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WEMO Review: 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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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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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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Digital Media Players FAQ: Your Streaming Q’s Answered

TV and bookcase: Digital Media Receivers Reviews

Tired of paying $80+/ month for cable television? Digital Media Receivers, set top boxes that you can hook up to your tv to stream television shows and movies from providers such as Hulu, Amazon, Netflix, and others are becoming more reliable, readily available, and affordable. The problem is that there’s so many on the market now, and they all differ in their functionality, service offerings, and compatibility. Should you get a media receiver, and if so, which one?…

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Roku vs Chromecast: Can You Get More For Less?

Roku vs Chromecast

Roku and Chromecast are two of the top streaming media players on the market. Chromecast has an attractive price point of $35, making it the least expensive option. While Roku is still relatively inexpensive, it’s still more than Chromecast. But can Chromecast deliver everything you want in a media streaming device…

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Apple TV vs Roku: An Epic Battle for #1

Apple TV vs Roku

Two streaming media players face off head to head in this comparison of Apple TV vs Roku. Apple is known for its top quality devices and if you’re a loyal buyer you may love the TV. However, Roku is the dominant player in the category with multiple devices/models to choose from at lower prices. Which will come out on top…

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Fitbit vs Jawbone: Who Wins The Race?

Fitbit vs Jawbone

Looking for a convenient and cost-effective way to reach your fitness goals without the expenses of a personal trainer? Enter Jawbone and Fitbit! It’s easy, just set goals for yourself and meet (or exceed) them. Your friends can hold you accountable as well because you can share your data with them. Track your progress including distance, calories burned, steps taken and more. But which one is best?…

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Watch TV Remotely: Slingbox Review

Man watching TV on computer in bar: Slingbox Reviews

As technology has advanced it has become commonplace to take tech on the go. Slingbox is another example of this type of mobile technology. Slingbox allows television watchers to stream their programming no matter where they are as long as they have access to the internet. We have compiled Slingbox Reviews of the two types offered…

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Interview with Geoff Gross, CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian

Geoff Gross holding Medican Guardian: Interview with Geoff Gross, CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian

As the CEO and Founder of Medical Guardian, our top pick for Best Medical Alert System, Geoff Gross has more than 10 years of experience in the medical alert industry. After his grandmother had several falls at home, Gross started Medical Guardian in 2005 out of his apartment. It was through his dedication and leadership that Medical Guardian has grown to become one of the industry’s leading providers of medical alert systems, protecting countless lives nationwide. Get to know him better in our exclusive interview…

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