How to Block Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant from Recording, Logging and Analyzing Your Conversations

Voice assistants are always listening, unless you tell them not to. If you have privacy concerns, it can be hard to find how to opt out of some of the more intrusive listening. If you’re one of the people that’s concerned about privacy with some of these voice assistants, there are ways to turn them off—here’s how:

How to Setup, Connect, and Use Amazon Alexa with the SmartThings Hub for All Your Smart Devices

When you have multiple devices in your home, they may not all speak the same language, and getting them to work in concert can be hard. Instead of one army of smart little minions ready to carry out your will, they’re often closer to an untrained French Foreign Legion from all different backgrounds and all different languages. That’s why you need a smart hub that can make them march in formation and communicate in a common tongue.

The Nest Learning Thermostat: A Review, Common User Issues and How to Handle Them

First things first, the Nest is so user friendly someone with little to no background in technology installation can put it up with ease. Everything you need to start using the thermostat will come in the Nest’s box; they even include a screwdriver with the system.

Why Video Doorbells Make for an Excellent Investment (and Which Ones Are Most Secure)

In addition to having a security system, it’s also smart to use other home security gadgets. Although there are many options, a video doorbell is one of the best investments.

Aging in Place

Liberty through Technology What is Aging in Place and What is Technology’s Role? Background image: Happy Senior Couple From Behind Looking at Front of House. We are living in a time that allows us to benefit greatly from technology. These benefits can be for all ages and types of people at their work, on the… Read more →

Resolution’s Helix Wireless Security Panel

What It Is, Why You Need One and How to Get the Most Out of It There are seemingly countless reasons you should own a security system. In addition to keeping unwanted guests from entering your home, the right system can also safeguard your residence from other damaging elements, like carbon monoxide, fire and water.… Read more →

The DSC iotega

What It Is, Why You Need One and How to Get the Most Out of It The modern world is changing rapidly. To navigate a growingly complex daily life, you need the right technology. Thanks to the Internet of Things, managing your smart home and smart devices is now easier than ever. Whether you use… Read more →

The 2GIG GC2

What It Is, Why You Need One and How to Get the Most Out of It When you picture a large company’s beginning, you might think of things like ample funding, hundreds of employees and large office spaces. Although these ideas can be true, for many of the world’s top companies, things weren’t always so… Read more →