home automation

How to Make a DIY Smart Home Security System (No Monthly Fees!)

We no longer live in a time wherein order to have a security system at home, you have to call the likes of ADT, Brinks, or some other giant security conglomerate to come and install expensive cameras, alarms, etc. and […]

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How to Make Your Home a Smart Home

If you’ve ever wondered how to make your home a smart home? Or maybe wondered what a smart home was in the first place? This video can help. It’s the new year and my sister and her fiance just bought […]

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How to Make a Phone Call Using Google Home (& Use Your Actual Phone Number)

Google has finally started rolling out their new Google Home feature that allows you to call someone. As in, actually call their real cell phone, not just ring their Google Home app if they happen to have one installed. The […]

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The Best Looking Smart Indoor Camera Ever (Video)

So Hive reached out to me and said they wanted me to come by and check out their booth at CES and show me a new device they were launching. Honestly, I’ve heard the name before but wasn’t that familiar […]

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Sony Xperia Touch: A Projector That Lets You Have a Touchscreen Tablet On Any Surface

Ever since I saw the original Surface (not the tablets, it was a giant table you could use as a touchscreen oh so long time ago), I’ve always wanted a touch screen table, wall, whatever was realistically possible. Now, while that […]

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How to Enable Netflix Casting from Google Home

When Google Home was released, it was able to cast videos from YouTube directly to any Chromecast device you had installed on a TV. All you had to do was say “Hey, Google. Show me a Casey Neistat video on […]

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Is Google Home Better Than The Amazon Echo? (Google Home Review)

The new Google Home is Google’s answer to Amazon’s Echo, the voice-activated bluetooth speaker and home automation assistant. Before going into a comparison though, let’s discuss the Google Home itself. OK, so the Google Home and air freshner-looks aside, it does […]

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Google Home Unboxing (Video)

Amazon probably wasn’t too happy when Google announced their competition to the Amazon Alexa, the Google Home. I happen to own and, frankly, love my Alexa so I knew I’d have to get a Google Home to test it out once […]

Home Automation: It’s Finally Time to Try It

Technology, automation, and efficiency. Three things nerds like us get way more excited about than your average person. (Who doesn’t love a good spreadsheet once in a while? Ah, that’s the stuff.) Thankfully for us, we’re living in an age […]