Lighting was one of the first categories to step onto the smart home market scene. It’s one of the broadest areas available, and one of the most common areas smart home users tend to focus. Since they first hit the market, smart light bulbs have come a long way. Now, you can turn on and off your lights at the sound of your voice or the tap of a button. There are several … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Home Lighting Starter Kit
If you’re looking for a smart camera solution to keep your home safe while you’re there and while you’re away, there are a lot of options on the market. Some are good, and some are bad, so how are you to know which is which? Let’s dig deeper into the specifications, features, and value of the and the to help you choose which one is right for your home. This review should … [Read more...] about Arlo Pro vs. Canary Flex: Which Will You Love More?
As our homes continue trending toward complete connectivity and automation, we often forget about one of the first smart devices to receive an upgrade: the thermostat. Those new to the smart home market may ask whether or not it’s worth it to get a smart thermostat. How much of a difference does a connected thermostat really make? Perhaps the most well-recognized smart … [Read more...] about The Nest Thermostat – How Does it Work?
The Holiday sales season is upon us again! Here at AHR I've been busy monitoring the prices and getting our team prepared for this crazy period. This page is intended to serve as a one stop deal tracker for all things related to the smart home and home automation. While smart home Cyber Monday deals are the big events, these days sales events extend to "Cyber Week" and … [Read more...] about Best Black Friday / Cyber Monday Smart Home Deals: Deals on Smart Cameras, Thermostats, Home Automation
As smart robot vacuums continue to grow in popularity, new manufacturers and models begin to enter the market. These handy devices do a great job of cleaning up the floors in your home so you don’t have to worry about mopping, sweeping, or vacuuming. They get the job done for you. One such company that has thrown their hat into the proverbial ring is Xiaomi (pronounced … [Read more...] about Is the Roborock Robot Vacuum Worth It?