Comparing the Amazon Echo and Google Home Controllers

comparing Amazon Echo and Google Home

The number of smart devices that can be used for the home is increasing. Whether you are slowly converting your home into a smart home, or are designing a new smart home for you and your family to enjoy, there are numerous smart home devices from which you can choose. These smart home devices can […]

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Wink vs. SmartThings Hubs

Wink vs SmartThings Hubs

Let the battle of smart hubs begin! With all the smart devices that can be bought for our homes, we need a reliable, but inexpensive tool to help us to control multiple smart home devices. By connecting all the smart home devices we have at home, it will be simpler and easier to make the […]

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What You Need To Know About Protocols (and Nothing Else)

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Today’s smart house is actually a network of tens, or hundreds of small devices that each has a specific task to perform. They include the timers on each of your smart lamps, the sensors in your water leak detectors, the switches within your electronic blinds and so on. Managing the communication between all these devices […]

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Managers and Hubs and Controllers, Oh My!

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There are an awful lot of terms that get thrown around to describe home automation hardware and software. At first, you may be confused by them all, but then you start to learn a little and it begins to sound like those six doodads over there all do the same thing. Eventually, you learn that […]

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