Alexa Smart Home Devices: Weighing Your Options

Amazon took the smart home industry by storm and it all started in 2014 with the Amazon Echo. The Echo was initially designed as a “simple” smart speaker. However, the basic nature of the Echo as a smart speaker was short lived due to Alexa. The addition of...

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What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and at home. It is a concept that has the potential to impact both how we live and how we work. However, many of you are probably wondering what...

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How to Choose the Right Home Security System

There are a lot of different options out there when you're shopping for a home security system. It's definitely a difficult task to select the right home security system to fit your needs. There are not only a lot of different companies out there, but...

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Securing Your Home Wi-Fi Network: A Guide 2019

There are a lot of crazies out there. This is especially true when it comes to the digital world. Here are a few tips on how best to secure you home Wi-Fi and keep pesky intruders off your home wireless network. We will explore hot...

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Smart Home Security Trends to Look Out for in 2019

The speed at which technology is moving is both fast and exciting. Furthermore, this rapid evolution is taking place in nearly every aspect of our lives. The home front is no exception. Companies are designing devices to make our homes smarter, safer and more convenient....

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How to Create a Smart Home with Amazon Alexa: 2019 Guide

Amazon took the smart home industry by storm and it all started in 2014 with the Amazon Echo. The Echo was initially designed as a "simple" smart speaker. However, the basic nature of the Echo as a smart speaker was short lived due to Alexa....

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How to Reduce Your Home Energy Usage with Smart Lighting

The lighting around your home is important in terms of both practical and aesthetic applications. The simple light bulbs that we often take for granted illuminate our homes at night, highlight points of beauty, provide security and create ambiance. American's consume a ton of power...

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Smart Home System Smart Choices

Whether you're looking into smart light bulbs, quasi-intelligent thermostats, Bluetooth locks, wireless cameras or any one of an assortment of sensors, the modern home automation industry is awfully confusing for first-timers. Believe it, or not, but installing all of these gizmos is only half the...

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Cyberbullying Safety 101

The classic schoolyard bully may seem like a distant memory. However, bullying is all but a distant memory. Bullying, like most of our lives, has simply shifted to the digital sector of our lives. Unlike past generations, the current generation of youth are no longer...

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How to Safely Remove a Wired Security System

Removing an existing wired home security system may seem like a daunting task. However, this is not the case. In most cases, you do not need to remove the entire system. This is especially true if you are upgrading your system or replacing it. Here...

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Vivint Smart Home: What do They Offer and What’s the Price Tag

Vivint Smart Home is a  leader in the North American smart home industry. They pride themselves on their ability to deliver an integrated smart home system. Their services include an in-home consultation, professional installation, and support via their Smart Home Pros. Smart Home Equipment All...

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