Smart Home Saturday

Yet another smart home Saturday. In case you’re just catching up smarthome.com is the official source for smart home news. You can see posts on our blog Monday through Friday along with a Saturday recap. The best way to get deals, discounts, and keep your ear on the industry is to subscribe to our newsletter.

How Does a Dimmer Switch Work?

how does a dimmer switch work?

What mighty fine question. Don’t worry, the Rams take on the Patriots Sunday, February 3rd. Pull up a chair, tighten your glasses, and get ready to learn all you need to know about dimmer switches. From how they work, what to look out for, and a few product recommendations in case you’re on the market. Dim the light and set the tone at your next movie night.

How Can A Smart Home Help Your Parents?

how a smart home is helping parents

If you’re interested in home automation technology, you automatically want to share it with loved ones. There’s something about people coming over, hearing the oohs and awws when showing off the smart home device you just installed. In this piece, we will walk you through the top devices to purchase or just show family members.

Zigbee VS Z-wave: What’s The Better Choice?

all you need to know about zigbee vs z-wave starts here

The tale of tape Zigbee vs Z-wave. In this head-to-head matchup you will be walked through exactly what these protocols do, what efficiencies and inefficiencies do they have, and at the end, you will be able to make the choice for your smart home.

Bixby: Has Samsung Already Lost The Digital Assistant Race?

bixby and the digital assistant race

Among the top leaders in digital assistants, like Amazon and Google, consumers tend to forget about Bixby by Samsung. Take a look at who Bixby really is and what devices actually work. They do have a pretty solid vision in place but with giants in the industry it might be too hard to overcome.

Smart Bulb vs Smart Plug/Outlet vs Smart Switch: Which One Is Right For You?

dimmer switch, smart plug, smart outlet, what is right for you?

There’s something about lighting products that make them a favorite. Smart plugs, smart bulbs, to even a smart switch, how do you know what is the best for your home? If you do not own one of these currently, they do make an amazing edition and there are a variety of cool things that can be done. Find out what type of smart lighting device is right for you!