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Turn Your iPhone into a Universal Remote Control – Replacing the Cluttered Mess of Controls Around the House!

May 2, 2014 Leave a comment
L5 Universal Remote Control Adapter

L5 Universal Remote Control Adapter

  • Powerful enough to replace a coffee table full of remotes
  • Drag and drop to design the remote you want
  • Quick and easy setup of activities and macros
  • Intuitive app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
  • No batteries, no WiFi, no wall plug needed

Turn your iPhone into a Universal Remote Control and throw out all those other remote controls that are cluttering your coffee table! Just drag and drop to design the remote exactly how you want. On sale now! With the L5 Remote, you have the power of a whole coffee table full of remotes with the elegance and simplicity of your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Out with the clutter and confusion, and in with everything you love about your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad: the sharp, brilliant display, the Multi-Touch interface, the versatility and portability. The L5 remote is a tiny accessory and app that gives you all the power and none of the complexity. The L5 remote features 100,000 button/1000 remote capacities. It works without WiFi, external power, or batteries. Take it anywhere you want. Use it to control your TV, cable box, DVD, DVR, and most devices that come with an IR remote.

Plug in the accessory and tap a button to download the free app. Quickly and easily design your first custom remote by dragging and dropping any buttons you want, then “assign” a signal to each by pressing the corresponding button on your old remote while pointing it at your new L5 Remote. The L5 Remote intelligently analyzes the signal and stores it in your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. You can program all your remotes in just minutes.

Once you’re using your L5 Remote, you can stash the old remotes, and enjoy the convenience and simplicity of using your iPhone to control all your entertainment and home automation devices. Read More

Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Smarthome!

May 1, 2014 Leave a comment
Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Get her something she’ll love! Click here to check out our Mother’s Day gift ideas!

The Future of Door Locks is Here! Lock & Unlock Your Doors with a Touch-To-Open Bluetooth Deadbolt!

April 30, 2014 Leave a comment
Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Door Lock - Venetian Bronze

Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Door Lock – Venetian Bronze

  • Compatible with iOS devices (iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C) only
  • Open and enter your home by simply tapping the deadbolt
  • No smartphone, no problem. KEVO also works with a key fob
  • Deadbolt intelligently knows if you’re inside or outside your home
  • Send eKeys to friends, family, and more via the app
  • See and control who enters your home and at what times

Locking and unlocking doors has never been easier with this Touch-To-Open Bluetooth Deadbolt! Pair your smartphone or included key fob and simply tap the deadbolt to lock or unlock your door! Home security for family and friends is always high on any homeowners list of priorities. Traditional key entry methods are good, but troublesome when you need to enter or leave quickly, or are carrying a lot of items as you fumble with your key ring. Here is when Kwikset’s 925 KEVO Deadbolt 11P (Venetian Bronze) comes in to provide comfort and security with its simple, bump-proof, design ideal for left or right-handed doors. Unlike normal locks, Kevo is a smart deadbolt that uses a touch-to-open convenience entry method when a Bluetooth connected smartphone (iOS iPhone 4S, 5 , 5S, 5C only) or key fob (smart keys) are within range of the deadbolt. Keep your phone in your pocket or purse. No more fumbling for your keys. Just touch the lock to open.

Entering and leaving your home is easier since you can unlock the door by tapping the deadbolt. The deadbolt still operates like a standard mechanical lock, so keyed entry is possible if a connected smart key is not detected. After tapping the deadbolt, a blue LED ring light spins around the deadbolt indicating it’s searching for a certified smart key. If a certified smart key is detected, the light turns green and unlocks (yellow when locking), but turns red if a smart key is not detected. However, if a smart key is out-of-range, a magenta light will appear, prompting you to move closer. Of course, these lights can tell anyone, friendly or not, about the occupancy of the home, but Kwikset has programmed the lights to only appear if the deadbolt is certain you are outside. If the deadbolt has the slightest inclination you’re inside, it’ll only show the blue light and then nothing so your privacy and security is protected.
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A Paper Towel Holder with Tablet Stand is Perfect for Displaying Recipes in the Kitchen!

