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Controlling Smart Home Devices With Apps May Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

Smart Home enthusiasts are always exploring new technology that will enhance the functionality of their Smart Home. Most of these people have innumerable apps downloaded on their mobile devices that are utilized to control connected gadgets, such as door locks, cooking devices, lights, thermostats, security cameras and window shades. Controlling these gadgets from separate apps… Continue reading »

Rumors Suggest That Amazon My Be Working On An Alexa-Enabled Security Camera

Rumors Suggest That Amazon My Be Working On An Alexa-Enabled Security Camera

According to the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Amazon Echo unit sales reached 5.1 million through the third quarter of 2016, with a projected near 7 million to be sold through 2016. If this data is accurate, the Amazon Echo could be found in nearly 7 million homes throughout the world, making Amazon the global… Continue reading »

Things To Know About Upgrading A Home Garage With Garageio

Things To Know About Upgrading A Home Garage With Garageio

When most homeowners feel it is time to upgrade their garage, they automatically think of the Chamberlain MyQ, a retrofit device that makes garage door openers smarter. The MyQ offers simple smarts, with remote access and monitoring capabilities. However, the company’s partnerships are limited to the Nest Learning Thermostat.  

TP-Link LB130 Multicolor Wi-Fi LED Review

Smart lights have been a hot item ever since they hit the market. However, over the last few years, these devices have become more convenient and functional. Today, users can control their Wi-Fi bulbs with voice commands. The Amazon Echo is home to one of the most intuitive AI assistants in the world, Alexa, which… Continue reading »

Amazon Launches New Smart Home Consultations Services To Customers For Free

The new Smart Home Consultation services will provide customers with guidance to build the perfect connected home. The Smart Home advisers will go out to the customer’s home to make personalized recommendations and demonstrate Internet-connected products, including Amazon’s Echo, Dot and Tap.  

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Smart Home Hub

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Smart Home Hub

Smart Home hubs were at the top of the 2016 holiday gift list. Of course, many recipients are unfamiliar with these devices, so it wouldn’t be unusual for them to be in awe of their gift. With a little research and assistance from the tech-knowledgeable family member, the home hub could be up and running… Continue reading »

BeOn Starter Pack – The Good And The Bad

BeOn Starter Pack – The Good And The Bad

Have you ever found yourself in the dark during a power outage? If so, you are not alone, with only a candle and flashlight to rely on. While these items are a necessity for power outages, they cannot compare to the BeOn Starter Pack, which is made up of a Smart bulb and rechargeable backup… Continue reading »

Brookfield Residential DC Unveils Amazon Alexa Implementation

Brookfield Residential DC Unveils Amazon Alexa Implementation

Brookfield Residential, a Canadian-based homebuilder and land developer, unveiled its plan to integrate voice recognition into its Smart Home platform at the AWS re:Invent 2016. The company’s Smart Home, located in Northern Virginia in the Avendale community, will feature a wide array of network-connected products that can be activated by voice. The brain behind the… Continue reading »

TCL Xess 17 Inch Smart Home Hub, With Amazon Alexa Voice Service

TCL Xess 17 Inch Smart Home Hub, With Amazon Alexa Voice Service

People stay plugged into their smartphone or laptop 10 to 12 hours a day, researching, texting, using apps and now managing their Smart Home network. While the smartphone continues to be the most popular controller for interconnected devices, some users prefer other types of controllers, separate from their smartphone. With so many different Smart controllers… Continue reading »