Posts Tagged ‘home automation’
 
 
 
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Control Your World With A Finger Twist, Bluetooth Ring Lets You Control Anything You Want

Imagine a world where you can turn on the TV or send an email with one simple twist of your ring. Sounds pretty cool, huh? Thanks to Logbar Inc.'s Kickstarter campaign, you actually now live in that world with their new innovat...
 
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WeMoSlowcooker

WeMo Brings Wireless Control To The…Crockpot?

The crockpot is one of the most useful kitchen tools ever invented. This is not sarcasm; if you can chop things, put them in a pot, and add liquid, a slow cooker essentially makes it possible for you to cook. But, of course, ev...
 
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10 Holiday Gifts That Connect The Home To Your Smartphone (list/holiday)

Thanks to the latest and greatest technology, you can connect your home to lots of your favorite devices, making life much easier. Whether it's the lighting system in your entire home or just scheduling the sprinklers from your...

 
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Revolv Links All Your Wireless Home Devices Together

There's a lot of wireless stuff out there, and appliances are getting smarter all the time. But it also leads to digital clutter; you'll have half a dozen apps on your phone to control half a dozen different items. That's where...
 
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Belkin Wemo Switch
Belkin Wemo Switch
Belkin Wemo Switch

Belkin WeMo Switch Review

Not too many years ago, the words "home automation" were only uttered by the rich and elite.  However, with the emergence of smartphones and ubiquitous in-home WiFi, home automation can be had at a fraction of the cost of a cus...
 
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SmartThings Home Automation Brews the Coffee, Turns on the AC, Makes Everything Cool (video)

For the better part of the decade, home automation has been limited to those with padded bank accounts and a tolerance for proprietary systems that don't always work as they're marketed.  Creston is an example of that.  And whi...

 
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Serena Shades Review
Serena Shades Review
Serena Shades Review

Serena Shades by Lutron Electronics Review

In the realm of home automation, it seems like you can get pretty much anything anymore.  I personally have reviewed automated cameras, door locks, lights, and thermostats - but there is so much more out there.  We are really s...
 
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Nest Learning Thermostat (video)

Did you know that 50% of your energy bill is derived from heating and cooling your home?  Did you also know that you can cut that number by as much as 20% if you program your thermostat?  But let's be real, who does that?!  Mor...