Best Wireless Home Security Cameras: A Buying Guide

It is simply undeniable that wireless home security cameras are more convenient and flexible than their wired counterparts. Most of our favorite cameras are 100% wire-free. This means they use a Wi-Fi connection and a wireless power source like a battery. That being said, wireless cameras...

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Smart Home Lighting: An Introduction

Smart home gadgets are still niche and of limited use. However, smart home lighting, on the other hand, is becoming a commodity. Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home have made the dream of a fully automated smart home a reality. However,...

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How to Protect Your Home While Away on Vacation

Imagine this. You and your family have just returned from a stellar vacation at some tropical beach resort. Everyone is smiling and in a great mood. That is until you realize that your home has been burglarized. Furthermore, a pipe burst in your second-floor bathroom...

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Protect America Adopts the IQ Panel 2 from Qolsys

Protect America has set a standard for home security by consistently offering customers the highest-rated devices in security technology. Protect America has continued this trusted tradition by adding the IQ Panel 2 from Qolsys. This award-winning alarm panel has proven to be not only one...

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Amazon Echo Smart Home: 3 Things You Haven’t Thought Of

Using voice assisted technology is taking the world by storm and creating an Amazon Echo Smart Home is part of this storm. In fact, ComScore predicts that by 2020, 50 per cent of all searches will be voice searches. That is a pretty crazy statistic...

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Installing Security Cameras Outside Home: Steps to Take

Protecting your home against an intrusion is always a concern to keep first and foremost in your mind. Taking the plunge in getting a security system is the best way to keep the possibility of theft from occurring. Most people use security cameras to help...

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Doorbot Doorbell Camera Shark Tank Story

As home automation continues to revolutionize the world of home security, one product has an interesting back story. In 2013, inventor Jamie Siminoff went onto ABC’s show, "Shark Tank," to pitch his new product, the Doorbot doorbell camera. Like so many others, Siminoff left the...

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The Benefits of Home Automation: A Guide for 2018

Why should you invest in home automation? What are the benefits of home automation -- and are there any drawbacks? Home automation has been extensively improved in the last year, with a multitude of new advancements for convenience, safety, and cost savings. Here are just a few...

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Home Automation Ideas for 2018: Three Things to Try

Are you a sci-fi superfan who is obsessed with getting your hands on some of the future technologies you see in movies and on TV? Although, most of the high-tech gadgets from Star Trek may not yet exist, real-world technology has come a long way since the airing of the first Star Trek episode way...

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Home Automation for the Blind: Three Projects to Try

Whether you have had a visual disability for most or all of your life, or have recently experienced a major loss in vision to the point of legal blindness, the biggest challenges come with navigating your environment and keeping your home safe from anyone who...

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