Make your new home a smart home

Moving to a new place? Build yourself a smart home to make your day-to-day routine easier with smart home devices like smart lights, home security systems, thermostats and more. Keep reading to check out all of the new gadgets we found for you!

Find Smart Home Devices

Couldn’t we all use a personal assistant? Think of virtual assistants, like Alexa and Siri, as your personal helper that you can call on to help you around the house. Check out this list of smart devices!

Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Dot

The Dot can control your lights, locks, thermostat and more through voice commands. Cooking in the kitchen and need more dinner inspiration? Say, "Alexa, find a recipe for meatloaf." By using the AllRecipes archive, Alexa will find a great recipe your whole family will love.

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Google Home

Google Home

While Google Home also performs the same actions as the Amazon Echo Dot, the key differentiator is the Google Assistant integration. How many times have you pulled out your phone or laptop to Google something? How much easier would it be to just say “Hey, Google! What’s the capitol of Brazil?”

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Samsung SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings

With the ability to connect to more than 200 devices, the Samsung SmartThings hub is for the person who wants to connect anything and everything! Want to automate your Samsung fridge while you turn on your Amazon Echo smart speaker? Samsung SmartThings has you covered.

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Basics of Home Automation

RCN Moving: Set up lighting

Smart Lights

How many times have you walked into your dark home and fumbled to find the lights? Smart bulbs like the Philips Hue White Starter Kit not only automatically light your home but could help you save on energy use.

RCN Moving: Set up security

Home Security System

Everyone wants to feel safe in their home especially when moving to a new place. Start with smart doorbells like Ring’s Video Doorbell that sends an alert to your phone when the device senses activity outside your home.

RCN Moving: Have Fun

Automate your Entertainment

If a device is electronic you can bet there’s a way to automate it. So have fun! Love music? Try the Sonos Playbar. Can’t get enough of Netflix’s The Crown? TiVo not only provides access to traditional television but to streaming apps as well.

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