How To Make Your Home A Smart Home

Even if your house was built in the 1800s, you can still make your home a smart home with voice-activated lights, a whole-home audio system and all the cool smart home features you want. Smart speakers, smart lights and all the other clever smart home devices available now generally

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your Smart Home

Updated on May 2, 2024 It's crucial to use parental controls at a time when technology is deeply woven into our daily lives. Parents often wrestle with an intricate web of devices within their homes. As kids become more familiar with their own personal devices, like phones, computers and

Predictions on Smart Home Tech to Come

Updated on May 2, 2024 In the ever-evolving world of tech, there’s always new smart home technology on the horizon. The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is where we learn about what’s up and coming in the world of cool new products. This show has a

Choosing the Right Smart Home Monitoring System To Prevent Floods and Fire

Updated on May 2, 2024 Homeowners face an uphill battle against fires and floods. Insurance prices are rising as quickly as disaster can strike, and just the thought of repairs and rebuilding post-calamity can be overwhelming. Thankfully, there are a growing number of ways to protect your home from

New Smart Home Hubs Are Emerging

Smart homes aren’t some futuristic fantasy—they're here. Right now, you can build an awesome smart home with lights that come on with a voice command, smart security cameras that beam footage to your smartphone, smart locks that tell you when your door is open and so much more. At

How AI Can Upgrade Your Home Security

While smart home security devices like cameras and locks have been around for a while, these devices are becoming even more efficient, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI). Smart devices enabled with AI collect and analyze vast amounts of information. They then use this knowledge to mimic intelligent behavior, such

How Matter Changes Your Smart Home Experience

In an ideal world, a smart home would be simple to set up, all your devices would work well together no matter the make and you’d be able to control everything from whatever smart speaker, smartphone or other device you wanted without running into any weird bugs. For a

Creating a Whole Smart Home Sound System

Music—it’s part of what makes us human, and you should be able to fill your home with it just how you like. You should be able to play your music in any and all of your rooms at any time with the tap of an app or a voice

How To Keep Your Smart Home Secure

Smart home devices can make your life easier, but just as you do with your computer or your smartphone, you need to take action to make sure everything is secure. Once you’re connecting to the internet, you’re opening the possibility of an authorized user gaining access to your network