Category: Smart Home
Ready to retire your pool cleaning net and get back some extra time? If so, the Ariel robot pool cleaner by Solar Breeze might be worth looking into for the warmer weather. What makes the Ariel robot pool cleaner unique is its ability to run entirely off of solar energy, and when there is no […]
66.7% of U.S. Consumers Don’t Care Whether Or Not Their Smart Home Devices are Recording All the Time
Many consumers openly talk about the first time an advertisement seemed too specific. Perhaps after a casual conversation, suddenly ads started appearing for whatever was discussed. These incidents often make people wonder if their devices are always listening and collecting data about personal lives to advertise more accurately. And while most major smart home devices […]
Amazon has (finally) dropped the Amazon Prime dates for 2020. Mark your calendar because Tuesday, October 13th and Wednesday, October 14th are the Amazon Prime Deal Days for this year. Normally held in July, Amazon postponed Prime Day this year due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Earlier this year, Amazon began prioritizing essential product deliveries over […]
Trying to decide between the SimpliSafe Smart Lock and August Smart Lock? We’re here to help — here’s a closer look at the features of both smart locks.
Learn about some of the most popular home security features and innovative products of 2019.
What is a smart lock? As technology improves, smart home devices are quickly becoming an integral part of the average American’s life. The trend shows no sign of slowing down— according to IDC, as many as 832.7 million smart home devices will be shipped in 2019. By 2023, that number will climb to a […]
When Your Home Goes on the Market, Does your Smart Tech Go With It? So you invested a lot of time and effort to customize your home with the newest technology and gadgets. From smart appliances to security systems, the power to make your house your own resides in the palm of your hand. But […]
Smart home accessories like thermostats and lighting make many promises, with money and energy savings at the top of the list. Which devices measure up to the cost-savings expectations? If frugality is your priority, which limitations should you be aware of? Let’s take a look at which smart home devices can save money and how […]
Also recognized as home automation systems, these devices are created to make the processes of life more efficient by placing some routines on “autopilot”. As reported by Alarms.org, 57% of smart home device owners have stated that they have been able to save more time by simply using these devices. Yet, with so many options […]
According to CNET, more than 100 million people now own an Alexa-enabled device. With smart home devices becoming a mainstay on the market (and in our homes) it’s also important to consider our privacy and safety. We share 10 quick tips you can apply if you own an Amazon Echo to help keep your confidential information safe.