The Not-So-Hidden Hell of a Smart Home (Premium)


The smart home promised yesterday has arrived, you can connect many of the mundane things in your house like lightbulbs, garage door openers, speakers, any type of switch, thermostats, blinds, and nearly anything else to the Internet. And of course, all of this is presented in a way that will make your life easier but underneath all of that promise, is a hidden underground layer that you simply cannot ignore before venturing into the world of a connected smart home.

I mentioned it several times on First Ring Daily that when you are planning out your smart home, you need to choose a central hub and stick to it. This could be iOS, Android, Alexa, Google Home, etc, pick one as this is the foundation moving forward.

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