Smart Appliances

Smart Appliances

For a couple decades, there wasn't much progress in the home appliance world. But now, these smart appliances that connect your oven, refrigerator or washer and dryer to the Internet through Wi-Fi connections can help you save money and have a more energy-efficient home. As home appliance companies begin to create more smart appliances, people will discover many more ways they're helped by technology.

The Age of the Smart Kitchen is Upon Us

If your house is equipped with an HA system, you can control lights, shades, thermostats, and even kitchen appliances no matter your location. We are entering the age of the smart kitchen.

5 Smart Devices to Turn Your House into the “Internet of...

Headlines like to shout a lot about the "Internet of Things," but this simply refers to everyday devices that are using wireless Internet technology for greater customization and easier control. The Internet of Things has become a very interesting place,

SmartThings Makes Your Home Smarter

SmartThings is one of the newest additions to the home automation marketplace. Their tagline is "The easiest way to make your world smarter." Checking...

Is Insteon a Reliable Automation System?

Insteon advertises its home automation and security product line as being more reliable than all others on the market. Most home automation systems utilize...

Lowe’s Iris Home Automation Kits

The Lowe's Iris home automation kit has hit the market. Of course, it's only available from Lowe's Home Improvement stores. You'll get all the...

ZigBee Home Delivers Automation

ZigBee Home h as been making home automation a possibility for homeowners for a little more than a decade. The ZigBee Alliance was created...

Smart Light Bulbs Save Energy, Money

The world in which ordinary household articles can interact with you via the Internet has come closer with several manufacturers introducing Internet-connected smart light...

Home Automation Makes Life Easier

The move to home automation is in full swing. It started slowly, a little over a decade and a half ago, with a few...

Outsmarted By LG’s Smart Refrigerator

LG might have just done it. They may have created a smart refrigerator that is smarter than you -- at least in some things. After...

LG Smart Home: The Home of Tomorrow?

The World Fairs of the 1930s promised us a future where everyone had a smart home with everything automated, available at the push of...