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“Ok Google, Turn Off All Down-Stairs Lights”

This guide will show you how to talk to your phone using Google Now on Android to control Z-Wave scenes in your Vera home automation system. Ok Google...Continue reading “Ok Google, Turn Off All Down-Stairs Lights”

64-Bit Chrome for Windows is Here!

64-Bit Chrome for Windows is now available! It comes as part of Chrome 37 which is now in the stable channel.Continue reading 64-Bit Chrome for Windows is Here!

How to Control XBMC from Tasker

How to control XBMC from Tasker. If Tasker can make your XBMC media center play/pause, that opens up a whole world of possibilities.Continue reading How to Control XBMC from Tasker

Dropbox Now Offers 10x Storage for Same Price

It's about time Dropbox stepped up it's game in the area of competitive pricing. Now, $10/month gets you 1 TB (1,024 GB) of cloud storage space.Continue reading Dropbox Now Offers 10x Storage for Same Price

How to Fix Browser Hijacking (Google Redirect Virus)

When you search on Google, Yahoo, or Bing, do you notice that your browser redirects somewhere else? It's browser hijacking. Don't worry, there's hope.Continue reading How to Fix Browser Hijacking (Google Redirect Virus)

FREE Year of LastPass Premium (New Accounts)

LastPass Premium is by far my #1 favorite productivity tool. It is the tool that I recommend to friends, family, coworkers, & clients more than any other.Continue reading FREE Year of LastPass Premium (New Accounts)

Automate Bing Rewards for Easy Free Gift Cards

Make a little extra money! Automate Bing Rewards. I'm racking $15/month in Amazon gift cards. Multiply this by using more accounts. Here's how to do it.Continue reading Automate Bing Rewards for Easy Free Gift Cards

Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

In this guide, I'll show you an XBMC Z-Wave integration where Vera scenes (like changing the colors of my LED lights) are controlled by XBMC states.Continue reading Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

Z-Wave Home Automation with Vera

A Vera product is the "controller" a.k.a the "brain" of your Z-Wave home automation network. The Vera listens to and controls all of its devices.Continue reading Z-Wave Home Automation with Vera

How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off

I wanted to control more than just my entertainment center electronics with my Xbox One. Those Xbox voice commands are so convenient, I wanted them to also turn my lights on and off.Continue reading How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off