April 29, 2014 Leave a comment
La Crosse Technology Alpha Power Battery Charger

La Crosse Technology Alpha Power Battery Charger

  • Highly adjustable with 360° rotation and flexible 7.5 inches gooseneck stand
  • Universal holder fits iPad, Air, iPad Mini and most other 7-10 inch tablets
  • Remove gooseneck with one button for easy paper replacement

A chef’s dream come true! Keep your tablet and recipes easily accessible, at eye level, and safe from messes on the counter with this Digital Paper Towel Holder with Tablet Mount! The PAD-PTH Paper Towel Holder with Tablet Mount from CTA Digital is a great way to alleviate common neck and back problems resulting from constant downward craning of your neck to look at your tablet when working or watching something in the kitchen. This modern kitchen accessory not only helps your body, but also how you enjoy your various apps, videos, and web browsing activities at home. The mount is made of lightweight steel to absorb movement and shaking while securely fitting and holding an iPad Air, iPad Mini (2nd – 4th Generation), and most other 7 inch to 10 inch tablets (7 inches to 12 inches when mounted diagonally). Once mounted on top of your paper towel roll, you can position your tablet in any position using the 360° rotating holder and flexible 7.5 inch gooseneck stand for easy, safe, and convenient viewing. The mount and stand also comes with an optional paper towel roll cap if you do not want to mount your tablet device. This innovative mount offers sturdy mounting, and the adjusting and pivoting gooseneck and tablet holder provide an excellent strength-to-weight ratio to sturdily support the weight of your tablet. Read More

Smarthome’s Open Box Blowout Sale!

April 26, 2014 Leave a comment
Open Box Blowout Sale

Open Box Blowout Sale

Announcing our Open Box Blowout Sale! Offering BIG savings on hundreds of products. Hurry while supplies last! Click here to start saving!

A Waterproof Patio Furniture Cover that Prevents Unsightly Water Puddles from Sitting on the Cover

April 25, 2014 Leave a comment
Duck Covers MTS06464 Outdoor Patio Furniture Square Table Cover, 64x64x29, Cappuccino

Duck Covers MTS06464 Outdoor Patio Furniture Square Table Cover, 64x64x29, Cappuccino

  • 100% waterproof
  • UV-treated material
  • Includes patented Duck Dome Airbag
  • Double-stitched seams and rugged tie-downs
  • Easy to fold and store
  • Designed for use with a round patio table up to 64″ L x 64″ W x 29″ H

Protect your outdoor furniture with a weatherproof Duck Cover! Unlike regular furniture covers, the Duck Cover comes with an airbag that prevents water from collecting and sitting ontop of the cover. Repel the elements. Retain the beauty. Duck Covers offer breakthrough protection that keeps patio furniture looking new. The Duck Covers patio furniture covers are constructed of lightweight, breathable, and eco-friendly material that has been UV-treated. So unlike traditional Polyester fabric that becomes brittle and cracks, the stylish and innovative multi-layered, non-woven fabric used by Duck Covers is waterproof, durable and fade resistant. Only Duck Covers outdoor furniture covers come with the patent-pending Duck Dome inflation system (see below). The Duck Dome ensures that you’ll never have to worry about finding huge puddles of water on top of your cover, or mold and mildew beneath. Secure the Duck Dome to your furniture using the 24 inch tie down ropes and then place the cover over it. Secure the cover using the attached reinforced nylon tie-down straps. Each strap is 12 inches long, making the cover easier to tie, and the double-stitching on the seams attaches the straps firmly to the cover, with tie-down ends folded over and sewn to prevent fraying. With Duck Covers, you’re guaranteed the best year-round protection for your patio furniture. Get it now for more than $30 off! Read More

Home Automation Software that Allows You to Control Your Home Straight from Your Computer!

April 24, 2014 Leave a comment
Home Control Assistant HCA 11 Standard - Home Automation Software

Home Control Assistant HCA 11 Standard – Home Automation Software

  • Integrates INSTEON and X10 power line technologies
  • Supports IP addressed IR interfaces from GlobalCache and BitWise
  • Supports whole-house wireless
  • Multiple Schedules created by a visual scheduling tool
  • Unlimited programs to respond to events – in a graphical manner from over 60 different actions
  • Includes Checkbox control – get powerful control with no scheduling or programming
  • Includes Power Track – track power usage for all your 2-way devices
  • Works with all the latest INSTEON firmware devices

Home automation made easy – The Home Control Assistant Home Automation Software works with a variety of automation interfaces to control all areas of your home quickly and easily, directly from your computer! Home Control Assistant (HCA) is a Windows based home automation program that works with a variety of automation interfaces to control lights, appliances, irrigation, HVAC and more. With HCA’s Programming, Scheduling, Checkbox control and Power Track, you can easily save money, reduce electrical usage, conserve water and improve safety by automating your home.

The Home Control Assistant runs on any computer that uses the Windows XP, Vista or Win7 operating system. It works with automation interfaces to control lights and appliances in your home using X10, INSTEON, UPB, Wireless and IR technology.

HCA can be installed in a home with existing automation hardware. HCA can “spider” through or Multi-Add all your installed INSTEON network and find all the devices and add them to your home design file. A new automation solution is easy to create using the built-in Wizards for creating a new file, adding devices, creating new schedules, and new programs. Once you have defined all the hardware, adding schedules and programs is simple using the Visual Tools provided. Read More

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