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Old Fashioned Flood Lights are Boring & Dumb – Feit Makes Them Colorful & Smart – Review

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Feit smart, WiFi-connected floodlight. Add this smart bulb to your smart home & bring automation via Alexa or Google assistant outdoors.

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Nixplay Next Generation Smart Frame – Nice New Hardware, Same Great Experience

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Nixplay has a new next generation smart digital picture frame with a 2K display & updated remote. HighTechDad’s quick review of this digital frame.

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How to Cool Any Room By Voice/App/Remote – Portable, Connected Cooling – MIDEA Air Conditioner

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Sponsored, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

The MIDEA MAP08S1BWT is a portable, small room air conditioner that has WiFi control, connects to Amazon Alexa, and is much less expensive than all-home A/C.

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Hey Google, Buy a Lenovo Smart Clock For Father’s Day (or Any Day) – Review

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Google, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant built-in. This small form factor bedside clock responds to voice commands & has a beautiful display.

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Smart Home Guide 2019: Before Buying that Smart Home Device, Check These 8 Things First [Updated]

In Apple, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Google, Hardware, HTD Tech Tip, Opinion, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

This Smart Home Guide 2019 helps to evaluate the smart home gadget or device you are considering. 8 items you should review before purchasing a smart device.

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August Smart Lock Pro Review – Integrates with your Old Deadbolt & other Smart Devices

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Security, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the August Smart Lock Pro which retrofits with your existing deadbolt lock & integrates with other smart devices. Operate it locally or remotely.

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Forget the Smart Home Hub, Brilliant is a Smart Switch that Controls It All, Brilliantly – Review [Updated]

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Brilliant smart switch and controller. Brilliant integrates with many leading smart home products for lights, heat, security, music, and more.

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The HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Reviewed Products

In Apple, Audio, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, iOS, Review, Smart Home, Tech News, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Shopping for tech gifts for the holidays? Read the HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com!

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PepCom Holiday Spectacular 2018 – HighTechDad Awards for Tech and Gadgets at the Show

In Consumer Electronics, Event, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Tech News, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

HighTechDad awards for tech companies at the PepCom Holiday Spectacular 2018 media event. These awards reflect a variety of categories for tech and gadgets.

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The Xiaomi PHILIPS ZhiRui Smart Bedside Lamp is Perfect for My Daughters’ Room! Here’s Why!

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Xiaomi PHILIPS ZhiRui Smart Bedside Lamp which is an LED lamp with a variety of smart color scene options and lighting configurations.

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Hive + OhmConnect = Home Automation, Energy Savings & Saving the Earth

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Smart Home, Sponsored, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Earth Day is a reminder that we must preserve the resources and environment of our fragile planet. But using home automation & smart home technology, you can conserve energy automatically. Hive & OhmConnect have teamed up to help you save the planet with their services & technology.

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Review: Rachio Gets Even Better with its Gen 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Rachio Gen3 smart sprinkler controller that automatically knows when and how long to water your garden or lawn based on hyper-localized weather stations. A “set it and forget it” type of home automation makes your garden smart & helps conserve water in the process.

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Review: Fingbox Will Be Parents’ Favorite Way to Manage Kids’ Online Time & More

In Application, Consumer Electronics, Family, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Safety, Security, Smart Home, Technologyby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of Fingbox, a device and app that discovers all connected devices in a home network, and then provides parents with the ability to pause their kids’ devices based on rules, as well as secure their home network environment quickly and easily! $10 off code in the Fingbox review!

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Noon Home Creates Smart Lighting Scenes, Not Switches – Review

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Smart Home, Technology, Videoby Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

There are dumb light switches that do nothing, “smart” switches that have connectivity built in, and now intelligent lighting scenes which transform your living space based on activities. A review of Noon Home intelligent switches do layered lighting intelligently.