Monthly Archives: September 2016

Switchmate: One-Second Installation Smart Lighting, Toggle, White

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Switchmate is a one-second installation smart light switch that is the first smart home product that can be used with absolutely no configuration, tools, wiring, or wifi. Switchmate magnetically attaches instantly to existing toggle or rocker switches and is controlled through the free app on your smart phone. With features such as “Welcome Home”, your lights will turn on automatically as you arrive home or enter rooms. With preset timers, you can set your lights to automatically […]

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Product Review – GE Simon XT Home Security System

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It’s quite easy to review something that you use yourself especially after researching it to death before buying it. Yea, I just gave away the entire review as this is my favorite home security system on the market today! The GE Simon XT is made by their Interlogix Division. Interlogix has very long history in the security arena with a trusted and great reputation. What should you look for in a home security system? A home security […]

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Samsung SmartThings Hub, 2nd Generation

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SmartThings lets you easily control, monitor, and secure your home from anywhere in the world. The heart of your smart home, the Samsung SmartThings Hub will connect all of your different smart locks, lights, outlets, thermostats, and more and let you control them from the free SmartThings app. Receive notifications about what’s happening in and around your home and use your smartphone to remotely control your home’s security, energy usage, lighting, and more. Since SmartThings is compatible […]

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How to Connect Two PCs Together and Play Multiplayer Games

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In this article we will describe how to connect two PC together so as to play multiplayer games or share files. We will be actually creating a LAN network with two computers. You can do this either using wireless network cards or using a wire. We’ll be describing the “wired” way. The “wired” way can be done either using two ethernet cables and a hub or by using a cross-over ethernet cable which is the cheapest and […]

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Make Your Home Affordable With Green Living

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There is no single prototype for living green. Lowering energy bills is the best way to increase long-term affordability of home ownership. Some builders create smaller spaces with a luxury feel or rustic Santa Fe style adobe housing. The quest to lower electric bills increases the foreign market for solar and wind energy. It is not one size fits all. Going green is based on lowering your carbon footprint. It includes a new solar or hybrid car, […]

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