Automation used to conjure thoughts of a house gone wild, where technology ruled the roost and the décor resembled a science lab. Fortunately, this stereotype has been shattered, thanks to improvements in the technology and a consumers’ growing affinity for home electronics. The bottom line is, automation can add real value to your home, and […]Get the Guide
Home Automation Roundup
Your smart home starts with a good list of home automation options
One of the biggest challenges of adding technology to a home is finding and comparing the many options available. You can scour the Internet for hours and still leave scratching your head. While the selection of home automation systems may not be as immense as stereo speakers or smart TVs, it’s still impressive … and […]Get the Guide
Time to Give Your House a DIY Job?
It’s one thing to hear about a home automation system from the company that manufactured it; it’s another to listen to the thoughts about the system from the people who actually use it. Manufacturers are quick to claim that their automation systems are easy to install and even easier to use, but are they really? […]Get the Guide
Eli Manning Has the Coolest Automated Condo
In 2008 EH visited the home of Giants’ QB Eli Manning. Now with a repeat match up, we revisit this story about his Crestron-controlled home.Get the Guide
Motorized Shades: Smooth Operators
It’s a common thought among design and technology manufacturers that if something is easy to use, people will want it. That idea is what made iPhones, Keurig coffeemakers, and the Roomba so popular. The same goes for motorized window shades, and consequently, the most important consideration when shopping for one is usually how you control […]Get the Guide
Almost Everything You Need to Know About Ultra HD 4K TVs
What is 4K TV? Do you need Ultra HD? What's on in 4K? These and other issues about Ultra HD TVs explained.
What is 4K TV? Do you need Ultra HD? What’s on in 4K? These and other issues about Ultra HD TVs explained.Get the Guide
Protecting Your Smart Home and Electronics Gear
Learn about the simple steps you can take to protect your smart home system and electronics.
Investing in high quality home electronics and smart home automation systems is not something people take lightly. Even as popular products get cheaper and cheaper every year, we still want them to last. How many people have done a face-palm when they dropped their favorite smart phone and cracked the screen—a $24 case would have […]Get the Guide
Peel Wants to Be the Controller for Your Smart Home Systems
The app will soon add connection modes so users can control all sorts of smart home systems.
The app will soon add connection modes so users can control all sorts of smart home systems.Get the Guide
2015 Products of the Year: Award-winning Home Electronics and Cool Gadgets
Home is where the heart is, and people from all corners of the country are falling in love with their abodes all over again by adding bits and pieces of technology. To some people, the addition could be a new pair of loudspeakers in the family room; others might prefer to invest in a smart […]Get the Guide
Pioneer Targets Vinyl Enthusiasts with PL-30 Turntable
The turntable can put can put a new spin on your old vinyl records.
The turntable can put can put a new spin on your old vinyl records.Get the Guide