Tag Archive: Systems


Does the Nest Learning Thermostat work with multi-stage HVAC systems?

Best answer: Yes. The third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat supports up to three stages of heating and two stages of cooling for most homes.

Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat ($ 204)

What is multi-stage HVAC?

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Just about every home has an HVAC system, but depending on your HVAC equipment, it may be either a single stage or multi-stage system.

Single stage HVAC is essentially either on or off, with no  [Read More…]

Even renters can get great DIY security systems

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe and work from our homes. Keeping everything connected — and secure — is our specialty.

The Ring Alarm is the best DIY home security system for renters because it offers everything needed to keep your home safe at a competitive price and the optional $ 10 monthly monitoring is the best value.

Our Pick Ring Alarm

$ 199 from Amazon $ 199  [Read More…]

Learn to build and manage Cisco networking systems for only $49

Things are looking as good as ever for Cisco Systems. It pretty much owns the space it occupies and the situation figures to get even better.

Coming on the heels of a strong earnings report, analyst Nomura Instinet advised that stock buyers would be wise to buy Cisco. Strengthened by Cisco’s ethernet switch market share growth (49% to 53%) over the end of 2017, Istinet predicts growth well into next year.

In other words, Cisco already provides the equipment and infrastructure  [Read More…]

Customize your entire home with Philips Hue smart lighting systems on sale today

Make your home beautiful.

This sale on Philips Hue lighting is not messing around. There are a dozen different deals available right now, and they include everything from multi-color LED smart bulbs for $ 42.47 to the 80-inch voice-controlled multi-color light strip for $ 76.47.

If you’re new to the Philips Hue ecosystem, start with this four-bulb starter kit for $ 169.99. It normally sells for $ 200, so you’re saving $ 30 off the regular price.  [Read More…]

Best Smart Home Security Systems of 2018

There are plenty of solutions for home security, but which are the best? We did all the hard work for you!

Like all things technology touches, home security systems are evolving. There is still a need (and thus, a market) for traditional monitored security solutions from specialist companies, but many homeowners are moving to a more hands-on security setup. A big part of the reason why is the availability of excellent products that a homeowner can install  [Read More…]

Learn to build and manage Cisco networking systems for only $49

Cisco is big and only getting bigger. Isn’t it time that you learn how to build and maintain the tech that will power tomorrow’s networks? Our incredible training bundle features nine courses at a steep 90% discount.

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IP Cameras vs. Nest, Arlo, and other integrated systems: Which security ecosystem should you invest in?

Whether you want something simple or need a complicated whole-house system, there is a security camera that will work for you.

Home surveillance cameras are more popular than ever before. Whether you want cameras as part of a larger home security system, to use as a baby monitor or even to keep an eye on the pets while you’re at work, there are plenty of options available at just about every price point.

But before you buy,  [Read More…]

Power PC Systems Optimization Bundle finely tunes your computer for just $19.99

Our Deal of the Day is a two-part software package that will get your computer back on the right track. Clean up files, protect yourself from viruses and malware, and safely updating drivers.

Mobile payment systems have stagnated, unless you have Samsung Pay

In the U.S., the state of mobile payments on Android is kind of sad.

It’s been about a year since the last time I used Samsung Pay, and the service has continued to grow without me. But it hasn’t grown in a vacuum, and here in the U.S. the way we pay for things at a register has been slowly changing as well. I decided to head out into the world around me intent on paying for  [Read More…]

Save big on external hard drives, NAS systems, flash drives and more to celebrate World Backup Day

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with some great savings on storage solutions for World Backup Day!

In celebration of World Backup Day retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and others have a number of storage products on sale to help you with keeping all your data safe. Whether you want a portable option or something that sits permanently on your desk, we’ve got you covered.

Backing up your computer is quite important, no one  [Read More…]