Tips on using cool technology to make the season warm and bright
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Holiday Music Sampler
Jingle Bell Rock
Special Presentation
Lighting The Way
Geek Holiday Chic
Deck The Halls And The Driveway
Colors Of Christmas
Smarten Up The Season
Santa's Little Helper
  
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Smarten Up The Season

We’ve seen a lot of people use Insteon products to set up automated lighting and appliances for the home, the office and even dorm rooms. It’s an inexpensive way to add a little high-tech to any environment and doesn’t require any of Santa’s elves to get the job done.

If you’re looking to turn an everyday lighting scheme into a festival of lights, start with the Insteon Hub and a module like the LampLinc. This inexpensive combo ($170 for the both) lets you schedule the holiday lights to turn on at sunset and off at sunrise. It can even track the geographic location to adjust to time changes. All you need is an available electrical outlet.

If you want to get your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android devices into the mix, Insteon offers free apps so you can monitor and make changes to the system from the couch, the office or anywhere in the world. Also, if you have an extra $99, you can add in the Smarthome Wireless Security IP Camera and catch Santa in the act.

$129.99 (Insteon Hub)
www.smarthome.com

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