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Crestron Can Tie Shades into Any Room

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Motorized shades are a very interesting piece of technology—yes, technology. Often overlooked, they don’t just add convenience to a tedious everyday task; they can also be an extension of your style.

Control4 & Pakedge Solve Power Problems Remotely

Thursday, May 4, 2017

If you’re having power problems, that would seem like a pretty good reason to go reaching for the phone. However, not everything should require a service call—at least, not if you have anything from Control4 installed.

3 Reasons to Put Smart Lighting Outdoors

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

We’re approaching the time of year where you’re going to be spending more time outdoors. Believe it or not, a lot of that time is going to be at night. Barbecues, pool parties, and stargazing are just a few of the many reasons to be outside afterhours in the summertime. This makes the outdoors a perfect spot for a little smart lighting.

What is HEOS?

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wireless speakers make it easy to deliver the perfect summer soundtrack almost anywhere. A lot of them are good in a pinch, but very few are worth buying in bulk, let alone sprinkling throughout the entire house. However, Denon has created something worthy of the whole-house treatment with HEOS.

Epson Projector Puts Big Picture into Any Space

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Most projectors work best in large, dark spaces. However, the latest from Epson is allowing you to choose the best spot for that big picture experience.

3 Features to Look for in a New Receiver

Friday, April 7, 2017

An AVR is like a hub for your entire entertainment system. It’s where all of the audio and video components meet—and get routed to their respective destinations, such as the TV or speakers. It often has processing powers, too. In other words, it’s something you probably shouldn’t skimp on.

3 Types of Outdoor Speakers

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Warmer weather is on the way. When spring and summer finally roll in, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to spend some time outside. Of course, you don’t have to leave all of your tech toys behind; outdoor speakers can make the great outdoors even greater. These types of speakers are perfect for any outdoor space, allowing you to have the perfect soundtrack on the patio, next to the barbecue, or even by the pool. Unless you plan to carry speakers around all summer, make sure to choose something that can withstand the outdoor elements a lot better than you can. Otherwise, there are actually many types of outdoor speakers to consider. Here are a few basics.

Crestron Goes Wireless with Zūm Lighting Control

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

If you’re at all interested in technology, a smart lighting system is a must. It not only keeps you from ever having to enter a dark room again, but it can connect to so many other electronic systems.

Sonos Slides into Another Area of the Home

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Even though TVs have been getting better looking over the years, they still sound terrible. The thinner they get, the worse they sound. Thankfully, there are a slew of ways to enhance that audio experience almost anywhere.

5 Things to Tie into Smart Lighting

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

It’s not just because you can flip those lights from the comfort of your couch, the office, or a beach 3,000 miles away. It’s because smart lighting can be the gateway to so many other convenient and downright cool electronic devices.