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America's Top Trick or Treat States Revealed

Oct 26, 2018

Is your state a Halloween leader or laggard?'s smart home platform knows the truth. See where your state stands on these Trick or Treat heatmaps created by our data science team.
Easter Bunny Detected?

Mar 29, 2018

This weekend, the Easter Bunny will hide candy-filled eggs around millions of backyards and homes for children to find. When exactly does he do it, though? Activity data processed by's smart home platform may provide a clue.
This Valentine's Day, Kindle the Romance, But Don't Burn the Dinner

Feb 12, 2018 data shows a scorching 64 percent increase in fire alarms at dinnertime on Valentine's Day. Be safe out there!
Are Eagles Fans Friendlier Than We Think?

Jan 31, 2018

Despite its fans' boisterous reputation, data from's smart home security platform suggests that the City of Brotherly Love truly deserves the nickname.
Are Patriots Fans Cooler?

Feb 03, 2017

Data from's smart home platform says yes: the average Massachusetts smart thermostat is set two degrees lower than its Georgia counterpart.
Why Don't People Want to Go It Alone on a Smart Home?

Aug 19, 2016

Are you keen to upgrade your house to a smart home, but daunted by the idea of tackling it all without any professional help? Most homeowners are. Here's what you should do.
Why Smarter Home Security Is Perfect For Parents

Aug 11, 2016

When it comes to the smart home, parents are the new trendsetters, with a distinct set of expectations. If you agree with these parental smart home priorities, you'll love
Which US Cities Have the Most Connected Homeowners?

Jul 28, 2016

As the smart home platform powering millions of smart homes in the USA, we have a unique perspective on how homeowners are adopting and using connected technology. Here's an example.
Do You Want Energy Savings, Or Comfort? Or… Both?

Jul 15, 2016

Do you think a smart thermostat should just save you energy? Or, do you think it should give you enhanced comfort as well? If you're in the ‘both' camp, you're not alone.
Research: What Do Homeowners Really Want From the Smart Home?

Jul 12, 2016

Our new survey of 1000+ homeowners indicates that ‘going it alone' with standalone devices is out, simplicity, security, comfort and a professionally-supported experience are in as the smart home goes mainstream.