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Ready for Smart Home Assistance?

Do you want Smart Home Help? Are you just starting out with your smart home and unsure where to begin? Are you an experienced DIY enthusiast stuck on choosing the right product or service? Do you need advice without judgment on your current setup? For the very first...

Don’t Touch That (thermostat) Dial!

Don’t Touch That (thermostat) Dial!

We're having a heat wave "I can't explain it, don't understand it…It's like a heat wave" I hope Linda Ronstadt isn't reading this, but I've contorted her words to capture a common misperception about thermostats. While we experience a week-long, or longer, summer heat...

RED Alert! Belkin Wemo smart plug v2 epic fail

Big time bad news for Belkin Wemo smart plug owners! Belkin Wemo smart plugs have a major security flaw. If you own one of these devices, you need to take immediate action to limit the security exposure or throw it in the garbage. According to 9to5Mac, a major...

Sonos Factory Reset – The Missing Manual

Sooner or later, most of us need to factory reset a device to get it working or move it to another system. Sonos devices are straightforward to reset, but the procedure varies slightly depending on the device. Sonos factory reset quick links – skip to the your model...

Sonos Voice Control – the exclusive missing manual

Quick overview of Sonos Voice Control Sonos Voice Control is a 100% local, privacy-focused smart assistant from Sonos. The Sonos Voice Assistant controls all Sonos wireless smart speakers with a built-in microphone. Make music requests, adjust volume, skip songs,...

How to setup Sonos – best way?

The paradox of setup choice Sonos is an easy to use, popular, and arguably the best wireless solution for listening to music throughout your home. Choosing the best way to set up a new system is not so simple. Then again, anything to do with networking and then Wi-Fi...