Our homes are going to become only smarter in the future. You don’t have to be a technical genius to automate things around your home. My Alarm Center has put together an infographic that covers the benefits of home automation:
We've seen a lot of DIY home automation projects over the years, but Instructables user electronichamsters shows off one of the most complete systems we've seen yet. With it, you'll be able to monitor just about everything in your house.
Dear Lifehacker, I want to set up some basic home automation tasks but I've never done anything like this before. How do I get started? For that matter, what kind of things can I do and how much should I reasonably expect to pay?
If the CEO of Green-Peak is right, the Third Wave of Home Automation...the wave that just might finally make it to the home shore...will wash up like the proverbial message-in-a-bottle....This time the message is inside the humble Remote Control.