By Frank Manning, CEO, Motorola Cable Modem Producer MTRLC LLC It’s recently been reported that over 61 million U.S. homes subscribe to cable internet service. This high-speed link to internet, TV, and gaming services for tens of millions of households across the U.S. is made possible by cable modems. It may come as a surprise […]Get the Guide
Electronic House Hosts Product of the Year Contest: Enter Now!
The Product of the Year Awards, sponsored by ElectronicHouse.com, recognizes the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home. All entrants of this year’s awards will receive exposure in the 2017 Products of the Year Guide, coverage on ElectronicHouse.com and CEPro.com, featured in audience newsletters, and exposure on social media. Additional benefits for the […]Get the Guide
500 Pounds of Subwoofers for a Subterranean Home Theater
Family of avid theater-goers, builds their own home cinema Ã¢â‚¬:¦ twice.
500 pounds worth of SVS subwoofers give theater lots of boom.Get the Guide
Is The Home Theater Receiver Dead?
A couple of years ago I visited the Sonos headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, for a sneak peek at the company’s new PlayBar, a networked soundbar speaker that can be part of a wireless whole-house audio system. It’s very cool product, and you can read more about it here and in my PLAYBAR review. While […]Get the Guide
3 Smart Glass Solutions to Replace Electronic Window Shades
Sick of having electronic window shades shielding you from the outside? Check out these 3 high-tech glass options.Get the Guide
4 Best In-ear Bluetooth Headphones
by Stewart Wolpin Bluetooth in-ear earbuds for music listening often present more problems than their wireless convenience solve, both aural and functional. Sonically, just as the Genesis Effect in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn replaces a living planet’s ecosystem in favor of its own matrix, Bluetooth overlays an inferior codec called SBC (sub-band […]Get the Guide
4 Smart Energy Monitoring Systems to Help You Control Your Electricity Bill
We’ve written extensively on the benefits of home automation for energy management, particularly on how smart thermostats, such as those offered by Nest, Honeywell, Carrier and others allow you to easily adjust your home’s temperature, even while you’re away, to save money and make your house more comfortable. However, there’s one important part that we […]Get the Guide
Invisible Speakers for Home Audio that's Heard, Not Seen
Invisible speakers are speakers that get installed in walls and ceilings, then are covered with joint compound and painted or papered over, and yes, they can sound great.
If you ask an interior decorator about loudspeakers, he or she will tell you they should be heard and not seen. Maybe some home theater enthusiasts and audiophiles would disagree, but a lot of people hold the opinion that speakers in an audio system should be as hidden as possible. Imagine if we could actually […]Get the Guide
Basics of a Home Security System
Do-it-yourself home security is all the rage. For best results, however, consider a comprehensive, professionally monitored alarm system that ensures emergency crews will reach your residence fast. This will also help you save on your homeowner’s insurance. Here’s a look at the key elements of a home security system, and what each entails.Get the Guide
Great Accessories for Your Sonos Wireless Speakers
Do you like Sonos wireless speakers? If you’re a Sonos fan, you probably have several of the speakers throughout the house. You may have a Sonos PLAY: 3 in the bedroom, a pair of Play: 1 speakers in the den, a Sonos Playbar in the living room and maybe a few more spread around various […]Get the Guide