Monthly Archives: March 2017

Echo Dot (2nd Generation) – Black


Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device with a small built-in speaker—it can also connect to your speakers or headphones over Bluetooth or through a 3.5 mm audio cable to deliver stereo sound to the speakers you choose. Dot connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. Echo Dot can hear you from across the room, even while music is playing. When you want to use Echo Dot, […]

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Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled, Works with Amazon Alexa


Featuring a sleek new form-factor that allows you to stack two Mini Smart Plugs in the same outlet, the WeMo Mini gives you control of your lights and small appliances whenever you want, wherever you choose, with tons of options for scheduling and automation. Paired with Amazon Alexa, you can control your lamps and appliances with just the power of your voice. When WeMo works with Nest Thermostat, you can set your lights to turn off automatically […]

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An Overview of Home Office Furniture


With an increasing number of people opting for self-employment, there is a corresponding increase in the requirements of home office furniture. It was not so long ago that typical home office furniture comprised of just desks for keeping desktops, along with a few chairs, but the scenario has changed a lot now. Those working from home find it helpful to have formal office furniture, as it enhances their efficiency. Present day home office furniture goes to include […]

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GE Z-Wave Wireless Smart Lighting Control Smart Switch (12722)


Transform any home into a smart home with the in-wall GE Z-Wave Smart Switch. The switch enables you to wirelessly control to turn lights on and off, schedule a timed event or create a custom scene from anywhere in the world, at any time of the day. Helping to cut energy costs and keep your home safe, it requires in-wall installation with hardwired connections for full control from smartphones, tablets, PCs and Z-Wave enabled wireless remotes. Take […]

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Chamberlain MYQ-G0201 MyQ-Garage Controls Your Garage Door Opener with Your Smartphone


Open and close your garage door from anywhere with your Smartphone. Receive alerts when the garage door opens and closes. With Chamberlain’s MyQ Garage, your Smartphone, Wi-Fi and any compatible garage door opener, you are connected and in control. The Chamberlain MyQ Smartphone app is free with no monthly fees.Monitor, open and close your garage door from anywhere with your smartphone.Choose to receive alerts/notifications on your smartphone when you garage door opens and closes.Works with most brands […]

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Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi: Build Home Automation Systems Using the Power of the Raspberry Pi


Build home automation projects with the Raspberry Pi! Written by Raspberry Pi & home automation expert Marco Schwartz, Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi is a complete guide to build home automation systems using the Raspberry Pi. Inside the book, will be guided step-by-step to build exciting home automation projects, without any prior knowledge required. Also, for each project you will be able to download all the code for the project so you can use it as […]

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Repairing a Sinkhole Damaged Home? Beware of the Money Pit


If you buy, sell or own real estate in Florida or have been a resident in Florida for any length of time, you are probably well aware that Florida is more prone to sinkholes than hurricanes or tropical storm damage combined. It’s impossible to determine the amount of monetary damage caused annually by Florida sinkholes. One sinkhole damaged home costs on average between $100,000 to over $150,000 so we could do the math, however, we just don’t […]

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MicroBot Push – Wireless Robotic Button Pusher for Smart Home Automation (Platinum White)


MicroBot Push is the wireless robotic button pusher; it physically presses buttons and switches wirelessly. Users can control a MicroBot with a smartphone and/or through a companion hub called Prota. It’s designed to work on all kinds of buttons and switches, which makes it possible to turn any old home appliances into connected smart devices that are controllable from anywhere anytime, even automatically.Press buttons and switches remotely and manuallyWorks with rocker switches, protruding push buttons, non-protruding push […]

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