It may take a village to grow a child.

It takes parents and grandparents to nurture and encourage a family.

Staying in touched with family is much easier today than when we were young.  But doing  so may require some of us to expand our knowledge base.

Here are few resources to help us out on that front.

AND TECHNOLOGY TOPS THE LIST!

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY

I must admit I have always been a gadget person.  I have to admit though the gadgets I bought through the years did less work than the chores there where meant to less.  

So, while I am still a gadget person, technology has now create really useful products that actually really do save  time, space and offer security along with it.

But keeping up with technology can be a challenge. So here is what I found on the latest “gadgets”.  For more details about each just click the buttons below the images.

Top 5 Smart Home Devices

There are no limitations to the apps that are coming to market everyday.

There are more and applications and devices being developed everyday.  While many of these are nice to haves and for some just far too complicated to attempt, there is one we should all consider.

Security and safety. This new technology helps cost conscious senior and elderly reduce utility bills and improve security.  These tools can make your life exponentially easier and give your family peace of mind. 

Who the heck is Alexa?

We’ve all heard and seen the commercials with someone asking questions to someone or something called Alexa, but do we really know what Alexa is or does?  Well here is a short over view that sort of explains it.

Sound simple right?  Well it takes more that a simple box that give commands to.  You will require more than that to get it going.  The link below will show you everything you need to get started.

Amazon Echo hands Free Speaker

It connects you to a voice service that allows you to play music, make calls, ask questions and more.

Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit

Everything you need to start your smart home.

Control, automate and monitor your home from anywhere using the SmartThings app. Range-50-100 feet

Connect compatible appliances, lights, speakers, locks, cameras, thermostats, sensors, appliances and more.

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