Home Automation

Are Smart Locks Safe?

It is probably one of the most common questions I get when I tell people I have a fully enabled smart home. People are really insecure when it comes to the security of internet connected devices, especially whe...

Is Alexa Safe?

I recently gave a tour of my home network. I walked around my home and showed all of the different electronic components of my home. This included the firewalls, routers, switches, cameras, and all of the devic...

Tour of My Home Network (and More!)

So I have had a ton of requests over the years to give a tour of my home network. Honestly, I never gave the tour because I just didn't think people would be that interested in what I had. Well I have had enoug...

Use Siri to Control Nest, MyQ, HomeSeer, etc.

A lot of people want to use Siri to control Nest, HomeSeer, or other automation systems. Apple created a product suite called HomeKit that allows just this type of interaction to happen. However, as of yet not ...