Smart home 101: How to get started with home automation

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Smart home 101: How to get started with home automation

Smart home devices can make automating your home’s many tech products a breeze and help you to stay connected while on the go. With so many gadgets now on the market, how do you know where to start? Our tech experts have you covered from A to Z with...
Was your electric bill higher than ever this month? Try this.

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Was your electric bill higher than ever this month? Try this.

5 smart home devices that can save you money on energy No matter the season, energy bills are hard to keep under control. Luckily, automated homes can help us switch on, switch off, and schedule the energy-sucking appliances that help us live more comfortably. Our team of tech experts...
Will your family members actually use their tech gifts?

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Will your family members actually use their tech gifts?

We all have lofty expectations when buying a tech gift for loved ones: The fitness tracker that will get Dad in the shape of his life. A smart home security system that will end crime in your Aunt and Uncle’s hometown. A smart thermostat that’ll save your sister millions of dollars...
3 Ways to Save Money with Smart Home Gadgets

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3 Ways to Save Money with Smart Home Gadgets

Smart home products not only make your life easier, safer and more fun, but can also save you energy and money. Our team of tech experts are often asked the best ways to do this, so they’ve created a list of smart home gadgets that will help you achieve...
Ways to Manage Multiple Devices in Your Home

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Ways to Manage Multiple Devices in Your Home

While desktop and laptop computers remain the most important tools in the workplace and possibly stand as the brain center of your home, tablets and smartphones are taking over as complex computing tools. It may not be as easy to look over an Excel spreadsheet with your smartphone’s five-inch...
10 Breakthrough Hi-Tech Gadgets Available for Pre-Order

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10 Breakthrough Hi-Tech Gadgets Available for Pre-Order

Are you a tech-savvy person? That’s a bit of a loaded question since it seems as soon as the latest advancement is announced, a new one has already started. But here’s your chance to get a jump on things with our top 10 recommendations for upcoming high-tech gadgets, available...
How to Protect Your Smart Home from Hackers

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How to Protect Your Smart Home from Hackers

With the advent of the Internet of Things—the growing network of interconnected devices that use the Internet to communicate and store information—the issue of cybersecurity has grown in importance. With more than 3 billion consumer devices currently connected to the internet, there are also more than 3 billion points...
Connected Life: Smart Appliances – The Energy Savings Add Up

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Connected Life: Smart Appliances – The Energy Savings Add Up

Even as appliances get more complicated, many are also gaining in energy efficiency. Your home probably “spends” most of its electricity on heat and air conditioning, and after that, large appliances like refrigerators, washers, dryers, and water heaters tend to suck up the most power. When you have the...
Connected Life: The Basics of Remodeling for a Tech-Friendly Kitchen

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Connected Life: The Basics of Remodeling for a Tech-Friendly Kitchen

For years, the kitchen has taken on the role of family activity hub. Not only is it where meals are made (and mostly consumed), it’s where kids do their homework and parents look over the bills, where messages are left and gossip is traded. And of course it’s where...