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What Is Wardriving And How Can You Prevent It

Imagine a car equipped with nothing more than a laptop computer, a portable GPS receiver, and a wireless network card slowly strolls through your neighborhood. Unknown to any onlookers, this is no ordinary vehicle; rather, it is a wardriving machine. As the car strolls past homes and businesses, a wireless network card (available at any electronics store for as low as $ 25) scans for any wireless access points. Anyone with a wireless network (and there are many out there) is vulnerable. The computer is looking for […]

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Product Review – GE Simon XT Home Security System

It's quite easy to review something that you use yourself especially after researching it to death before buying it. Yea, I just gave away the entire review as this is my favorite home security system on the market today! The GE Simon XT is made by their Interlogix Division. Interlogix has very long history in the security arena with a trusted and great reputation. What should you look for in a home security system? A home security system needs to be easy to use at bare minimum […]

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INSTEON 2582-222 Connected Home Automation Starter Kit

Everything you need to stay connected to your home. Just connect the HUB to your existing home router and start adding devices. This kit includes the HUB, two dimmers modules which allow you to remotely control one or more lights and create schedules, one Leak sensor to alert when water is present, one motion sensor which alerts you to motion in your home, one open/close sensor which alerts you to things being opened, one Thermostat which you can control remotely and use to trigger events like text […]

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Switchmate: One-Second Installation Smart Lighting, Toggle, White

Switchmate is a one-second installation smart light switch that is the first smart home product that can be used with absolutely no configuration, tools, wiring, or wifi. Switchmate magnetically attaches instantly to existing toggle or rocker switches and is controlled through the free app on your smart phone. With features such as “Welcome Home”, your lights will turn on automatically as you arrive home or enter rooms. With preset timers, you can set your lights to automatically turn on and off- even when you’re not home. Just […]

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Samsung SmartThings Hub, 2nd Generation

SmartThings lets you easily control, monitor, and secure your home from anywhere in the world. The heart of your smart home, the Samsung SmartThings Hub will connect all of your different smart locks, lights, outlets, thermostats, and more and let you control them from the free SmartThings app. Receive notifications about what’s happening in and around your home and use your smartphone to remotely control your home’s security, energy usage, lighting, and more. Since SmartThings is compatible with a wide variety of smart devices from different companies, […]

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Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances, White (Learning Code, 5Rx-2Tx)

Command complete control over your outletsThe Etekcity Remote Control Outlet Switch lets you remotely control hard-to-reach appliances and devices without built-in power switches. A strong RF signal works as far as 100 feet and through doors and walls without interfering with other electronics, allowing convenient control over small household appliances from across rooms or on second floors. Makes a wonderful gift for the elderly, pregnant women, or individuals with limited mobility. The ultimate energy and money-saverMany household electronics and appliances consume electricity even when not in use, […]

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total home protection

In today’s globe house safety is no much longer regarding having actually gateways secured or a dog lurking the yard. Today, residence break-ins take place with worrying frequency. Federal stats indicate that residence break-ins are climbing up toward ten percent from 2019. There are seven factors to consider a safety and security system for your satisfaction: 1) As mentioned earlier, house burglaries and also intrusion have increased from past statistics. The burglars or drug addict of today have not a problem entering your vulnerable residence and also […]

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