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How to set up smart lights & home control with Google Home

By Erin L / July 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

Need to know how to set up your smart home or smart light devices with Google Home? Follow our easy step-by-step instructions.

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How to Reset Your WeMo, LIFX, Philips, Osram/Lightify Light Bulbs

By Erin L / March 3, 2017 / 3 Comments

I ran into a wee problem with one of my WeMo LED smart light bulbs.  It was easily cleared up with a reset, but it took me some surfing to find out how to do it. That got me thinking, you might someday need to know how to do this yourself, and possibly for other…

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What is IFTTT and what can it do for you?

By Erin L / November 11, 2016 / 2 Comments

Have you heard about IFTTT technology and wondered how it works and what you can do with it? It’s actually very easy to automate your home. Here’s how.

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Easy Halloween hacks; decorate with smart lights

By Erin L / October 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Easy Halloween hacks; decorate with smart lights

Halloween is around the corner, and there’s an easy way to get your home ready. Coloured light bulbs can easily transform your home into a spooky space; whether you want orange to light up your front window pumpkin, or some darker lighting scenes to create a creepier vibe.

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What the Heck is IFTTT, and What Can it Do for ME?

By Erin L / March 12, 2015 / Comments Off on What the Heck is IFTTT, and What Can it Do for ME?

Most of us have heard of “smart” home technology, and most of us know that means many new appliances and products from dishwashers to light bulbs will have some degree of automation.  While home automation is really handy, it’s limited by the software each manufacturer supplies with it.  Maybe you don’t want your lights to…

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Home Automation with WeMo! Review

By Erin L / February 14, 2015 / 5 Comments

Home automation used to be the stuff of mansions, tycoons and futuristic films and cartoons.  No more.  Now it’s easy and relatively inexpensive to adopt easy home automation features into your house. What can you do with home automation ? From controlling your thermostat, door locks, light bulbs, light switches, sockets or plugs and even…

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Smart Home gadgets you NEED now

By Erin L / January 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Smart Home gadgets you NEED now

There’s so much we can do to get our homes running smarter.  There’s any number of products that will do things for you automatically, or examples where once inaccessible technology can now be yours at home. Everything from automating your lights, to remotely locking your doors, checking the weather on demand, or even testing your…

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