Monthly Archives: February 2017

Basement Finishing & Theater Rooms – The Top 10 Ways to Hide Your Audio Visual Equipment

If you’re getting set to start your basement finishing project, and are considering including a theater room or at least a family room with some high-powered home theater equipment, then you might also be wondering how to camoflauge all of that fancy equipment! Nothing kills “new home theater euphoria” quite like an ugly stack of equipment in the corner or (even worse!) equipment littering the base of your t.v. or projection screen. But what should you do […]

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iBeacon With HomeKit – What We Can Look Forward To

iBeacon is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication technology that enables mobile apps to capture signals from beacons in the physical world and react to them. It allows mobile apps to gauge their position on a micro-scale and deliver hyper-contextual content to users based on their location. We take a look at how these two Internet of Thing (IoT) endeavours by Apple will work together to make our lives simpler. iBeacon on HomeKit Currently, iBeacon has been […]

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Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances, White (Learning Code, 5Rx-2Tx)

Command complete control over your outletsThe Etekcity Remote Control Outlet Switch lets you remotely control hard-to-reach appliances and devices without built-in power switches. A strong RF signal works as far as 100 feet and through doors and walls without interfering with other electronics, allowing convenient control over small household appliances from across rooms or on second floors. Makes a wonderful gift for the elderly, pregnant women, or individuals with limited mobility. The ultimate energy and money-saverMany household […]

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INSTEON 2582-222 Connected Home Automation Starter Kit

Everything you need to stay connected to your home. Just connect the HUB to your existing home router and start adding devices. This kit includes the HUB, two dimmers modules which allow you to remotely control one or more lights and create schedules, one Leak sensor to alert when water is present, one motion sensor which alerts you to motion in your home, one open/close sensor which alerts you to things being opened, one Thermostat which you […]

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What Is Wardriving And How Can You Prevent It

Imagine a car equipped with nothing more than a laptop computer, a portable GPS receiver, and a wireless network card slowly strolls through your neighborhood. Unknown to any onlookers, this is no ordinary vehicle; rather, it is a wardriving machine. As the car strolls past homes and businesses, a wireless network card (available at any electronics store for as low as $25) scans for any wireless access points. Anyone with a wireless network (and there are many […]

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