving you money at the same time, then Lono is the answer. The smart sprinkler provides...

Apple Watch vs. the Competition: How Does the iWatch Compare?

With the Apple Watch at last available to consumers, it's time to take a look at the Apple Watch vs. the competition. How well does it stack up against alternatives from Pebble, LG, Samsung, and Moto? Let's take a look. Price The Apple Watch (yes,...

The Next Generation Smart Door Lock Has Arrived

A smart door lock conversion should make your life easier. Most of the first generation of products that we saw were pretty cool, but limited. The next generation promised and delivered quite a bit more. The Sesame lock from Stanford startup ...

Converting to a Smart Home: Where to Start

Smart home and home automation are terms you hear everywhere these days, but what does it really mean and how can you start converting to a smart home? Smart home and home automation have become catch phrases that can cover everything from a...

Home Automation Market Enters Mainstream House Construction

Once the domain of the esoteric, the Home Automation market is gradually coming of age and entering the home builder mainstream. If you are still considering turning your residence into a digital smart home, now is the time for further exploration.

Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Saves You Money on Outdoor Water Usage

The Rachio Iro Smart Sprinker provides automatic watering for all your vegetation that can be wirelessly controlled from the comfort of your smartphone. If you are looking for an intelligent sprinkler system ...

Sengled Smart LED Lights Help Save on Your Electric Bill

Smart LED lights are a great way to reduce your energy consumption and save some money for other uses. We saw this market segment take off last year. Sengled was a standout at CES 2015, with their entry into this market segment. However, they've been ...