Smart Home Gift Ideas for Christmas

Smart Home Gift Ideas for Christmas The guys at reputable tech-site CNET, have recently unveiled their Best Smart Home Devices of 2014. Any one of these could make a great smart home gift for Christmas or for that next housewarming party you attend. Check them out below. 1.  Smart Plug Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion

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Belkin’s WeMo home automation products offer you the ability to control your home electronics from anywhere, and this WeMo Switch + Motion is quite the attractive package, if your product has a plug, be it a lamp, coffeemaker, you name it, you’ll be able to turn that device on and off from your mobile phone. Website 2. Smart Home System Hub SmartThings Home System Kit

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SmartThings is a smart home system that has a variety of helpful, multi-functional sensors and they let you control things around your home through your smart phone. Website   3. Smart Thermostat Nest Learning Thermostat

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The Nest Thermostat saves money and time by learning your household patterns and programming itself. With most people leaving the house at one temperature, and forgetting to change it, energy and money is wasted. This is why the Nest can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%. Website   4. Smart Colour-changing LEDs Philips Hue Connected Bulb Start LEDs

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Here’s something that has high geek appeal – a colour-changing LED light bulb package by Philips where you can control and program the lights from your smart phone. It’s beyond just remote on/remote off – you can also schedule functions and edit and create new colour presets.  Website   5. Smart DIY Security Kit iSmartAlarm

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iSmartAlarm is a sleek, sophisticated home alarm system that utilizes iOS and Android devices to put home security and home control in the palm of its users’ hands. Website   6. Smart Home Security Monitoring Simplisafe Home Security

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This is 24/7 protection – an award-winning home security system that protects your home with latest wireless technology. It has a variety of easy-to-install sensors and is designed to keep running even if the power gets cut. Website   7. Smart Lock August Smart Lock

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The August Smart Lock is a safe, simple and social way to manage your home’s lock – you can control who can enter and who can’t – without the need for keys or codes. And you can do it straight from your smartphone or computer. Website ~ Hat Tip: CNET

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