Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.
Let's clear the air: Air purifiers have gotten an upgrade. There's real-time monitoring, Bluetooth capabilities, and new filters that pick up smaller pollutants than ever. Discover our best air purifier picks, plus tips for choosing a model that's right for your home.
As part of our Safe & Sound Home series, we invited a style expert to upgrade one family's nursery with some smart DIY solutions. See how we gave these new parents some peace of mind without sacrificing style.
The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it can also be one of the most dangerous zones, especially with small children. Follow along with our Safe & Sound Home series as the style expert turns this kitchen into a safe cooking zone.
Suffering from buffering? It's time for a Wi-Fi checkup. Start by calling your Internet service provider to make sure you're signed up for adequate Mbps for your needs. If you are, the following tips will maximize service.
Say cheese! You're just about to take a photo when that little "Storage Is Almost Full" message pops up on your smartphone. Never miss a moment again with these clever hacks that are guaranteed to free up phone memory.
Home innovation is like fashion: It's always changing. But with technology, how do you identify a worthwhile trend versus a flash-in-the-pan gadget? We compared our notes with tech guru Shelly Palmer to put together 20 important trends you should follow -- and paired them with a product that combines style and smarts.
As often as we touch our smartphones and tablets, it's no surprise they are dirtier than the average toilet seat. Remedy this situation with these tips on how to safely clean your phone, tablet, and more.
Streaming allows you to watch what you want, when you want it. But with so many product offerings, including smart TVs, streaming devices, and apps, there's no one right way to have that content delivered. Here's a look at some of the best options.
These home technologies make checking on your home from work, down the street, or vacation as easy as checking your phone. Whether you want to monitor your basement for water, open the garage door for the dog sitter, or control lights and overall security, this round-up of products is perfect for you.
Window manufacturers are making technological improvements to their products at a breakneck pace. Whether you're looking to buy new or replacement windows, or simply hoping to improve what you already own, there are plenty of options to consider.
Whether you upgraded to an iPhone 6 or downloaded (or want to) the iOS 8 software update, there are some tricks to the new operating system. Keep reading to find out which features we think are the coolest.
Keeping your lawn green has never been easier thanks to recent advances in home irrigation systems. Before you invest in underground sprinklers, read our guide to the latest and greatest innovations that will save you time and money.
The kitchen is the heart of most homes. In addition to preparing and eating meals there, families often use the space to work, play, talk, and relax. Make your kitchen more efficient and fun with some technological upgrades.