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Smart Home

Don’t be a slave to life: automate everything! We’ll show you how to convert your ordinary house into a home of the future.

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Build a DIY Door Status Sensor for Home Security

A smart door sensor can send its open or closed status to your Home Assistant server for enhanced home security.

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16 Alexa Routines for Every Part of Your Day

Make Alexa Routines work with you with this list of options that span everything from wake up to bedtime.

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9 Benefits of Using a Home Battery Backup

Are you considering a home backup battery? Here are some advantages of the technology.

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How to Create and Manage Multiple HomeKit Homes

We'll show you how to manage multiple Apple-friendly smart homes with the Home app.

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6 Ways to Protect Your Smart Home From Hackers

Make your smart home more secure with these tips.

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How to Cast to an Amazon Fire Stick

We'll show you how to cast from a Windows PC along with an Android and iOS device.

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How to Add More Storage to an Amazon Fire TV Stick

We'll show you how to bulk up the storage on Amazon's streaming device.

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The 8 Best Types of Smart Gadgets to Help Kids Stay Happy and Healthy

While moderation is important for kids and their technology, these smart devices can promote a healthy lifestyle for children.

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A Comparison Guide to Amazon Echo Devices: Which One Is Best for You?

Which Amazon Echo device is right for you? We'll compare the top option to help you decide.

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The Robotic Companions Designed to Shape Your Well-Being

From adorable pets to lifelike humanoid devices, robots are advancing to a point where they can act as real wellness companions.

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The 8 Best Free Online Landscape and Garden Design Tools

You don't need expensive software to plan out a patio, deck, or garden. Here are the best free online tools for your garden.

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How to Choose the Best Home Battery Backup

We're here to help you find the best home backup battery to use when the lights go out.

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Anker 548 Power Bank Review: Perfect for an Emergency and More

The inexpensive and portable power bank can charge multiple devices simultaneously and even provide a light.

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4 Ways to Incorporate VR Into Your Workout Without a Headset

With smart bikes, treadmills, and other workout equipment, you can experience VR fitness without a headset.

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How Do Smart Bulbs Work? And Should You Buy Some?

Find out more about how the popular smart home technology helps brighten up your space.

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Does DIY Home Security Really Keep You Safe?

DIY home security is more than just a simple camera system. Here's how it can make your home safer.

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How to Put Your Amazon Echo in Setup Mode

Refine your Amazon Echo settings by entering into setup mode. We'll show you how.

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Is Your Apple TV Remote Not Working? 5 Ways to Fix It

Use these simple troubleshooting tips to get your remote back up and working on your Apple TV.

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The Best Budget Smart TVs

The price of TVs varies wildly. You can literally be looking at thousands of dollars separating the cheapest models from the most expensive ones.