Best Robotic Lawnmower 2019

Thinking about buying a robotic lawn mower so you don’t have to fool with cutting the grass anymore? Me too. I’m not a huge fan of mowing the lawn. It’s a chore.

I don’t want a sloppy, weedy, dying lawn, and I’d really like to avoid the sweaty, dirty chore of mowing it every 5-6 days. I’m guessing if you’re here reading this, you probably feel the same way.

While robotic lawn mowers are still a work in progress, they can generally do a good enough job to free up a few hours on your evenings and weekends.

Keep reading and I’ll fill you in on what I think are the most important factors to consider when buying one of these “cutting edge” devices (and yes, that super-lame and obvious pun WAS intended).

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Best Smart Shower System: The Smart Home Begins its Bathroom Invasion

Smart showers can perform actions that you never thought possible—or needed—just a couple years ago.

I know there’s some naysayers out there that will say, “How hard is it turn a knob? You must be lazy to want a smart shower” or “Just install a recirculating pump if you don’t want to wait for warm water.”

If that’s you, then you can stop reading right now because smart showers are not for you.

Smart shower systems offer some very real benefits over a standard shower. But, a smart shower system is as much a statement of style and luxury as it is about being useful.

I analyzed each available smart shower system on the market and checked out consumer reviews to find the best smart shower system. This guide is the result of my research. Hopefully, it will help you gain some clarity about the current available smart shower systems.

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A Quick Guide to Keeping Your Smart Home Secure

It’s expected that by the year 2025, there’ll be over 64 billion IoT devices, and most of them will be inside our homes. Smart TVs, smart locks, smart lights; they all offer great convenience but expose users to great threats as well.

When thinking about cyber threats, what comes to mind most often is computer viruses. Thus, many people seem to believe that cyber-security stops at anti-malware software installed on a smartphone or PC.

However, there are many types of cyber-security threats, and every internet-connected device must be properly protected, smart homes included.

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Who Makes The Smartest Robot Vacuum?

Robot vacuums can save you an enormous amount of time and housework. There’s a wide variety of them out there on the market today, making it a little difficult to choose what’s best for your household needs.

Before you invest in your own personal Rosie like the Jetsons had, here are some questions to ask before making a decision. After all, you’re looking for the smartest robot vacuum you can get.

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Awair Glow Review: A Smart Plug Trapped in an Air Quality Monitor?

Is the Awair Glow a smart plug trapped in an air quality monitor? Or is it an air quality monitor trapped in a smart plug? We may never know…

Either way, the Awair Glow is a fairly unique smart home gadget with some cool tricks up its sleeve. But does it work as advertised? Does it provide accurate readings? Is it a hassle to install and configure?

In this review, I’ll do my best to answer those questions, and more. When you’re done reading this review, you’ll know exactly what to expect from this air quality monitor.

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