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How to build a prefab smart home from scratch

In the debut episode of our new video series chronicling the buildout of a prefab smart home, we visit a prefab factory in Austin, Texas, to see where it all begins.

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What is the Home of the Future anyway?

Prefab smart home is solar powered by design

For our Home of the Future, solar power is integrated from the very beginning.

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Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future

It’s growing cheaper and more popular each year

Inside a prefab house tricked out with smart home tech

In episode 3 of Home of the Future, we pack our prefab house with a host of smart devices controlling temperature, sound, lighting, and more.

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It’s really complicated to connect the Home of the Future

How to secure a smart home

Connected devices bring convenience—but also vulnerability. In this week’s episode, we find out how to make our house as secure as possible.

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The Home of the Future is a security challenge

How do you protect the Internet of Things?

Designing a smart home for seamless entertainment

The dream entertainment setup of the future would bring all of our audio and video content, spread across multiple apps and devices, onto one simple intuitive interface.

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The Home of the Future will offer mesmerizing entertainment

Will it be any less fragmented? For now, there are tools to wrangle it all together

Where the ‘home of the future’ goes from here

After building a prefab smart home from scratch in six months, we explore how the "home of the future" can continue to evolve.

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The future of the Home of the Future

How to DIY your own customized tool storage system

A place for everything and everything in its place.

How to DIY a remote-controlled TV lift

This smart addition to your next movie night is easier to make than you’d think.

How to automate the lights in your home

Voice-controlled mood lighting is the DIY you didn’t know you needed.

How to extend your home’s Wi-Fi with a mesh network

Get a perfect signal all the way in your backyard with this easy DIY project.

How to DIY a motion sensor night light

This clever hack means no more stubbed toes in the middle of the night.

How to DIY a smart mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the tech-savviest of them all?

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