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Smart Home Cooking with Blue Apron

After testing three other boxed meal delivery services, we once again went back to Blue Apron to complete our Smart Home cooking comparison. It has been a few months since our last delivery but...

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Smart Home Cooking with Plated

Our next adventure in smart home cooking is Plated. Plated seems to be Blue Apron’s first serious competitor in the boxed meal delivery market. We are big fans of Shark Tank, and we saw...

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Local Smart Home Control with Zipato

Over the last couple of years, we have tested several of the leading smart home hubs available in the US, including Iris, Smart Things, Staples Connect, and Wink (and compared them in November 2014). While...

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Smart Home Cooking with Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is next up in our comparison of boxed, ready to prepare meals. We received a coupon recently for $40 off our first Hello Fresh shipment, which translated to about four free portions....

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Smart Home Cooking with Din

Here at AppMyHome, one of the most challenging questions we ask ourselves every day is “what’s for dinner?” And like most of our challenges, we choose to try to solve it with technology. About...

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Summer Smart Thermostat Fail

This week our temperatures soared up to the 100s, and at some point, the fan on the outside air conditioner unit failed.  As the temperature kept rising outside it got more and more miserable...

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Smart Home Safety with Nest Protect

This post originally appeared on Powers Automation – Smart Home Gurus. We are mostly DIY here at AppMyHome, but check out Powers if you are interested in help installing your Nests and other smart home products. ...