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Stay up-to-date with the latest in home appliance innovations. Learn the best in home automation, advanced home security systems and smartphone enabled appliances that do more for you so you can do less.
Summer is the time of year when it helps to control your HVAC system. Installing a smart thermostat can help you stay cool, without the expensive utility bill. Learn more.
Fireplaces add character to a living room and warmth during the cold of winter. Besides old-fashioned logs, learn what new, modern technology is available.
Can't do everything at the same time? With these new voice control devices, now you can! AHS lists the coolest in home automation so now you can multitask with ease.
Need gadgets to simplify life? Then this list is for you! Tools to extend the freshness of produce, lights that turn off when you leave the room. Yes, these exist!
Gearing up for a summer vacation but wishing there was a way to keep tabs on your house while you’re away? You’re in luck! Here’s our list (in no particular order) of the best home security apps available.
American Home Shield explains what is air duct cleaning and if it's necessary. Learn how to keep your air clean and when you should clean your ductwork.
Whether you plan to shop online or in-person at a store, follow these quick tips to help protect your personal information and make shopping safer this season.
Create a spa-like atmosphere in your bathroom with smart technology. Check out our list of tech gadgets to give you a relaxing, luxurious experience.
Today, everything from locks to light bulbs to home entertainment can be controlled via smartphone or tablet. And it looks like this technology is not only here to stay, its becoming more popular as more devices from smart-home innovators.
Not sure what kind of fireplace you want for your home? The Home Matters experts answer the questions you have about ventless fire places and their home solutions.
2015 was a big year for technological advancements and futuristic breakthroughs. Here are just some of the ways technology changed our lives in 2015.
Heading out for a run and no pockets for keys? Need to let a repairman into your house but you’re not there to open the door? Now there are easy solutions to all of these situations with alternative products to a traditional key and lock door.
SVM CIO Jamie Smith isn’t afraid to tackle DIY installation projects at home. In Smith’s Smart Home, Jamie will be sharing some of his recent efforts to make his home as smart as possible.
We’re celebrating American originality at its best by featuring our favorite American-made innovations and the people responsible for making them a reality.
You can do anything with your phone these days, including run your pool. Learn the best apps to help you worry less while soaking up the fun in your backyard more.
Modern technology doesn't stop at fancy new smart watches or thermostats. There are lots of really cool, innovative technologies available to help keep you and your family safe in your backyard pool.
We're always amazed at the new products being released every year that make our lives better. New air conditioner technology is one example of how cool (literally) the future will be.
If it’s been a while since you’ve purchased an oven, you may not be aware of your options. Some newer models promise better results with combo-technology, speedier cooking—even easier cleaning. But are they worth the price?
Efficient appliances can definitely make your life easier, especially in the kitchen. Take a peek at some of the newest innovations to help make your time in the kitchen count.
Get the dirt on Whirpool's lastest in-home dry cleaning system which made an impressive appearance at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas.
Home entertainment technology is constantly changing with updates, upgrades and new equipment. So whether you’re shopping for a holiday gift, or simply gifting yourself, the latest and greatest in home theatre gadgets is always available.
Looking for the hottest gift ideas for your tech-lover this Christmas? Look no further. Our gift list will tantalize even the pickiest homeowner with the latest and greatest tech toys for the home.
Picking paint at the store can be overwhelming, and sometimes you’re less inspired by a paint chip and more inspired by photos, jewelry or Mother Nature. Now your phone can give you the tools you need to preview colors where and when the mood strikes.
We’re all looking for faster, better ways to manage our households, and if you’ve already snagged a new iPhone 6 or installed iOS 8, that just got a whole lot easier. Here are three new iPhone 6 features that will make any homeowner's life a breeze.
We know you have your wide-ruled notebooks and Sharpie sets ready for the new school year, but do your family have all its apps in a row? Check out these back-to-school apps to maximize productivity and have a little high-tech fun along the way.
Spend more time relaxing in the clear, cool water of your pool and less time making trips to the pool store for new equipment. Here are some of the latest trends in pool technology to help you keep your backyard oasis maintained and running efficiently.
Home automation has been around for years but used to require expensive installations and complicated remote controls. With the latest apps, you can now control your home’s lighting, temperature, security systems from your smartphone or tablet.
Going paperless saves time, money, the environment and the frustration of scouring mounds of paper to find what you need. If you’re ready to kick the paper habit, today’s technology makes it easier to clear the clutter and become more efficient.