Enter to Win Smart Home Gear to Automate Your Life! Enter to Win Smart Home Gear to Automate Your Life!

By Nikki Kahl

Fan of smart gear, or home theaters, and love cool, free stuff? SmarterHomeAutomation.com and ProjectorReviews.com are partnering to launch their first of many giveaways of some really cool gadgets.  We will have several of these giveaways per year, yet you need to enter only once.  Let’s take a loo
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By Nikki Kahl

Fan of smart gear, or home theaters, and love cool, free stuff? SmarterHomeAutomation.com and ProjectorReviews.com are partnering to launch their first of many giveaways of some really cool gadgets. We will have several of these giveaways per year, yet you need to enter only once. Let’s take a loo
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3 New Alexa Features to Help You Get More Out of Your Smart Home 3 New Alexa Features to Help You Get More Out of Your Smart Home

By Nikki Kahl

Amazon continually releases new features and capabilities for its assortment of smart speakers. This article details 3 new Alexa features you shouldn’t overlook this month. Guest Post by Kayla Matthews  
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By Nikki Kahl

Amazon continually releases new features and capabilities for its assortment of smart speakers. This article details 3 new Alexa features you shouldn’t overlook this month. Guest Post by Kayla Matthews  
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Back to the Dark Ages: Nest Ecosystem Failure Back to the Dark Ages: Nest Ecosystem Failure

By Nikki Kahl

Last night, Nest Ecosystem users were transported back to the Dark Ages when access to the Nest app and web browsers went offline. In a world of increasing dependability on the internet, an outage like that meant confronting an inconvenient reality: what happens when a smart home goes dark.
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By Nikki Kahl

Last night, Nest Ecosystem users were transported back to the Dark Ages when access to the Nest app and web browsers went offline. In a world of increasing dependability on the internet, an outage like that meant confronting an inconvenient reality: what happens when a smart home goes dark.
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Google Home Routines Replace the My Day Settings Google Home Routines Replace the My Day Settings

By Nikki Kahl

Google Home is a smart personal assistant hub that gets more capable by the day, with more improvements being seen as time goes on. One such improvement is the addition of Routines, which replaces the My Day settings that Google Home users enjoyed since the smart speaker came out, with one caveat –
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By Nikki Kahl

Google Home is a smart personal assistant hub that gets more capable by the day, with more improvements being seen as time goes on. One such improvement is the addition of Routines, which replaces the My Day settings that Google Home users enjoyed since the smart speaker came out, with one caveat –
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Google Home Deals in the US and Canada Until May 5, 2018 Google Home Deals in the US and Canada Until May 5, 2018

By Nikki Kahl

Google Home, one of the top personal assistant devices on the market, is seeing some sweet discounts in the United States and Canada. Google is pushing their Google Home Mini, an extender device for the Google Home to lengthen its reach through the home. Google Home in your kitchen? Get a Google Hom
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By Nikki Kahl

Google Home, one of the top personal assistant devices on the market, is seeing some sweet discounts in the United States and Canada. Google is pushing their Google Home Mini, an extender device for the Google Home to lengthen its reach through the home. Google Home in your kitchen? Get a Google Hom
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Apple Watch 1 Now $149 at Walmart Apple Watch 1 Now $149 at Walmart

By Nikki Kahl

Apple users rejoice! The original Apple Watch, once $349 for the 38mm version, $399 for the 42mm, you can now get this piece of tech for just $149 at Walmart. This limited time offer gives a 40% discount! That’s incredible savings when you consider the Apple Watch 1 is still going for just $100 belo
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By Nikki Kahl

Apple users rejoice! The original Apple Watch, once $349 for the 38mm version, $399 for the 42mm, you can now get this piece of tech for just $149 at Walmart. This limited time offer gives a 40% discount! That’s incredible savings when you consider the Apple Watch 1 is still going for just $100 belo
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Alexa: Mother’s Little Helper – 5 Alexa Skills for New Parents Alexa: Mother’s Little Helper – 5 Alexa Skills for New Parents

By Nikki Kahl

Parenting is one of the most rewarding things one can do in their life, and one of the most challenging as well. Alexa, one of the top personal assistants around, is here to help! With Skills ranging from pregnancy tips to diaper tracking, Alexa’s got Momma’s (and baby’s) back. We’ve come up with a
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By Nikki Kahl

Parenting is one of the most rewarding things one can do in their life, and one of the most challenging as well. Alexa, one of the top personal assistants around, is here to help! With Skills ranging from pregnancy tips to diaper tracking, Alexa’s got Momma’s (and baby’s) back. We’ve come up with a
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Apple HomePod Siri Enabled Smart Speaker – A Smart Buy? Apple HomePod Siri Enabled Smart Speaker – A Smart Buy?

