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Smart Tech to Prepare Your Home for the Summer

Summer Tech Samsung The Freestyle Projector

Smart homes are the houses of the future thanks to their ease of operation. While relying on technology may seem scary to some people, it actually exists to make lives easier. Summertime is a season of relaxation, so why should you worry about doing everything on your own? Since you’ll be so busy with other activities, it’s okay to get a little help from smart devices to control certain aspects of your…

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How Wider Access to 5G Could Revolutionize Consumer Electronics

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The world is on the edge of a technological revolution, and 5G is leading the transformation. As these new networks become increasingly available, they’ll enable various other technologies to reach their full potential. Consumer electronics, in particular, could see tremendous changes with wider 5G access. Many early experiences with 5G have been unremarkable, and this is because these networks are still largely inaccessible. Millimeter-wave 5G networks, the most promising iteration, are few…

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5 Home Network Tips for Your Smart Tech

Smart technology can transform your home into a convenient and powerful space, where you can control your appliances and gadgets with a few taps of a screen. However, to reach that level, you’ll also need a robust home network. This network connects all your smart tech, giving it the power to operate at all times with strong signals. These five steps will help you achieve the best home network setup for your…

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Top 6 Benefits of Installing a Google Nest Thermostat

Nest smart thermostat

The thermostat is one of the most oft-overlooked devices in the home, despite being one of the most important. It’s integral to your comfort, but most thermostats are difficult to program, have a narrow scope of functions, and honestly, they’re kind of ugly. Google Nest Thermostats change all of that by bringing a high-tech edge and unique style to what has traditionally been a very low-tech device.  And while the Nest brand…

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CES 2020: LG Opens The Door On New Smart Home Technology

LG Smart Door CES 2020

In 1989, ‘Back to the Future II’ introduced us to the world of tomorrow. Although, “tomorrow” meant 2015 back then. Here we are five years later in the real world and actual hoverboards, flying cars, and self-drying jackets still aren’t commercially available. However, at this year’s CES, LG has introduced us to some new technology that takes us one step closer to bringing the McFly’s Lyon Estates home to life (minus a…

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Samsung Family Hub Event

Whether you already own a Samsung Family Hub refrigerator or you’re considering adding one to your kitchen, this informational event will help you learn to get the most out of its full capabilities. Our friends from Samsung will be on hand to demonstrate the versatility of the Family Hub and all of the benefits that its smart technology can bring to your kitchen, from education to entertainment. Discover new levels of convenience,…

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CES 2019: Ring Door View Cam and Smart Lights.

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We’re big fans of Ring. Their eponymous video doorbell was one of the first products of its kind, and ushered in a new era of affordable, easy-to-operate home monitoring systems. They’ve since expanded to offer a more comprehensive security solution that includes lights, motion sensors, and more. At CES, we caught up with a suite of products that further expands their catalog and provides additional ways to keep your home safe. The…

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CES 2019: LG ThinQ Smart Mirror

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the best-dressed of them all? If your mirror answers back “not you,” then you might be interested in this curious concept we saw at CES. The LG ThinQ Smart Mirror takes the standard bedroom accessory and upgrades it with the power of AI. As demonstrated in the video below, the ThinQ Smart Mirror can take a scan of your body, determine your size, and then make…

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Cyber Monday Deal: Ring Floodlight Cam and Video Doorbell 2

Our friends at Ring have hooked us up with a special Cyber Monday offer that can save you nearly $200 on a smart home security setup. Today only, buy a Ring Floodlight Cam and you’ll get a Ring Video Doorbell 2 for free! As a Cyber Monday special, this deal lasts until midnight, CST 11/26. Click through to get this offer! A Ring Floodlight Cam and Video Doorbell combo is a simple,…

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Save $75 on the Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Today Only!

Smart products and the Internet of Things have revolutionized the way we do things inside the house, but their reach also extends to our home’s exteriors. Everything from security cameras to your front door locks can be connected to a smart home network. One of the pioneers of leveraging the IoT to easily and intelligently increase your home security was Ring, creators of the Ring Video Doorbell. As part of a special…

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