Technology Insights

What Home Automation Works with Google Home?

Among all smart home devices, how do you know what home automation works with Google home? Google Home first burst onto the scene back in mid-2016 at Google I/O. It was then rolled out with Pixel toward the end of that same year. This powerful alternative to Alexa, its only serious rival in the smart […]

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Sleep Easy with These 5 Smart Baby Monitors

Along with bundles of diapers, gallons of milk and the ubiquitous baby stroller, a smart baby monitor should go next on your shopping list. Well, if you’re a tech-loving smart home fanatic, a WiFi-enabled baby monitor is a must-have. We touched upon this in our recent look at how smart homes can help parents. Today […]

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10 Smart Home Projects For Beginners

If you haven’t automated your home yet, maybe you simply don’t know where to start… Today, we’ll outline 10 very basic smart home projects for complete beginners combining minimum effort and maximum reward. We’ll jump right on in without further ado… 1) Mesh WiFi Network: Improve Connectivity and Keep Smart Devices Secure If you plan […]

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How To Replace a Dimmer Switch

Enjoying a nice night in, red wine, cheese plates, and a great movie. While the lights are at a nice setting, your dimmer switch goes out, what’s next? You’re going to need to know how to replace a dimmer switch. Maybe you’d like to upgrade your dimmer switch. Knowing how to replace it is crucial. […]

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5 Ways To Control Your Lights: #5 Will Shock You!

Smart lighting is one of the most common entry points for any newcomer to home automation and it’s easy to see why… Whether you want the plug-and-play simplicity of smart light bulbs or a more full-bodied system with replacement switches, streamlining your lighting adds a layer of convenience undercut with security. Let’s be honest, if […]

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Smart Home Cleaning Gadgets for the Fastidious Tech Lover

Hate to clean? Let these smart home gadgets do the cleaning for you! If you’ve ever wished the floor would mop itself and all the dust bunnies could just magically disappear, you’re not the only one. Lucky for you, eliminating dust bunnies and other grime has never been easier. Thanks to smart home cleaning devices, […]

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Future Predictions of Smart Home Tech

The smart home tech industry is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. An estimated 32% of US households currently have a smart home product. By 2022, that number is expected to jump to 53%. With growth comes change—as technology advances, it translates to even more intuitive smart home products that will change the […]

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Apple HomePod

Is Apple HomePod the wisest addition to your connected home this year? We always aim to save you time here at Smarthome. We’ll give you a glimpse of the advantages and drawbacks of HomePod before we dive a little deeper. Benefits • Stunning sound quality that fills a room. • Remarkable mic performance that controls […]

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15 Smart Home Products You Actually Need Now

Here at Smarthome, we bring you as much informational content as we can. Equally important for us, though, is to ensure you’ve got a good overview of which products are worth spending your hard-earned money on. We’ll jump straight in today with a look at 15 of the most effective smart home tech across all […]

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Smart Home Saturday: February  2nd

Our smart home news keeps you informed about the latest and greatest smart home gadgets and technology. From smart pet toys, smart plugs, and the Facebook Portal, check out the inustries leading news and technology. 8 Must-Have Smart Pet Toys Did you know these exist? Rather than must-have pet cube which everyone knows about, smart […]

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