Home automation roundup

In the future, we’ll be able to control our homes over the Internet. No, wait — we can do that right now. Here’s how.
Over at Techlife, I’ve reviewed a number of home automation kits, as well as looking at what you should consider when looking into home automation itself.
Belkin WeMo review: “Great layout and simplicity, but few available devices.”
Insteon review: “Solid networking, but best in a home-only environment.”
Z-Wave Mi Casa Verde Vera 3 review “Powerful potential, but painful web interface.”
Home automation: What you need to know before you start: “The essential facts you need to get your home automation gear up and running.”

Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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