Posts Tagged: "home automation"

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Lucis NuBryte: A Family Smart Home Hub for Lights

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Are you tired of all the smart home hubs on the market that just sort of sit there? Sure they may be…routing or whatever it is they do inside, but for the most part they’re just another piece of plastic you need to find a shelf for. Lucis understands the...

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Netgear’s Arlo: The Best Home Security Cameras?

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Netgear has made a big move into the home automation world with the release of Arlo, a friendly mini-camera system that seems to be just the start of Netgear’s ultimate smart home plans. Arlo is a fairly simple smart security system on the surface. Designed for the growing DIY home security...

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Flic Smart Buttons Control Your Home Devices With One Push

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Flic wants to make home automation really, really easy: Instead of pulling out your phone, giving voice commands, or tapping a control panel, Flic gives you just one button to control your smart devices. This diminutive little button – you could mistake it for a doorbell – uses your wireless...

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WeMo Brings Wireless Control To The…Crockpot?

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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, even the humble crockpot can be improved,...

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Revolv Links All Your Wireless Home Devices Together

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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 the Revolv comes in. One Hub, One App Essentially,...

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Belkin WeMo Switch Review

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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 custom system of a time past.  There are a variety of companies...