Getting Started

If you’re just starting out with smart home technology, we recommend reading the blogs below to get up to speed quickly.

What is a smart home? What you need to know to get started

So you’ve decided to start building out your smart home. Congratulations! We obviously think that’s a great choice. While some smart home gadgets might be a little gimmicky, most have useful real-world applications. But we’re also willing to bet you might have a ton of questions too. It’s hard to keep up with the latest ... Read more

The truth about smart home privacy: 16 tips to stay safe

The smart home and the so-called “Internet of Things” have revolutionized the home and are changing how we live by connecting the things we use. These days, anything from your coffee maker to your television and fridge can be connected and share data with other devices (and companies too). But do we need to worry ... Read more

Smart home tutorial: 5 steps to get started easily

With so many choices available and new technologies to master, owning a smart home can be daunting. But in just five simple steps, you can ensure you’re getting started in a way that will save you frustration later. This smart home tutorial is aimed at you, the smart home beginner. We recommend you read this ... Read more