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Stay Cozy Inside with Tech

by Heather Roulo

When winter arrives, it’s nice to curl up on the couch and stay cozy by the fire. Technology is here to help you find excuses to remain indoors. Check out what’s happening in home automation, entertainment, and at-home dining.

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If you spend the holidays traveling, it’s nice to have the powerful ability to change which lights are on in the house, monitor it remotely with motion sensors, or even watch a video link of your driveway with network enabled cameras.

Setup is still a bit tricky, and you may have to use a combination of systems to get just what you’re looking for. Hue light bulbs, SmartThings outlets, and Ring doorbells offer options to put you in control.

While you could check your SmartHome app on your phone, adding a central hub, like Amazon’s Echo or Google Home, allows you to verbally…continue reading in the Winter 2017 magazine.


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