Environmentally Friendly Smart Home Tips for Those Who Want to Go Green

Environmentally Friendly Smart Home Tips for Those Who Want to Go Green

Environmentally Friendly Smart Home Tips for Those Who Want to Go Green

Smart home systems were invented to make life a lot easier, and boy do they. It feels like I don’t have to get up to do much of anything if I don’t want to! My vacuum cleans the floor without my help, a pot of coffee gets started in the kitchen before I even get out of bed in the morning, and I don’t even have to get off the couch to open the blinds in the window anymore.This stuff makes our homes safer too. I can lock or unlock the door at the touch of a button, which means I don’t have to be home to d… Read more →

Published on July 13, 2018
Privacy Policies: Why They’re Important and Why You’re Seeing Updates Everywhere

Privacy Policies: Why They’re Important and Why You’re Seeing Updates Everywhere

If you’ve clicked on any website lately, and I do mean any website, you’ve probably seen that they have updated their privacy policy and they really want you to read it. The update is usually plastered in your face with a prompt that requires you to click on it in order to go about your business surfing the web.Why are websites so adamant about sharing their shiny new update with you? Why are they all updating their privacy policies at the same time? Why should I even care?Here’s what you need to know… Read more →

Published on June 29, 2018
Geriatric Technophobia: Four Reasons Why Seniors Shouldn’t Be Afraid

Geriatric Technophobia: Four Reasons Why Seniors Shouldn’t Be Afraid

Have you heard of ‘Geriatric Technophobia’? It’s exactly what it sounds like — it’s the fear seniors have of technology. And no, we’re not talking about the fear of robots taking over the world. We’re talking about a fear of all the technology that many of us take for granted. That means computers, smartphones, and basically any other kind of technology you can imagine that has been invented in the last 20-ish years.Chances are, you know someone in your life who is like this. They refuse to own a … Read more →

Published on June 29, 2018
Medical Alert Apps – Why a Medical Alert System Is Still a Better Choice

Medical Alert Apps – Why a Medical Alert System Is Still a Better Choice

Using a cell phone as a medical alert device sounds like a great idea. After all, nearly every one of us has a cell phone that we’re already paying for, even grandma and grandpa. If you’re already carrying a cell phone, why would you want to carry a separate medical alert device? You can just reach into your pocket and dial for help when you need it.Maybe you could. Maybe you couldn’t. There’s a reason why the medical alert system industry growing. As a matter of fact, it’s forecasted to reach a w… Read more →

Published on May 21, 2018
Google Unveils Newest AI Features — AI and the Home Security Market

Google Unveils Newest AI Features — AI and the Home Security Market

If you haven’t yet heard about the latest AI features Google has announced, you’ll want to take a seat. Let’s go over the least mind-shattering, but equally cool, features first. Smart Compose You know that feature on your phone that predicts what word you’re typing and enters it for you automatically? Well, we’re all about to get lazier with smart compose.Instead of predicting a single word, this feature will predict your entire sentence. You can literally start typing, "Does next f" and Google… Read more →

Published on May 10, 2018
Amazon’s at It Again — The Battle to Corner the Smart Home Market

Amazon’s at It Again — The Battle to Corner the Smart Home Market

You’ve probably got better things to do than keep track of big business and all the companies that get bought and sold on a regular basis. After all, it happens all the time. But, at InHome, we’re invested in everything that’s going on in the home alarm and smart home system markets, and that means we’ve been keeping an eye on Amazon. They sure have been busy making some groundbreaking deals and decisions the last few months.Not sure what we’re talking about? Let us fill you in.Amazon buys Bli… Read more →

Published on April 18, 2018
SimpliSafe Review – Home Security System

SimpliSafe Review – Home Security System

SimpliSafe is a great choice if you’re looking for a quick and easy home security system that can be set up in just a few minutes.With no contracts to sign, a 60-day money back guarantee, and a low monthly payment of $14.99, SimpliSafe is extremely appealing on the surface. However, you must buy the equipment upfront, which will cost hundreds of dollars.Shopping ExperienceSimpliSafe is a good option if you’re looking for a flexible way to order your system. You can call in and place an order… Read more →

Published on April 2, 2018
Tax Scams to Be on the Lookout for in 2018

Tax Scams to Be on the Lookout for in 2018

It’s that time of year again when we all sit down with sweaty brows and grunt, curse, and shake our fists at Uncle Sam as we file our taxes. Figuring how much you’ll get back, or gritting your teeth, hoping that you don’t owe anything extra, is bad enough. Add to all that anxiety the fact that you have to deal with tax scams too and it’s no wonder that psychiatric hospitals don’t fill up starting January first.We’re no stranger to tax scams because we know how they can affect your taxes. Just imagin… Read more →

Published on February 26, 2018
ADT Health Review – Medical Alert System Review

ADT Health Review – Medical Alert System Review

ADT Health - an Average Device with a Premium Price Tag  ADT has been one of the most trusted names in home security for more than a century.  It is a reputation that is well-deserved and we had expected this would extend into their Medical Alert System offering.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  With very ordinary systems and Call Centers, that while very reliable, are built for Home Security and a price that does not reflect value, we ave InHome cannot recommend ADT Health.While we applaud a… Read more →

Published on January 3, 2018
Amazon Key: Benefits and Drawbacks for Home Security

Amazon Key: Benefits and Drawbacks for Home Security

When was the last time you ordered something online? If you’re like me, it was this morning. And yesterday. And at least twice last week. Okay, maybe I have a problem, but I’m not the only one!Around 25 percent of homeowners receive a package at least once a week. Even more receive one at least once a month. That number would be even larger if so many people weren't worried about their packages being stolen. Over 40 percent of people say they avoid certain online purchases because they worry about packa… Read more →

Published on November 16, 2017