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Smart Homes

HomeKit Weekly: Using Automation to put sensors to work

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>In our third installment of HomeKit Weekly, we’re going to explore how to make HomeKit-enabled sensors more useful through automation in Apple’s Home …

High tech heroes: 14 smart home upgrades you need right now

Hyper-intuitive homes are big business: experts predict the home tech market will top $40 billion dollars by 2020.<p>Everything from a keyless front …

Outfit your home with new USB wall receptacles, timer switches and more starting at $13 each

Amazon is running a one-day deal on a variety of TopGreener USB outlets, sensors, and timers. We've featured a number of highly-rated options from …

HomeKit Weekly: Automating outdoor lights on and off based on sunset/sunrise and time

<i>HomeKit Weekly is a new series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework.</i><p>As a HomeKit enthusiast, I find myself playing around with a lot of different automations. Some stick because they’re actually useful while others are …

The Best home security systems

Looking for a great home security system? Home security systems differ quite a bit in terms of what’s offered. Some old school systems like ADT might …

Slim And Modern Shower Drain Systems For The Minimalist In You

Beauty lies in the details and that applies to everything, even something as insignificant as a shower drain. Actually, nothing is completely …

5 Design Rules You Should Absolutely Never Break

Rules were meant to be broken, right? Sometimes! Other times, however, they should be taken very, very seriously. Having a few guidelines to follow …

Home Decorating

How to create a smart home in a smart way

Those of you who’ve been following my Smart Home Diary series will know that I’ve learned a number of lessons – some of them the hard way. But I thought it would be useful to distill these into a single piece offering my best advice for anyone planning to create a smart home from scratch today.<p>And …

The Best Fishing Lures of 2018

Every angler has old standby lures that will always have a home in their tackle bag, because some baits never stop catching. But for the fisherman …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Atmos Smart Home will help all your smart devices work via a single interface

After nearly two years of development, Atmos Smart Home is on the cusp of bringing its smart home control platform to market. The new product …

Noon Home makes smart light switches rather than bulbs, now compatible w/ Google Assistant

Typically, a smart home is filled with internet-connect lightbulbs. Noon, on the other hand, believes that all you need to do is replace your light switches with ones that can control any type of bulb. If that proposition sounds intriguing, it might be even sweeter now that the company has …

Home Automation

The Best HomeKit Products We’d Buy with HomePod (Updated)

The HomePod is available now and it’s better time than ever for Apple users to turn their home into a smart home, or at least start moving in that …

Home Automation

The 3 Best Ways To Fish Grass In The Summertime

It’s widely known across the bass fishing world that bass love to live in the grass. Hydrilla, milfoil, lily pads, tules, and many more types of …

DIY Raspberry Neural Network Sees All, Recognizes Some

As a fun project I thought I’d put Google’s Inception-v3 neural network on a Raspberry Pi to see how well it does at recognizing objects first hand. …

Deep Learning

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

Connect with these 35 IFTTT-friendly smart devices (pictures)

Home Automation

34 Old-School Fishing Tips for Today’s Anglers

For 35 years, H.G. “Tap” Tapply was a mainstay in the pages of <i>Field & Stream</i>, writing the hugely popular “Tap’s Tips” column. Each month, he served …

8 Jig Fishing Tips To Catch Bass On The Rocks

The versatility of a jig with a weedguard makes it the ideal lure for tempting bass holding around rocks. Jig fishing is never a bad call when trying …

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A smart home mega sensor can track what goes on in a room

Creating a smart home currently requires either linking every connected device one-by-one or adding sensor tags to old appliances to make a cohesive IoT network, but there might be an easier way. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon developed a concept for a hub that, when plugged into an electrical …

Rookie Renovators Nail it on the First Try

<b>Name:</b> Kelly and Colton Jarisch, baby Silas, and Shiner. <b><br>Location:</b> Tarrytown — Austin, Texas <b><br>Size:</b> 1,530 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Owned a little over …

Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

Northern Greece<p>A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the …

European Travel

5 projects for Raspberry Pi at home

The Raspberry Pi computer can be used in all kinds of settings and for a variety of purposes. It obviously has a place in education for helping …

Breezy Bass Fishing: Tips for Windy Day Success - Game & Fish

<i>While windy days make difficult bass fishing, they also stimulate bass into feeding and make them much less wary.</i><p>Bass pro Peter Thliveros: “Wind …

Which LED floodlight should you hang overhead?

You've got plenty of new LED options in the lighting aisle -- here's how to pick the right one.<p>Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks …

Home Automation

Make your home smarter by replacing your light switches with Brilliant Controls - The Gadgeteer

Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color …

Home Automation