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I have a Facebook Page now, it's so official. Now you can follow me there for #smarthome news and thoughts. https://www.facebook.com/jbthepaysonite/ 
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An operating system seems like a good approach to home automation. We can't wait to see where this leads.
With Brillo and Weave, Google has a plan for global domination of the Internet of Things.
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This article gives a good snapshot of the Professional Home Automation Industry. It's a good primer if you're thinking of getting a professional system.
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What if you turned all the time on the couch into calories burned on the #treadmill? Plus you still get to watch your favorite shows. Seriously, the possibilities are endless. #bingewatching  
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DIY home security is taking off. Myfox is only the latest company to follow this trend.
On sale this spring, the upcoming Security System and Security Camera from Myfox will help you monitor and secure your home.
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You may want to correct your tense to "has taken off." DIY has been big for years, but the systems are getting much smarter and more fully featured.
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I'm going to be sharing a lot of #CES  stuff over the next week, you've been warned, mostly with a Home Automation/Home Security twist. Thanks to +Tom's Guide for its coverage.
Kwikset's Kevo Plus service will let you remotely lock and unlock the doors to your house for $50 per year.
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Soon we'll be beefing up our review on Smart Locks. I have two questions:

What feature makes you want one?
Are you concerned about security?

http://smart-locks-review.toptenreviews.com/
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Definitely concerned about security exploits in smart locks.
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After months of planning, weeks of testing and writing, our grill reviews are finally live just in time for Memorial Day.  I had a lot of fun testing Infrared Grills and my colleagues +Grant Morgan and +Noel Case had just as much fun testing Gas Grills. 

Please visit either of the reviews below to see our verdict from +Top Ten Reviews on #GasGrills and #InfraredGrills.

http://infrared-grills-review.toptenreviews.com/
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On the DIY side of things, here's an excellent guide from my counterparts at +Tom's Guide that's chock-full of good information.
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There was a lot of buzz at #ces2015  for smart homes. However, many of those products haven't been released yet. Here's something to hold you over until we have a chance to review them: our latest Home Automation Systems review.
Looking for the best home automation system? Read expert reviews and compare features of the best and cheapest smart home systems.
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We've known since the #HoneywellLyric  came out that it was only the first step toward #homeautomation from Honeywell. It looks like the company's showing off its next move at #CES2015.
Honeywell took its biggest step yet towards building a smart, connected home last year with the Lyric Thermostat — an obvious competitor to the Nest Learning Thermostat. Now, the company is...
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BeeWi looks pretty slick, hopefully we'll find out if it works with other #homeautomation  systems.
The BeeWi smarthome collection of bulbs, thermometers and electrical plugs let you control your home from your smartphone.
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If it keeps you safe and saves money, I'm all over it. My specialties are home security and home automation. I'm always on the lookout for cutting-edge tech to make my life as futuristic as possible, although I still don't own a flying car. I'm a devoted fan of TV, especially Star Trek and Community.

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I speak Czech.
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  • Utah Valley University
    Communication, 2007 - 2012
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  • Top Ten Reviews
    Reviewer, 2013 - present
    I research and review products for Top Ten Reviews, my specialties are Home Security, Home Automation and Treadmills.
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