By Nikki Kahl

With the delivery date of the Apple HomePod fast approaching, Siri users are eager for Apple’s addition to the smart personal assistant game. The long-awaited HomePod has been available for pre-order for nearly two weeks now, and will be delivering on Thursday, February 8, 2018, but the reviews comi
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By Nikki Kahl

With the delivery date of the Apple HomePod fast approaching, Siri users are eager for Apple’s addition to the smart personal assistant game. The long-awaited HomePod has been available for pre-order for nearly two weeks now, and will be delivering on Thursday, February 8, 2018, but the reviews comi
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Elgato Eve Energy – Home Automation for Renters Elgato Eve Energy – Home Automation for Renters

By Nikki Kahl

We’ve all been there. A cool new product comes out, like a smart thermostat or video doorbell. We research, read reviews, and find out… there’s installation involved. Wiring to be done. For homeowners, that’s not a big deal – do it yourselfers rejoice, while others hire their trusted handyman. But w
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By Nikki Kahl

We’ve all been there. A cool new product comes out, like a smart thermostat or video doorbell. We research, read reviews, and find out… there’s installation involved. Wiring to be done. For homeowners, that’s not a big deal – do it yourselfers rejoice, while others hire their trusted handyman. But w
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Remo+ Smart Doorbell Line Offers Simple Home Protection Remo+ Smart Doorbell Line Offers Simple Home Protection

By TJ Farah

A new term that’s been introduced to our cultural lexicon is “porch pirate,” or someone who steals Amazon packages from your doorstep. But you no longer have to worry about parcel theft or anything else thanks to innovative leaps in doorbell technology, such as the smart doorbell product line from R
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By TJ Farah

A new term that’s been introduced to our cultural lexicon is “porch pirate,” or someone who steals Amazon packages from your doorstep. But you no longer have to worry about parcel theft or anything else thanks to innovative leaps in doorbell technology, such as the smart doorbell product line from R
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Our articles cover a wide range of topics. Some will be about products that haven’t yet been reviewed, others relating to new product announcements and new products being shown at trade shows. You will also find articles on new or shifting smart home / home automation industry trends, new technologies, and even some on which companies are dominating smart home automation and which new companies are likely to impact the industry, and your choices.

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Enter to Win Smart Home Gear to Automate Your Life!

By Nikki Kahl | June 18, 2018
Fan of smart gear, or home theaters, and love cool, free stuff? SmarterHomeAutomation.com and ProjectorReviews.com are partnering to launch their first of many giveaways of some really cool ...

3 New Alexa Features to Help You Get More Out of Your Smart Home

By Nikki Kahl | May 22, 2018
Amazon continually releases new features and capabilities for its assortment of smart speakers. This article details 3 new Alexa features you shouldn’t overlook this month. Guest Post by Kayla ...

Back to the Dark Ages: Nest Ecosystem Failure

By Nikki Kahl | May 17, 2018
Last night, Nest Ecosystem users were transported back to the Dark Ages when access to the Nest app and web browsers went offline. In a world of increasing dependability on the internet, an ...

Google Home Routines Replace the My Day Settings

By Nikki Kahl | May 3, 2018
Google Home is a smart personal assistant hub that gets more capable by the day, with more improvements being seen as time goes on. One such improvement is the addition of Routines, which ...

Google Home Deals in the US and Canada Until May 5, 2018

By Nikki Kahl | April 27, 2018
Google Home, one of the top personal assistant devices on the market, is seeing some sweet discounts in the United States and Canada. Google is pushing their Google Home Mini, an extender device ...

Apple Watch 1 Now $149 at Walmart

By Nikki Kahl | April 25, 2018
Apple users rejoice! The original Apple Watch, once $349 for the 38mm version, $399 for the 42mm, you can now get this piece of tech for just $149 at Walmart. This limited time offer gives a 40% ...

Alexa: Mother’s Little Helper – 5 Alexa Skills for New Parents

By Nikki Kahl | April 23, 2018
Parenting is one of the most rewarding things one can do in their life, and one of the most challenging as well. Alexa, one of the top personal assistants around, is here to help! With Skills ...

LG Cloi Service Robots – Revolutionizing or Destroying the Service Industry?

By TJ Farah | March 8, 2018
It seems like everyone is making robots these days. Recently, the world was up in arms about the new door-opening dog robots from Boston Dynamics, while others are concerned about tiny, magnetic ...

