How Does Home Security Monitoring Work?

Home security systems are rapidly becoming more affordable as technology continues to advance. In recent years, systems have also adopted a plethora of home automation tools like thermostat regulation and remote light switches. Regardless, all systems can operate the basics...

The Protect America Product Line of Home Safety Equipment

What separates Protect America from other DIY (do-it-yourself) home security providers isn’t just our 25-year history of protecting homes and families, or the fact that we pioneered DIY systems, but that we provide customers with both monitored security and a...

Smart-Home Management Startup Thington is Acqui-Hired by Eero

The smart-home industry is only growing, both for consumers and businesses. Customers want to purchase devices to further build their smart-homes, and businesses want to get in on the action while the market is active. As we covered yesterday, one...

Genie is a Replica Echo Dot for $35 that isn’t as Good

Since the invention of Siri for the iPhone, smart tech users have become accustomed to and intrigued by newer technologies that are voice-controlled. Amazon's Alexa, the voice that powers Echo, Echo Dot and various other smart-home tools, has become a...

Oomi Smart Home is Unmonitored and too Expensive to Secure Your Home

If you’re a shopper looking for a home security system, you have two basic needs. You want a system that is smart—cutting edge in terms of home automation—and your system should be as simple to set up as possible. The...

How Protect America Creates the Perfect Opportunities for Team Members

Jose Ramirez in in the throes of an installation phone call with a Protect America customer. The customer has just received their system, and Jose is walking them through the process of setting up each of their devices. He gets...

Musician Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas Buys Home Security Tool Wink

There's money to be made in the world of home automation and smart gadgets. The industry could be worth over $21 billion by the year 2020, and major companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and others are slowly inching their...

Home Automation Industry Could Be Worth $21 Billion by 2020

If you’ve logged onto the internet the last few years and felt as though a new home automation tool was in your feed by the day, you were right. According to a recent report, the global home automation market that...

Can the Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Camera Replace Home Security?

Honeywell is known in the security industry for various smart appliances and security products, including thermostats and leak detectors. They recently released their Lyric C1, the latest in Honeywell home security devices. Lyric C1 is a flexible home security tool...

How Does Homeowners Insurance Define Home Security?

Motion sensors, live-video streaming and home security tools are protecting against home burglaries, but you might not have known that having a monitored home security system is protecting against losing dollars from your wallet or bank account. According to a...

How Much Money Can A Home Burglary Cost You?

After a break-in occurs, there are various details that need to be sorted out. How did the burglar enter the home? Have the police been notified? Have you installed home security to combat a future break-in? Are you properly coping...