Smart Homes

Forum discussion tagged with Smart Homes.
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    Cori HD Security Camera Review: Cheap But Flawed

    This very inexpensive camera has a few issues, but it may be good enough for many users. Cori HD Security Camera Review: Cheap But Flawed : Read more
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    Ring Stick Up Cam Wired Review: Social Networking Meets Security Camera

    While the Neighbors Feed on the Ring Stick Up Cam Wired can alert you about problems in your area, overall, this security camera leaves much to be desired. Ring Stick Up Cam Wired Review: Social Networking Meets Security Camera : Read more
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    iRobot Roomba i7+ Review: A Convenient, Costly Robot Vacuum

    The iRobot Roomba i7+ learns your home's layout and empties its own dustbin. It's super-cool, but this convenience comes at a price. iRobot Roomba i7+ Review: A Convenient, Costly Robot Vacuum : Read more
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    iRobot Roomba 690 Review: Solid Performer

    This affordable Roomba is easy to set up and use, and it cleans well around furniture. iRobot Roomba 690 Review: Solid Performer : Read more
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    Shark Ion Robot R85 Wi-Fi Connected: The Robot Vacuum to Beat

    Though there are couple trade-offs, the Shark Ion Robot R85 is an excellent Wi-Fi-connected robot vacuum that combines good performance with an affordable price. Shark Ion Robot R85 Wi-Fi Connected: The Robot Vacuum to Beat : Read more
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    Eufy RoboVac 11S: Inexpensive Vacuum Lacks Smarts

    The affordable Eufy RoboVac 11S is a solid budget robot vacuum, but it needs supervision. Eufy RoboVac 11S: Inexpensive Vacuum Lacks Smarts : Read more
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    Facebook Portal Review: A No-So-Smart Display

    Even if we didn't have privacy concerns, we'd still recommend against the Facebook Portal, because it just isn't as capable as other smart displays. Facebook Portal Review: A No-So-Smart Display : Read more
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    Best Instant Pot: Every Model Tested

    We tested every model of Instant Pot to help you decide which one is right for you. Best Instant Pot: Every Model Tested : Read more
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    Brilliant Smart Home Controller Review: Brainy But Still Limited

    Brilliant’s smart-home controller obeys Alexa commands and adds its own motion sensor and in-home video intercom to the mix. But it supports only a few products so far. Brilliant Smart Home Controller Review: Brainy But Still Limited : Read more
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    Ring Alarm Review: A Strong Home Security Kit

    While it's affordable and easy to use, the Ring Alarm home security kit doesn't offer much regarding home automation. Ring Alarm Review: A Strong Home Security Kit : Read more
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    Wisenet SmartCam D1 Review: This Doorbell Cam Doesn't Always Know Who's Who

    While it delivers quality video, this doorbell camera's facial-recognition feature doesn't work well. Wisenet SmartCam D1 Review: This Doorbell Cam Doesn't Always Know Who's Who : Read more
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    Honeywell Smart Home Security Review: Good But Pricey

    This all-in-one security system works well, but other systems offer more for less. Honeywell Smart Home Security Review: Good But Pricey : Read more
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    Safety 1st HD WiFi Baby Monitor: This Camera's a Good Listener

    Other video baby monitors are more fully featured, but Safety 1st delivers excellent video quality and a helpful portable audio unit. Safety 1st HD WiFi Baby Monitor: This Camera's a Good Listener : Read more
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    How to Set Up the Echo Spot

    The Amazon Echo Spot is a compact Alexa device that's pretty easy to set up. Here's how you do it. How to Set Up the Echo Spot : Read more
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    Wiring for my Smart Home

    Would appreciate some help! I am in the middle of a refurb for my 6 bed home in London (4 floors) I am looking to integrate Alexa/google Home into my house alongside smart TV, climate control (for under floor heating) August lock and door bell etc. Sonos speakers. I guess i have 3 questions...
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    UE Megablast: Excellent Sound, Limited Alexa Skills

    The UE Megablast sounds great, but it can't do everything an Amazon smart speaker can. UE Megablast: Excellent Sound, Limited Alexa Skills : Read more
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    Powering On/Off HTPC with Google Now

    Hello, I am powering On/OFF my Win 7 HTPC using Google now, Smart Plug, Stringify along with my harmony hub and TV. How it works is my PCs BIOS under APM/Restore AC Power Loss is set to "Power Loss" and when I say OK google... it tells Stringify to turn on my smart plug which powers on my PC...
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    What do you think of smart homes?

    I am currently studying for college the topic of Smart Homes. I would like some people's opinions on this topic please.
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    looking for smart home guide for reptiles owner jurnal or idea

    hello, i already read your writing, thank you for that , that was many input and output from that. by the way , can i have a journal or anything about another smart home guide reptiles for my project on this semester, i want it so much , thank you :)
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    How to Control Philips Hue Lights from my Windows 10 Laptop?

    Hey everyone, I just managed to install my new Philips Hue Lights all over the house. I know they have an app for the phone, but I was wondering if I could control them remotely with my Windows Laptop? I have a Dell XPS 13 Model. Thanks.
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    Honeywell Lyric Thermostat Review

    The Honeywell Lyric Thermostat cleverly uses your smartphone and geofencing to turn itself on and off, but it doesn't go far enough for a next-gen thermostat. Honeywell Lyric Thermostat Review : Read more