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Smart Home Technologies

Jimmu

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Do you have any smart home related technologies set up in your home? Do you find them to be good value for money or not worth the investment? If you don’t have any, which would you like to have?

I don’t have any smart home tech currently. Smart lighting is something which seems convenient and like something I’d enjoy having but the cost is too high still for me to justify the value of implementing it. Surveillance equipment is also something that think could be handy on the exterior of home but I don’t know if I’d feel comfortable having it inside given the potential for hackers to compromise the feed.
 

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I don't trust that kind of Tech after all the movies I have seen where something goes wrong. Google Home and Alexa bother me the most.
 

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Controlling washing machines with an app, smart view from tablet to TV screen, is that what you're asking about?
 

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Smart home stuff is probably pretty vulnerable to hacking. I'd prefer to avoid it as much as possible.
 

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I get nightmares about houses attacking with smart tech dunno how but ...
 

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I'd have stuff like automated washing and heating but not surveillance with microphones or cameras in the home. I don't trust them not to be hacked. If someone wants to mess around with the heating in my home then ok but I don't like being spied on.
 

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I'd have stuff like automated washing and heating but not surveillance with microphones or cameras in the home. I don't trust them not to be hacked. If someone wants to mess around with the heating in my home then ok but I don't like being spied on.
They might make it reallllly hot and youll melt and butler wont be able to save you??
 

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We have one of those Google Home Mini's but I honestly only use it to play some background noise while we sleep, light thunderstorms or sounds of the forest.

Smart lighting is probably my most desired, however, it's way too expensive right now, even the starter kits are outrageously priced for only two bulbs, where my living room alone has 6 flood lights on the ceiling.
 

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