TECH REPORT

Apps For Your Smart Homes

Tech Report: New Apps Turn Your Place Into One of Those “Smart Homes”

Always wondered what it would be to live like George Jetson? Well, even though you can’t have your own Rosie the robot to wait on you and hand and foot, you can now control your home remotely (via your iPhone!), whenever and wherever you are. Whether you at work or simply lying in bed, turning off the lights just got as easy as checking your Facebook news feed.

You can even replace a universal remote for your TV and VCR with some of the best smart phone apps that controls all your entertainment systems from the comfort of your phone. The SQ Remote HD app simplifies all remote controls into one app to minimize the headache of looking around for multiple remotes.  Are you always worrying about your home while you’re at work, or what your loved ones are doing while you’re not home? The AtHome Camera Pro app keeps you connected from your phone, so you can check up on your castle while you’re at the office, or away for a mini vacation this Memorial Day weekend.

Even if you’re not a high tech person, these simple-to-use apps are the new way of you controlling your home with a smartphone. Click through for our favorite home controlling apps and avoid the hassle.

AtHome Camera Pro Easily connect and watch your home anywhere, anytime.

Home Master Control your lights, dimmers, and curtains inside your home or remotely.

SQ Remote HD The easiest way to control all your home entertainment systems. (You won’t have to get up for anything.)

Thermostat Control your home temperature without getting up, just by adjusting the thermostat with your phone

Philips Hue Amazing way to control every Philips hue bulb in your home, you can now brighten or dim the lights from your phone before you get home.

Lockitron Never lose another key again and replace your keys with your phone.

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