Introduction to Wireless Home Automation

Introduction to Wireless Home Automation

In the past, home automation was confronted with distance barriers in large homes and commercial buildings because the network was limited in how far the signals could travel. Differences in electrical wiring, called phases, required you to use phase couplers to bridge the signals from one electrical circuit to another.

Guide to Tablet Networking Features

Guide to Tablet Networking Features

Tablets are great media devices but much of their usage is going to require some form of network connectivity. This is vital for functions such as browsing the web, checking email or streaming audio and video. As a result, network connectivity is built into every tablet available on the market. There are still some major […]

What companies use cloud computing?

What companies use cloud computing?

Cloud computing is the delivery of different services via the Internet. Cloud computing becomes more and more habitual. We email to each other via phones, store our data in the cloud, etc. Businesses moved their IT department into the cloud and use cloud solutions for own needs. We can say that cloud computing becomes mainstream […]

The best smart locks

The best smart locks

Smart locks are really taking off – and the appeal of living life without keys is starting to resonate with homeowners. But unlike other aspects of connected home devices there’s more to consider with smart locks than you might initially think.

How to Choose a Color Scheme for your Interior

How to Choose a Color Scheme for your Interior

Color is an important thing when it comes to designing. It is actually vital in every aspect most especially in designing homes. With the vast number of colors available, one could be confused which one to use for their interiors. Some would settle for the common colors like white and beige but others would also experiment […]

How to choose a house design

How to choose a house design

Architect Melissa Fleming and Ricky D’Alesio, design manager at Metricon, share their suggestions on how to choose the perfect house design – whether using an architect or volume builder.