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Time to shut down our Wink Hub

After more than five years, it’s finally time to shut down our Wink Hub, one of our first smart home platforms. We’ve been loyal Wink users for years and have stayed with them throughout...

Smart Home Security with Konnected

After we began our journey to automate our home, we wondered if there was some way to take advantage of all the pre-wired window and door sensors that came with our house. We never...

CES 2017 Smart Home Wrap-Up

Every year thousands of visitors converge on Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, the annual exhibition for new technology products.  2017 marked the show’s 50th year and AppMyHome joined about 175,000 others to...

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State of our Smart Home 2017

As we head into 2017, after more than three years on our journey to automate our home, it’s a good time to reflect about how far we have come and how the products have...

Which Smart Home Platform is Right for You?

Update April 17, 2020: Lowe’s Iris and Staples Connect are no longer in service, and we stopped using Wink. We are still using SmartThings (now at version 3.0). When we first started our experiments...