My Smart Home for Seniors (My...) (Paperback)

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Winner, Bronze Award, APEX 2018 and 2018 INDIES Book of the Year Honorable Mention/Health
This full-color introduction to the smart home has been written from the ground up with one audience in mind: seniors. No ordinary beginner's book, My Smart Home for Seniors approaches every topic from a 50+ person's point of view, using meaningful, realistic examples. Full-color, step-by-step tasks-in legible print-walk you through making your home safer and easier to live in using smart technology. Learn how to:

- Control your home's lighting with smart bulbs and switches
- Make your home more secure with smart doorbells, door locks, and security cameras
- Automatically control your home's temperature with a smart thermostat
- Make cooking and cleaning easier with smart appliances
- Use voice commands or your smart phone to control your smart devices
- Use If This Then That (IFTTT) to make your smart devices interact with each other automatically
- Get smart about the security and privacy concerns of smart devices
- Set up your smart devices and get them to work with one another
- Compare and select the best smart hub for your smart home needs
- Learn to use Amazon Alexa(TM), Google Home(TM) and other voice-activated devices, as well as Apple's HomeKit(TM) on the iPhone, to make your smart devices work together

About the Author


Michael Miller is a popular and prolific writer of close to 200 non-fiction books, known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. He writes about a variety of topics, including technology, business, and music.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780789759894
ISBN-10: 0789759896
Publisher: Que
Publication Date: June 27th, 2017
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: My...