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With a looming change on wireless protocol, smart home enthusiasts have been admiring ZigBee and Zwave for their alternative approach to Wifi. But why do we have these protocols and how good are they?

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Who remembers the world before Alexa? I certainly don't. Ever since the voice commands release the Gilded Age of 2014 (So not so long ago), Alexa has generated a lot of buzz in, not just the smart home community, but in tech in general. These 10 Alexa 'skills' might be more than surprising.

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A project from 10 years ago is making noise in the smart hime community. IFTTT or IF This Then That is a web-based tool that creates conditional statements for web powered applications and hardware devices. Its application is having great success on home automation.

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As you get set up in your new home, the thought of installing smart devices around the house will hit you. It's a natural reaction to all those years trying to put off dipping your toe into the smart home world until you got set up with your place. This article gives you all you need to get started...

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We've come to an age were every aspect of the household is getting an upgrade. This includes your thermostat. Brands like Honeywell, ecobee, Google Nest are taking great strides. But are these technological advancements addressing a lack of innovation or are they just extending the envelope of innovation?

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