Apple HomePod Siri Enabled Smart Speaker – A Smart Buy?

By Nikki Kahl | February 7, 2018
With the delivery date of the Apple HomePod fast approaching, Siri users are eager for Apple’s addition to the smart personal assistant game. The long-awaited HomePod has been available for ...

Disney’s Circle Go Makes Parenting On The Web Easier Than Ever

By TJ Farah | February 6, 2018
Last week, about 100 health experts from more than a dozen organizations sent a letter to Facebook, urging the Silicon Valley titan to discontinue their Messenger Kids app, claiming “younger ...

Elgato Eve Energy – Home Automation for Renters

By Nikki Kahl | February 5, 2018
We’ve all been there. A cool new product comes out, like a smart thermostat or video doorbell. We research, read reviews, and find out… there’s installation involved. Wiring to be done. For ...

Aeolus Robotics In-Home Robot: The Dream Made Real

By TJ Farah | January 26, 2018
Long before the word “robot” was first invented in 1920, humans have dreamt of humanoid machines that not only obey our every whim, but are also our close companions and friends. Still, this idea ...

Apple HomePod Pre-Order Available Now!

By Nikki Kahl | January 26, 2018
It’s the moment all Apple-lovers have been waiting for – the Apple HomePod has become available for pre-order! The HomePod is Apple’s answer to the Amazon Echo and Alexa-enabled line, and to ...

Remo+ Smart Doorbell Line Offers Simple Home Protection

By TJ Farah | January 19, 2018
A new term that’s been introduced to our cultural lexicon is “porch pirate,” or someone who steals Amazon packages from your doorstep. But you no longer have to worry about parcel theft or ...

Smarter Home Automation Will Be Live at CES – What to Expect

By Nikki Kahl | January 6, 2018
The annual CES trade show is upon us! Every year in Las Vegas, Nevada, thousands of consumer electronics companies convene in one of the largest conventions of the year to exhibit their products. ...

2017 Holiday Gift Guide to Smarter Home Automation

By Nikki Kahl | November 21, 2017
Give Your Loved Ones the Gift of Smart Home Automation! The holidays have arrived, and with it, shopper’s anxiety. What do you get for the person who has it all? Or the dad who, despite your best ...

7 Compatible Smart Products That Simplify Your Life

By Nikki Kahl | September 27, 2017
Life can get complicated. Your home doesn’t have to be. With smart products in every category, you can automate your life and your home. Products that work for you so that you don’t have to think ...

MantleMount MM850 Automated TV Mount Makes Watching TV A Comfortable Affair

By Nikki Kahl | September 15, 2017
Kinked necks and sore shoulder muscles are a thing of the past with MantleMount’s MM850, their first automated TV mount. So many have fallen victim to ill placement of a TV due to space ...

Savant TrueImage Adds a Personal Touch to Home Automation

By Nikki Kahl | September 13, 2017
Savant, a leader in smart technology, unveiled their next generation TrueImage lighting software at CEDIA 2017. Savant Systems serves the luxury and mid-markets, but their product line extends ...

Google Home – Spotify and Deezer Streaming Now Available

By Nikki Kahl | August 21, 2017
Google Home has some exciting new updates for music lovers! Now you can add a Spotify Free account and use your Assistant to play your favorite tunes. This feature will be available in the United ...

Smart Locks for Rentals – August Home Partners with HomeAway

By Nikki Kahl | August 14, 2017
HomeAway, AirBnB, and services like it are quite possibly the most comfortable lodging options for vacationers. These services allow you to choose from a variety of different homes that real ...

7 Smart Home Products That Attract Home Buyers

By Ryan Tollefsen | August 11, 2017
It is a fact that home automation technology is here to stay. In fact, many segments of the home buying population – such as millennials – expect their home to have such products in place. This ...

ilumi Illuminates Your Smart Home – Manufacturer Monday

By Nikki Kahl | July 3, 2017
It was the Fall of 2010, and two MBA Classmates had a vision. They dreamed of “making light better,” a dream which became reality after their idea for an app-controlled LED won first place at the ...

HomePod – Apple’s Answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home

By Nikki Kahl | June 7, 2017
Apple introduced consumers to the concept of a pocket personal assistant back in 2010, when Siri was integrated into the already-beloved iPhone. With the advent of personal assistants for the ...

August Smart Lock Pro – The Smart Lock Solution for Professionals

By Nikki Kahl | April 4, 2017
August Home, a premium smart lock manufacturer, has just released the newest August Smart Lock – the August Smart Lock Pro. This lock is Z-Wave compatible and is geared toward the ...
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