Home automation is blowing up. It’s causing a craze among avid tech-savvy individuals who thrive in a world where everything can be controlled by their fingertips. We’re practically living in the future we’ve all been waiting for since The Jetsons first aired on TV. While we’re still waiting for flying cars—thoug...

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Life's hassles aren't always easy to deal with, but there are people out there trying to make your daily life easier, simpler, and a little more tech-savvy. Tech startups around the world work to hack those everyday problems you have. Here are four companies that every lifehacking tech geek should be keeping a cl...

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It’s safe to say that you probably do all sorts of things to protect your car. You wash your car to prevent rust; bring your car to the shop for random noises and you perform annual maintenance. So, why wouldn’t you help protect your car with a security system or some kind of an alarm? Car theft is a reality that we’d lik...

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If you’re gearing up to move house, you’re already well aware of the tedious list of chores that needs to be completed for a successful move. You need to schedule the movers, box everything up, and you have to phone your current—and new—utility suppliers and let them know you’re moving. All of this can creep up slowly un...

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When it comes to security systems, proper installation of the system is important. If it isn’t properly installed, then it might not work correctly. Having a professional come in to install your system isn’t a bad idea; but you may save a lot of money if you install the system yourself. Deciding whether or not to hire a ...

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Passports, Social Security cards, land deeds and contracts, visas, birth certificates—all these documents are sensitive for maintaining your identity and preventing any kind of identity theft. If anyone you don’t know gets a hold of these documents, the consequences could be detrimental. Many of the aforementioned documen...

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The key under the door mat; the fake rock where you keep the spare -- and let us not forget the magnetic box that you place under your car to hold a third spare. There’s a long tradition of people hiding spare house keys in the event that they lose them -- but is this really a good idea? When you hide a...

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Even if all of your doors are set up with deadbolts, bolt-action locks, and chain-locks, it doesn’t mean every entrance is tended to. Windows have the potential to be an easy break-in point. If you have a lot of windows, you could be extending a welcoming hand to unwanted intruders. Luckily, there are ways to help ensure ...

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Keyless entry is a basic feature you can add to your house. Whether or not you've already installed a smarthome system, adding keyless door locks is often a good option and a nice upgrade. In fact, keyless locks are commonly one of the first smarthome features installed. Why Install Keyless Entry?</h2...

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We imagine scenarios when an intruder might be able to gain access to our homes for ill intent. We imagine what time of day, where they might approach—and we take steps to help protect the most obvious of places and approaches. That’s why you lock your doors at night, or why you set the security system each time you leave...

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