Sony’s Move Into Smart Home Automation
The Sony Xperia Ear, Agent and Projector are a first step into making your smart home more thoughtful.
Sony has long been a major brand to enhance the entertainment value of our home, but their Xperia line of products is pushing them into the functional realm of smart home enjoyment. At this year’s CES, I got to test out a trio of Sony Xperia products that will certainly make our homes a bit more efficient.
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The ABCs of Smart Home Technology
Don’t know where to start with smart home technology and devices? We’ve compiled an A-to-Z dictionary to help guide you to pro status.
Is 2017 the year you make your home smart? It might seem like a large undertaking, but today’s smart home products are easier than ever to install and use. We’ve compiled an A-Z guide to smart home technology, buzzwords and trends below:
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Top 5 Easy Houseplants You’ll Grow to Love
Decorating your home with indoor plants is affordable and stress-free. Here are five ideas on how to incorporate low-maintenance houseplants to your interior decor.
Add a touch of green to your home. Indoor plants brighten up any room and they can also help purify the air in your home. Here are five low maintenance houseplants and instructions on how to grow and take care of them—no green thumbs required!
1. English IvyCa... read more
How Vivint Sky is Making Your Smart Home Smarter
Vivint Sky, the artificial intelligence that powers the first true smart home, doesn’t wait for a command, it reaches out to you.
At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show, it was all about voice control. It represents the next big step in smart home, and you couldn’t go two steps without hearing about it. But voice control is still essentially a form of remote control–you have to tell your smart home device... read more
Home Feeling Cramped? Look Up!
Storage can be beautiful! Take a look at these decorative ideas that will free up living space.
By Lea Schneider
When there just doesn’t seem to be enough room for the things you own, there is only one thing to do – go vertical.
Going vertical is one of my professional organizer’s tricks for finding more storage. However, not every room can handle another tall piece of furniture. In that case, the solution is to use wall shelves. De... read more