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
Do you want to experience the benefits of a smart home, but worry about your budget? Or have you already seen the cost savings of smart home products, such as doorbells, cameras, speakers or appliances, and are now looking for something different to add to your home? For a
Smart devices are meant to make our lives easier.But as homes become filled with more connected devices, things can get confusing—and complicated. The key to smart home bliss? Streamlining the way homes are run with the help of apps.These smartphone apps allow you to control multiple devices in your
Amazon Echos are one of the hardest-working smart home hubs available, but your Alexa can do a lot more than turn on and off your lights or play music. One of the most fun ways to use it is to play one of its many great games. We’ve put
The number of devices on home Wi-Fi has ballooned: IoT devices, voice assistants, laptops, TVs and more. We also ask home internet connections to do more: Whether working from home or streaming in every room of the house, the strain on your network is greater than ever. Are you
Alexa Routines are a way to make your Echo smart speakers even smarter. They let you combine multiple actions into a single voice command. Instead of having to say, “Alexa, dim lights,” “Alexa, set lights to purple” and “Alexa, play '80s Party on Spotify,” you could just say, “Alexa,
If you’re one of the millions of Americans renting a home, you can still be part of the smart home conversation. There are tons of devices that are affordable, easy to install and portable enough to take with you no matter where you call home next. Here are the best
If you’re making a smart home, the living room is one of the easiest to turn into a smart room (perhaps only beaten by a smart kitchen). And, as you probably spend a lot of your free time there, you’ll get a good return from your smart device investments.