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Spark’s Top 5 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

Nov 8, 2012

Qualcomm products mentioned within this post are offered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

It’s 2012. It’s time to start controlling your home appliances with your smartphone. Here’s a few products to do just that:

1. Nest Wi-Fi Thermostat 

This chic looking thermostat connects to your home network via Wi-Fi. Once on the network, you can control your thermostat via web browser or smartphone app. 

2. Insteon Central Controller & Apps

Is your puppy afraid of the dark? Plug your lamp into the Insteon Central Controller and you’ll be able to turn on the lights remotely via smartphone app or web browser.

3. iRobot Roomba Vacuum 

Having last minute guests? iRobot’s Roomba can do all the vacuuming while you prep the hors d'oeuvres.

4. Lockitron Smartphone Controlled Door Lock 

Once Lockitron is installed, you can unlock your door with your smartphone or web browser, rendering house keys essentially useless.

5. Logitech Video Security System 

Monitor your home or small business with Logitech’s motion sensitive network cameras via app or web browser.