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Do it Yourself Home Automation: Start Here

Today’s look at where to start with home automation DIY is very much angled toward beginners. If you’re an old hand at using voice assistants to control your smart home devices, an Insteon expert, or well underway building out the smart home of your dreams, this guide is absolutely not for you. We’d urge you […]

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Here’s a lesson from the 108,000 millionaires who left their home countries last year

According to a recent report from Bloomberg, more than 108,000 millionaires left their home countries last year in search of greener pastures. Most emigrated from countries like China and Russia… no surprise there. India also saw a large outflow of millionaires as tax authorities tightened their grip. And Turkey continues to see an exodus, in […]

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Amazon and Its Emerging Home Automation Line

If you think about Amazon’s role in smart home devices and technology, there’s one product that instantly springs to mind… Smart speakers. With the enduringly popular Echo family with the ubiquitous digital assistant Alexa onboard, Amazon has already exerted a stranglehold on a key segment of the market. Amazon’s approach with smart speakers exemplifies the […]

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Lower your Bills with These Smart Home Devices

There’s nothing smarter than having smart home devices that save you money. Smart home devices can be used to make you your money, and your time more efficient. By adding household automation and remote control access to some of your home systems, you can lower your consumption and lower your bills in the process. These […]

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Smart Home Devices Guide of 2019

The range and scope of smart home devices in 2019 have never been stronger. Maybe you’re already using the occasional smart light bulb and are looking for more in your connected home. If you’re already fully invested in home automation and you’re looking to get even more from your smart home. Either way, you’re in […]

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Why Don’t You Have These 5 Essential Smart Home Devices?

Maybe you’re a complete beginner when it comes to home automation. If not, it’s easy to overlook the basics of essential smart home devices. Perhaps, on the other hand, your pretty tech-savvy and already enjoying the benefits of a connected home. Either way, it’s easy to get lost in a sea of smart home devices […]

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Make Your Smart Home a Party Home

While the holiday season is still some way in the distance, we all love a good party whatever the time of year. If you’ve got a connected home packed with the latest smart home devices, how can you harness that gear to make your smart home a party home? Today, we’ll take a more light-hearted […]

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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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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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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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