Z-Wave vs Zigbee

Home automation is quite popular now in most household and it is common to see retailers dedicate quite a lot of display space to them.  I was in a local Best Buy store recently, and was delighted to find a few aisles of home automation products on display and...

To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

It is a cloudy morning today, but we are not talking about the weather.  Cloud services are quite popular now and are available quite abundantly and down-to-earth.  There are many discussion in the corporate world regarding availability, reliability, and security for enterprise level type of cloud services.  But how...

Ready to make your home smarter?

Have you consider getting some of the advance techie stuff for your home? You probably already have them around without even knowing.  Do you have an automatic garage door opener?  Do you have a coffee machine that can be set to brew coffee at 6:30am every morning? that’s it,...