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Dave Maddox

Smart Home Security Devices You Can Trust

Smart Home Security

It’s tempting to choose clever or high-performing equipment for smart home security, but trust and reliability are essential. When your home is unattended, and even more so when it’s occupied by people you care about, you want the features, networking and monitoring to be exactly what you expected. A quality home security system has also become a selling point for…

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Cool Smart Home Gadgets Dad Will Love

Father’s Day this year has a special treat for dad: lots of smart home gadgets that answer and obey him. Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and similar features are waiting in smart wireless speakers, sound bars, televisions and even light bulbs and smoke detectors. How They Work Voice-based virtual assistants use multiple microphones and audio processing to hear your voice throughout…

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Best Smart Home Devices of 2018

Smart Home Devices

Forbes magazine is among the many authoritative sources calling 2017 the year that the smart home went mainstream. A quick search for “smart home” at any major hardware chain’s website confirms the magazine’s prediction for 2018 — the hardware store and electronics store are crossing over. Smart Devices: Innovative, but also Practical Smart light bulbs, networked door locks and intelligent…

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Smart Home Devices that Work with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa

Just as the universal remote simplifies home theater equipment, Amazon Alexa voice control brings smart home devices together — and there’s no need to find the remote. For those who are discovering how diverse smart home technology is, knowing that Amazon Alexa is ready to take their commands will cause a sigh of relief. Introducing the Echo The Amazon Echo,…

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