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Is Alexa taking over the Smart Home?

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Amazon is betting big on Alexa to take over the Smart Home. On Thursday, Amazon held a hardware event and subsequently announced several enhancements for dev...

Smart Home Budget for the Working Stiff

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I have two scenarios lined up… A simple lighting setup that could work for a livingroom/kitchen, and a more complex setup that would work for the whole house...

My Z-Wave Lighting Setup is LIT

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This is part of my current home setup. Everything in view is powered by three Leviton wall dimmers and three Leviton lamp dimmers. All scenes are powered b...

Be a Man - Plan Your Smart Home

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Having a Smart Homes is a luxury that is easily attainable if you are willing to put in a little bit of work. I find that it is best to prioritize and budget...