The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Home Smart

The best tips, tricks, guides and products you need to know about to make your home a smart home.

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Clapping to turn your lights on and off used to be the most advanced home function you could perform. We haven’t gone as high-tech as reaching Smart House-levels of technological advancements, but we’ve come pretty far. Integrating smart functions into your home has gotten easier and easier, but you need to have a gameplan and know where to start as not every smart product is needed by every home. We created a handy guide for you to turn your regular home into a smart home.


How to Build a Smart Home, the Smart Way

These days, anyone can use their phone to turn on the lights. But a real smart home goes beyond parlor tricks.

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The Best Smart Home Cameras of 2020

It doesn't matter if you're building a smart home around Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple's HomeKit – there's a smart home camera that'll work for you.

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The Aurora Dimmer Switch Cleverly Solves Smart Lightbulbs’ Most Annoying Drawback

The Aurora wireless dimmer is not just a dimmer switch. It's also a way to make sure no one accidentally turns off your smart bulbs.

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The Best Smart Thermostats: Which Is Right For Your Home?

Here's what you need to know before buying your first smart thermostat.

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The Best Smart Locks: Which Is Right For Your Home?

Here's what you need to know before buying your first smart lock.

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5 Easy-to-Install Gadgets to Upgrade Your Smart Home

No need to deal with wiring or complicated instruction manuals.

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Now Is the Time to Get Into Ikea Smart Home. Here’s How

Ikea says it's "just getting started" in the smart home world. Here's everything you need to know.

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This Smart Home Device Is Coming to Save You Money on Your Water Bill

A company made a smart water monitoring system that catches leaks and frozen pipes before they become problematic.

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The Cheapest Smart Plugs Might Also Be the Best Smart Plugs

The Wyze Plug is a new smart plug that works with both Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant.

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The Best Smart Alarm Systems That You Can Install Yourself

Gone are the days of mandatory multi-year contracts, wires running down widow frames, and keypads requiring home phone lines. Today, keeping an eye on your home is easy and cost-efficient.

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The Best Smart Alarm Clocks to Keep on Your Nightstand

We break down the differences between the three best smart alarm clocks: Lenovo Smart Clock, Google Nest Hub and the Amazon Echo Show 5.

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This Is a Glimpse at the Soundbar of the Future

The JBL Link Bar offers us a glimpse into what many future soundbars will be like.

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The Best New Smart Gadgets That Work With Apple HomeKit (So Far)

We've rounded up the best new smart devices announced at CES 2019 that work with Apple's HomeKit.

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