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WEMO Reviews: Ready to Live Like the Jetsons?

WEMO plug and bulbs: WEMO Reviews

Imagine a world where you could have your coffee made for you when you wake up in the morning, the lights turned on just before you get home from work and turn the Crock Pot on just in time to have dinner ready when you get home (or turn it off if you are running late). Thanks to a company called WEMO, this Jetsons lifestyle is now reality, and you don’t have to buy a new coffeemaker or crockpot. Make your existing appliances smarter with smart bulbs, smart light switches, WiFi outlets and more…

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How to Restore Images on Your Digital Camera Memory Card with Remo Recover

SD card on desk

Uh oh – you just took a bucketful of honeymoon photos and towards the end of the trip your friend borrows the camera and accidentally formats the memory card. Ahhhhh!!! Don’t freak out (yet). Memory cards work similar to the way computer hard drives do – or any solid state disk for that matter. Just like data on computers can be restored, so can data on memory cards. Here’s how to use Remo in case in case you accidentally erased the photos on your memory card…

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Nest Cam Review: Is It Better Than The Dropcam Pro?

Nest Cam on table: Nest Cam Review

Want to keep tabs on a mischievous pet when you’re away? Or add more muscle to your existing home or business security system? Or maybe you are just looking for a way to visually see when your teens walk through the door after school and talk to them about their day. The Wi-Fi-enabled Nest Cam (formerly Dropcam) can do all that and more. It’s a popular choice among the growing number of consumers installing Internet Protocol (IP) cameras in their homes. Find out the good, the bad and the ugly about this high tech security camera option…

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Foscam Review: Which Security Camera Has Your Back?

Camera with security cameras: Foscam Review

Can Foscam help you feel safer while you’re away from home? Families use Foscam to provide them with a sense of security so they can check on their home and make sure everything is intact. Whether you are checking to make sure the kids got home safely or surveilling for unauthorized activity, Foscam provides various cameras to get the job done. Read our Foscam reviews to see if this company has what it takes to give you peace of mind…

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Best Retirement Plans: 403b vs 401k vs IRA vs Roth IRA

Do you want the peace of mind that you’ll be financially secure for your golden years? It’s never too early to start investing in your future, and retirement plans are a smart way to go. You might think you can’t afford the bite out of your paycheck, but it’s surprising how little you need to set aside to start saving for your future. Here, we’ll run through the most common types of investing options to help you choose the best retirement plans for your situation…

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DIRECTV Has Joined Tivo to Bring a New Receiver to DIRECTV Users

Directv TiVo

DIRECTV has long been known for providing the best in TV entertainment to families all across the United States. More recently, DIRECTV has come together with TiVo to bring viewers the TiVo HD DVR from DIRECTV. The TiVo DVR gives users the ability to truly customize their TV watching experience while controlling what family members watch and by allowing users to watch shows in high definition…

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Best Outdoor Security Lights: Who’s Lurking In The Shadows?

Outdoor Security Light

Having your home well-lit at night can deter criminals from lurking around your property. However, leaving the porch light on all night isn’t the most energy-efficient or cost-saving solution. A motion security light is a more reasonable alternative. It can turn on when needed and scare off those unwanted burglars. Motion activated lights give the impression that a startled homeowner is turning on the lights to check out what’s going on outside as if they’ve heard a noise or something. The person lurking on your property will most likely get spooked and evacuate the area immediately. Find out which are the best security lights for your needs…

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10 Home Safety Tips for Caregivers and Their Aging Loved Ones

Woman walking older person in hospital

Since more than 90 percent of seniors wish to age in place, many caregivers are now faced with the task of making the home a safe place for aging loved ones. But between mobility limitations, chronic conditions and even the risk of elderly falls, ensuring a loved one’s safety in the home can become much more difficult. Although there are many obstacles that threaten a senior’s ability to age in place, these tips for caring for the elderly at home will help keep your loved one both healthy and safe for many years to come…

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DIRECTV Review: Is This Satellite Behemoth Worth the Price?

Man pushing button on TV remote

DIRECTV or DISH? That’s the question we all face today. If you’re looking for satellite TV, these are your best options. This article is dedicated to everything DIRECTV. While there are many things to like about DIRECTV, including diverse channel selection and constant innovations, there are some things you may dislike. We’ll go over the features, pricing, pros and cons, plans and more in our DIRECTV Review…

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Best Bluetooth Speakers: Bose Soundlink vs Beats Pill vs Jambox vs JBL Charge

Best Bluetooth Speakers

Looking for a convenient and rockin’ way to play your music on your phone at your next party, in your kitchen or on vacation? Look no further! Bluetooth speakers are appealing because they are both portable and compact. Some of these speakers can get pretty pricey, so you should know which ones perform best before spending your hard earned money. Learn more about the best Bluetooth speakers on the market so you know which one will keep the party going!…

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