Illuminating your home can be a real challenge if have yet to install a smart lighting control system. As I stroll around my 3,000-square-foot home now, at 3 p.m. on a Thursday, I notice that two lanterns perched on each side of garage door are burning bright. The lights in my son’s bathroom are on, […]Get the Guide
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Great DIY Home Automation Ideas for Beginners
Smart home systems, or home automation systems, once were expensive luxuries (and professionally installed and custom programed systems still can be), but today many DIY home automation products are actually very practical and reasonably affordable. If you hadn’t thought much about adding smart home devices to your home, here are seven home automation ideas for […]Get the Guide
Smart Light Alternatives: Can These LEDs Outshine Philips Hue Lights?
When Philips launched the original Hue smart light bulbs, they were revolutionary products for several reasons. First, they were LED bulbs at a time when LED was a new thing. Second, they were one of the first smartphone controlled lights for DIY users. Finally, and most importantly, they changed colors. That was the cool part. […]Get the Guide
Can You Install Home Automation and Smart Lighting Systems?
Smart home automation systems can be DIY projects or custom programmed and installed. Which is right for you?
Smart home automation systems can be DIY projects or custom programmed and installed. Which is right for you?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
Smart Wireless Dimmers for Smarter Lighting Control and Automation
Wireless dimmers are often a smarter choice than wireless light bulbs for a smart lighting system. We hear a lot about smart light bulbs, especially smart LED bulbs, some that can change colors (like the Philips Hue), some that can play music and some that just allow you to control them from your iPad or […]Get the Guide
8 Top Products for Your Smart Home
House of Marley Wireless Speakers Apparently, House of Marley wants to be jammin’ with the audiophile crowd. The company recently released One Foundation wireless speakers. This high-end option is obviously designed for discerning listeners—at least the ones with $1,000 to burn on a wireless Bluetooth speaker. However, this isn’t just some ordinary Bluetooth speaker. It’s […]Get the Guide
Feit Electric Debuts HomeBrite Bluetooth LED Light Bulbs
The latest LED light bulbs use Bluetooth Smart Mesh technology to connect lights to any compatible smart device.
The latest LED light bulbs use Bluetooth Smart Mesh technology to connect lights to any compatible smart device.Get the Guide
Protecting your Smart Home Devices from Hackers and other Internet Threats
A healthy debate is taking place over the security features, or lack thereof, in today’s connected home products. From cameras to thermostats to home automation hubs, significant vulnerabilities have been found across the board. The potential threats these vulnerabilities present run the gamut in terms of significance. A hacker who gains access to your smart […]Get the Guide
Witti Adds Modern Lighting to Everyday Spaces with Notti and Dotti
The two smart, modern lighting options can set the mood, as well as notify users of calls, texts, social media updates, and more.
The two smart, modern lighting options can set the mood, as well as notify users of calls, texts, social media updates, and more.Get the Guide