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It’s hard to miss the large zombie apocalypse created by Pokemon Go this past month. The massive amount of people staring at their phones and walking aimlessly around to hunt Pokemon is growing too. They are now everywhere you turn.

To make things worse, Pokemon Go has made my house into a Gym or PokeStop. A gym is a physical location where players go in order to attack another team’s Pokemon or train their captured critters. A PokeStop is where players frequently visit to stock up on items used in the game. At first, it was pretty fun being the…


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Written By: Renee Sylvestre-Williams

Gone are the days when having a home security system meant installing an alarm and just hoping for the best. Today, wireless security cameras are integral to keeping your home safe. However, are you getting the most out of your system?

Wireless security cameras have evolved beyond basic point-and-shoot models that only display what they see in a single moment. New cameras, such as Vivint’s Ping, do more than just take pictures. Ping is the first indoor camera that enables true two-way talk with the ability to both call in and call out, making it easy…


Your phone is smart. Your kids are smart. Now you can add your home to the list! Having a smart home simply make life easier. Whether you have kids, a beloved pet or are enjoying life as a retiree, adding smart technology to your home is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

Be Two Places at Once

All parents wish they could simultaneously keep an eye on the kids while working, running errands or traveling. With home video feeds and alerts available through a mobile app, you’ll know when the kids get home from school, whether they’re playing Xbox or doing homework…


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Today’s home security systems do lot more than just scare away would-be intruders. You can use a smart home security system today simply to check in to see how things are going, to prevent a disaster before it happens, and even to save money on your electric bill. Here are a few things your alarm system can do for you, and some ways you can help your alarm system provide protection.

Things your system can do for you

1. Use it just to check in

Many home alarm systems today have live video capabilities. But that capability isn’t just for emergencies! You can use it to check if your kids are doing their…


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The past two centuries have seen many advancements in thermostats, as they progressed from a parent calling out “throw another log on the fire!” to settable, then programmable, and now wifi-connected devices. In 2013, when the latest generation of wifi thermostats was still relatively new, a Forrester report found that 35 percent of adults were already interested in learning more about managing their heating and cooling system’s remotely. Today, even more homeowners are investigating smart thermostats. Here’s a look at some of the benefits that wifi thermostats provide.


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Whether you’re on vacation or traveling for work, leaving your house unattended can be stressful. However, smart home tech features make your life easier if there’s an emergency while you’re away. Many people think about home security as the main feature of their automation system, keeping doors and windows alarmed and alerting the security company if there’s an issue.

Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to deal with an emergency when you’re away from home. …


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She’s smartphone savvy and loves to FaceTime with the grandkids. He prefers the feel of a landline handset and face-to-face contact with family and friends. Cat memes make her “lol.” He chuckles when their dog chases the neighbor’s cat. She wishes she could just tell the doors to lock themselves, and he wants to feel that door key in his hand. No worries, Vivint Smart Home provides home automation products that suit every preference!


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Summer season has arrived, and so have contract scams. Some companies will knock on your door and use deceptive sales practices to add new customers. Because we care about you, we want to keep you aware and vigilant of risks. It is possible that representatives from other alarm companies will be in your area and attempt to mislead you to enter into another contract while you are still a customer with Vivint.

Vivint employees and Smart Home Pros will always have an identification number. …


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What is?

Smaller than a finger, yet protects like a giant.

Has no voice, but sings when anyone enters or leaves.

Like a ninja, always watching, but rarely seen.

Vivint Smart Home’s recessed door sensor! Vivint works hard to make your home smarter and safer every day, and products like this small sensor hidden in your door or window frame help us to do that.


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We Make Smart Home Simple

At Vivint Smart Home, we believe in constantly innovating so our customers can have the best smart home experience. That’s why we’re excited to announce Smart Home Pros as an authorized dealer and service provider of Vivint Smart Home.

All Smart Home Pros will have:

  • An official ID number
  • A Smart Home Pros badge
  • A Smart Home Pros uniform

Click here to learn more about Smart Home Pros.

Vivint Smart Home™

With Vivint, you can control your home no matter where you are. You can remotely control your lights, locks, appliances, thermostat, video, and home security.

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