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Smartphone security, motion sensor lights, and biometric locks are all attractive security solutions, but homeowners often overlook the opportunity to turn their landscaping into a security system. For budget conscious homeowners the right plants are not only an attractive decoration, but a literal thorn in the side of un...

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When your kids were very little, either you were always there with them or they were in the care of a trusted adult. As your kids grow older they will venture further and further into the great big world on their own and establish their independence. It is a given you are going to worry, but teaching them about how to sta...

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Sure, your home is number one when it comes to security, but what about the rest of your property? What about your garage, your toolshed, or even your highly revered yard? Security shouldn’t stop once you have a home security system installed in your home. While it’ll help keep your family safe, there are other things you...

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Automating your home helps create a sense of security and makes home security efficient, reliable, and time-effective. But it can feel like a big move to go from that feeling of locking all the doors at night, turning off the lights, typing in the alarm code, updating your sensors. These are all manual tasks that...

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For most people, spring means it’s time to clean -- hence the term spring cleaning. While meticulously cleaning your house is probably a good idea, don't forget about your computer and your physical files. Just like your home, your computer can get pretty messy. You need to take the time to clean it up at least once a yea...

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Smart home systems are the future of controlling the state of your home. These systems can help make your home safer, more comfortable, and more environmentally friendly. Smart home systems are able to integrate all of a home's systems into one easily programmable, highly customizable entity. All you need is your smartpho...

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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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