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Smart home tips from a guy who did it and lived to tell

Smart home tips from a guy who did it and lived to tell

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Upgrade your home with these smart ideas

You've decided to upgrade your home to a smart home but, where do you start? Maybe some smart lightbulbs or a smart thermostat? Should you use an Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Apple Home Pod to connect your devices?

In this Komando on Demand podcast, Kim and her co host Andrew Babinski talk about the latest trends in smart home tech, and Andrew shares the trial and error he went through when he started "smartifying" his home.

They also talk about some pretty weird smart technologies like smart diapers, smart toothbrushes, coffee makers, and ... Jim Beam? If you're looking for some humorous yet insightful advice on how to start the smart home journey, don't miss Kim and Andrew as they break it all down for you.

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For iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Listening to the Komando FREE Podcasts on your Apple device is as easy as going to the podcast app.

  • Open the Podcasts app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
  • Click on the magnifying glass search icon at the bottom of the screen
  • Select Search and type in "Kim Komando"
  • Select the podcast from the list of search results.
  • Click "subscribe" when "my podcasts" pop up
  • Select the podcast you want to listen to and double-click to play

For Android gadgets

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  • Install the free Beyond Pod podcast player for your Android here
  • Open the app and click on the MENU dots (those are the 3 dots in corner)
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