Which Smart Surge Protector is Right for You?A voltage spike could damage your appliances and electronics if you don’t use a surge protector. Even though a traditional surge protector will block current and protect your electronics and appliances, there are more advanced products available, such as the smart surge protectors offered by Belkin,What Are Belkin Smart Surge Protectors And...
dishes
Dishwashers aren’t technically a necessity, but we sure wouldn’t want to live without one! Not only do these powerful appliances save us time and effort but they also help to sanitize our dishes. Plus, some of the best models can make themselves part of the household, eliminating the need for pre-rinsing and making it easy to get all the...
Plasma ball energy
Plasma energy is produced when fusion takes place in a controlled and magnetized environment. Plasma is the fourth state of matter, a gas in which a sufficient amount of energy is present to enable ions and electrons to coexist. Scientific evidence suggests that plasma is actually the most common state of matter in the universe, and plasmas are even...
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Belkin is quickly becoming one of the go-to brands for home automation products. This manufacturer offers a small selection of connected power outlets that are worth considering if you are getting started with home automation or want to add more connected appliances to an existing system. What Are Belkin Smart Outlets And How Do They Work? Belkin currently offers three different...
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“Alexa, turn on the party lights.” It sounds a little like science-fiction, but being able to change your room’s lighting color, brightness, and more with a simple voice command is no longer something from the future. Thanks to the new smart light bulb, you have more choices than ever for making your home comfortable and customized. Today, we’re giving you...
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Smart thermostats have quickly become one of the coolest gadgets you can own in your home. Whether you love them for their high-tech appeal or their eco-friendly capabilities, it’s hard to deny what amazing devices these appliances are.Since their inception, companies have jumped on the bandwagon to produce their own versions of these nifty gadgets. With so many to...
energy star
If you’ve shopped for a new appliance, home, printer, or computer recently, you’ve likely noticed a little blue sticker on some higher-end products. The Energy Star certification was developed in the early 1990s by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to save consumers money and decrease emissions for the environment’s sake. Sounds great, but sometimes those Energy Star certified...
Green technology combines science and technology to reach a goal of repairing the world’s ecosystems. Also known as environmental or clean technology, this strategy encompasses a wide variety of techniques, such as green building, recycling and using clean energy. The ultimate goal is to conserve nature and make the Earth a sustainable place for future generations. We’re digging into...
In today’s world, there seems to be a growing focus on practices that are sustainable and respectful of the environment.  This includes turning to forms renewable energy as alternatives to fossil fuels. One of the most well-known and visible examples of a sustainable energy source is wind power. If you’ve ever been on a road trip and seen fields full of...
The Wemo Wi-Fi Smart Light Switch is a great entry product for your home automation system. This light switch is one of the many connected products offered by Belkin. You can control it thanks to the Wemo app to remotely turn your lights on or off, but there are other interesting features to explore.What Is The Wemo Lightswitch And...