How to start a smart home for $200

How to start a smart home for $200   © Provided by The VergeOver the past few years, smart home tech has become more and more accessible. It connects to our phones and routers, it speaks our language, and it’s increasingly easy to find that you’ve bought a product that includes smart home features, without … Continue reading How to start a smart home for $200

What’s the Value of a Green Home?

~ agree? ~ What’s the Value of a Green Home? Green homes are becoming a really big deal these days. Whether that means that an older home is being retrofitted with energy-saving equipment or a brand spanking new one is growing up green, it is apparently much easier to be green than we’ve been led … Continue reading What’s the Value of a Green Home?

Are Smart Homes Actually a Good Investment?

Are Smart Homes Actually a Good Investment? © Tobias Schwartz/AFP/Getty Images A fair worker uses a tablet to operate a tumble dryer during a demonstration how to operate smart controlled household appliances for "IQ800" washing and drying machines at the booth of Siemens as preparations are under way for the consumer electronics fair IFA in … Continue reading Are Smart Homes Actually a Good Investment?

Your Smart Home Will Be Hacked. Here’s How to Stop It.

From Yahoo Tech 4/6/15   Photo: Thinkstock Some day, we will all live in smart homes. Automated gadgets running on the “Internet of Things” will manage our lighting and heat, keep our appliances humming, and free us up to do more important things, like play Candy Crush Saga 24/7. Before they do all that, though, … Continue reading Your Smart Home Will Be Hacked. Here’s How to Stop It.