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6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

Exercise

This Full-Body Workout Will Leave You Drenched In just 15 Minutes

Burn serious fat in the time it'd take you to get your coffeeno equipment necessary<p>Need a quick, effective workout for when you're crunched for time? You've come to the right place: In our Busy Burner video series, the country's top trainers walk you through short workouts that will challenge your …

You've Accumulated $1 Million: What Do You Value Most, Cash Flow Or Capital Appreciation?

<b>What Do You Value Most, Cash Flow Or Capital Appreciation?</b><p><i>Subscribers to</i> "Retirement: One Dividend At A Time" <i>got an early look at this material and</i> …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds</b> …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Here's every Apple HomeKit product announced at CES 2017 coming later this year

CES<p>Apple itself may not show up to CES, but about a dozen companies came to this year's show with a range of HomeKit-capable products from smart …

14 ways you can control your home with your voice using Amazon's Echo and Alexa

But then what? Adding to your shopping list? Setting timers? Asking about the weather? Great, but it's pretty similar to Siri in what it can do, and using your voice to buy things from Amazon isn't super exciting.<p>Alexa can do so much more than that, especially for your home. With the help from …

Switchmate Introduces Smaller, Faster Smart Home Light Switch Converters.

Switchmate is dramatically expanding the company’s line of incredibly simple smart devices for home automation and security developed for …

CES 2017: Incipio Debuts HomeKit-Enabled Smart Wall Switch and Power Strip

Incipio today expanded its line of CommandKit home automation products, introducing the CommandKit Wireless Smart Wall Switch and Wireless Smart Power Strip, both of which are compatible with HomeKit<p>The Wireless Smart Wall Switch is designed to offer a way to manually control HomeKit products like …

Home Automation

Here's the latest smart home gear that works with Alexa

New iDevices Instant Switch on-wall light switch makes convenience king

The Instant Switch injects other iDevices plugs and switches with an extra measure of accessibility. But is it worth the price?<p>Over the past few years, iDevices has slowly been expanding its roster of smart home devices -- from smart plugs, to a thermostat ($93 at Amazon.com), an in-wall switch and …

Home Automation

$30 gets you a home security camera with motion detection and night vision

Home security cameras have become very popular in recent years, and it’s pretty obvious why. For a relatively low price, you can have instant access …

Smart home trends in 2017: The companies that will determine if the hype is for real! - IBTimes India

Smart homes are still far from hitting the mainstream, but 2017 is going to be a hopeful year.<p>Smart homes or Internet of Things (IoT) are not …

Dipping my toes into the home automation pool

<b>NOTE:</b> <b>I’ve written a more current update to this post here.</b><p>After joining Google, we moved into a new place in Mountain View which gave me a chance to …

Keep tabs on your front porch with Ring Video Doorbell

I get asked a lot of questions about technology, and the topic I get asked about most is how best to set up video cameras for home security.<p>I've …

Home is where the smart is: Telstra Smart Home is available now

While Australia has felt behind the smart home curve due to the absence of central hub devices like the Amazon Echo or Nest thermostat, Telstra wants to change that. Available today, Telstra Smart Home is based around a single app and central device that manages the rest of your home's compatible …

Smart Homes

Here's a whole community of Apple HomeKit-powered smart homes

Can smart-home tech help sell houses? One California homebuilder is betting that it can, with an entire neighborhood of new homes designed to play nice with Apple HomeKit.<p>The home builder is KB Home, and the neighborhood is the Promenade at Communications Hill in San Jose, California -- just 20 …

Real Estate

Great Christmas gift: Koogeek Smart Plug is a simple, inexpensive, Wi-Fi HomeKit device to get started with Siri home automation

The Koogeek plug is a simple way to add smart HomeKit functionality to ‘any’ device you own with a plug (buy it for $34.99). The idea of a HomeKit plug outlet is by no means new — there are plenty available on the market — but the Koogeek stood out for its simplicity, form factor and WiFi …

The 20 best smart home devices you can snag at a discount on Black Friday

Smart gadgets for the home now have the power to raise or lower a room's temperature, unlock front doors and even adjust light bulbs so that one can obtain the perfect amount of moonlighting in a room.<p>This tech craze shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, this year's massive crop of gadgets and …

Smart Homes

12 ways to use Alexa in the kitchen

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, found in its Echo, Dot and Tap speakers -- and plenty more these days -- may be good for flipping on the lights or locking the doors, but she's especially useful in the kitchen, where taking commands hands-free can be particularly helpful.<p>Here are 12 reasons you …

Smart Homes

Amazon's VP of Alexa explains what's next for the company's smart personal assistant

In the <i>Game of Thrones</i>-like artificial intelligence competition between Houses Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, the company most reticent to speak about its technology has usually been the one that ships planeloads full of stuff to consumers, hosts thousands of companies in its data …

One Remote to Rule Them All

Smart homes are here. Televisions, lights, speakers, thermostats, fans, curtains, indoor security cameras, door locks — nearly everything can be …

Best Smart Home Devices for 2018 - CNET

Alexa's new flagship smart speaker is better than the first one -- and it costs a lot less, too.<p>The Amazon Cloud Cam's crisp 1080p HD live feed, prompt motion notifications and free 24-hour clip storage set a new value standard for indoor home security cameras.<p>The Lifx Mini puts out plenty of …

Save on smart home security: Top deals on wireless cameras and smart locks

<i>Welcome to Home Deals, where we pick out the best deals on things you need for your home, garden and beyond. Like our cousin,</i> <i>the Cheapskate</i><i>, we'll give you a regular selection of smoking-hot deals, but we'll cover things like smart home tech, washing machines, wireless security cameras and anything</i> …

Smart Homes

Yoswit Home Automation Smart Wall Switch (video)

Anyone looking to expand their home automation system will be able to control their lighting remotely, may be interested in a new smart light switch …

Home Automation

Best Smart Home Essential: Amazon Echo

Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant puts your voice in control of an ever-expanding universe of smart products, and the Amazon Echo speaker remains the …

GE is putting Alexa into a funky-looking lamp

The C by GE Lamp is a big ol' ring of light that comes with Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa built right in.<p>In 2015, Amazon made the world of manufacturing an offer. Make a device with a microphone, a speaker, and an internet connection, they said, and we'll let you add in our virtual assistant …

Coolest smart home appliances to complete your luxurious lifestyle in order - IBTimes India

Time to make your dumb house a smart one.<p>If you have been looking to automate your entire house in the best way possible, there are some coolest …

The Internet of Things Is Already Changing Your Home

People become more connected every day, and not just where social media is concerned. Many of us have “smart” objects in our home — a WiFi-enabled thermostat or an oven that can tell you your meal’s nearly done, for example. These smart objects connect us even more but can also be used against us, …

GE’s new Alexa lamp shines light on internet of things

We’ve heard for years that the internet of things™ would imbue everything in our lives with the power of the web, all accessible by voice. If you’ve been waiting for something that isn’t a computer or smartphone or smart home hub to ask for driving directions or movie times, here’s your dream …