Did I Close the Front Door?:

Did I Close the Front Door?

Posted August 21, 2012

Here is a great story from one of our employees at Control4. His name is David Phillips and he is one of our Area Sales Managers in the United Kingdom:

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Are OLED TVs the Next Big Thing in the TV Space?:

Are OLED TVs the Next Big Thing in the TV Space?

Posted August 17, 2012

There has been quite a buzz since CES last January about a new TV technology called OLED. OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diodes and they claim to be brighter, more efficient, thinner and feature better refresh rates than LCD or Plasma. So what mak

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Wanna Call Me "Dumb as a Rock"?:

Wanna Call Me "Dumb as a Rock"?

Posted August 16, 2012

Do you remember the Charlie Brown's Halloween Special when "that round-headed" kid kept getting tricked with rocks while the rest of the Peanuts gang got delicious treats of varying kind? Here's a clip to trigger your memory.

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Baby - or Rather, Husband - Monitoring:

Baby - or Rather, Husband - Monitoring

Posted August 13, 2012

I'm a first-time mom. And a nervous-wreck of a mom at that. I purchased a baby monitor well before my 10-month-old son was born and I immediately hated it. Hated the static and the unreliability. So I trashed the monitor and installed an In-Wall Touch Scr

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The Dangers of Living in the Digital World:

The Dangers of Living in the Digital World

Posted August 10, 2012

We often talk about a "connected life." But is it possible to have a "too connected life"?

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Movies We've Seen A Million Times: control4 employees, home theater, movies,

Movies We've Seen A Million Times

Posted August 7, 2012

I saw an ad for a series called Movies I've Seen A Million Times where famous people dish about their favorite movies. Of course, the picture of the movie When Harry Met Sally caught my eye. I was just watching that last week for what was surely the milli

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Enjoying the Summer Olympics:

Enjoying the Summer Olympics

Posted August 3, 2012

I'm what some might refer to as a "sports fanatic" so naturally I really enjoy the Summer Olympics. Once every four years we get the opportunity to fill the sports void that exists every year in the Summer with a handful of mainstream sports plus a whole

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Living the Automated Life:

Living the Automated Life

Posted August 1, 2012

Sometimes in the world of automation it's easy to forget how the un-automated live. I recently moved into a new place that did not yet have my Control4 system installed. I went to turn on my TV, wanting to watch DirecTV, which worked fine using my DirecTV

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In the Market for a New TV?:

In the Market for a New TV?

Posted July 30, 2012

I am. As of this weekend I have not one, but two televisions that need to be replaced. It's a little embarrassing to admit this, especially given the industry I work in, but I am not always on the cutting-edge of electronics technology. I might be what yo

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A Case Study in Home Energy Savings:

A Case Study in Home Energy Savings

Posted July 25, 2012

Here is a home energy savings great case study from a Control4 Guest Blogger: Eileen Komanecky

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Commentary: "Top 10 Emerging Tech Trends That Will Change Your Home":

Commentary: "Top 10 Emerging Tech Trends That Will Change Your Home"

Posted July 23, 2012

According to this post on Electronic House by Lisa Montgomery:

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Shavy Jones:

Shavy Jones

Posted July 20, 2012

It's that time of year again. The annual convergence of hot weather, empty schoolyards, busy water parks and snow cone stands-also known as summer. Working at Control4 comes with several benefits. Yes I have the opportunity to "get my geek on" with all of

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MainStreet America - A Shopping Mall for Homes:

MainStreet America - A Shopping Mall for Homes

Posted July 18, 2012

Like most women, I'm very well-versed in the shopping world. So when I heard about a super cool, exciting new project called MainStreet America, I was more than intrigued. MSA is currently under construction, and once completed, it will offer a hands-on,

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Close the Dang Door!:

Close the Dang Door!

Posted July 16, 2012

I've only just begun to experience the wonder and goodness of home automation. As a four-month employee of Control4, I'm still just a newbie when it comes to taking control of my house. Most of what I've done so far has involved my growing home theater sy

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Home Smart Home Digitized!:

Home Smart Home Digitized!

Posted July 14, 2012

FREE iTunes Magazine Download for Smart People--yes, I'm talking to YOU!

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Minority Report:

Minority Report

Posted July 11, 2012

Ten years ago, we were captivated by the technological elements in the movie, Minority Report, which was set in the year 2054. As a kid, I remember thinking that the possibility of those types of technological advances were incredibly unrealistic - at lea

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Best Buy...Apple Wannabe?:

Best Buy...Apple Wannabe?

Posted July 10, 2012

Well, you can't blame Best Buy. Not really. Marketers, tech people...we all secretly want to be Apple. But do you think Best Buy's new store design is enough to lure you back into the store, not just to shop but to buy?

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Instagram Shout-Out:

Instagram Shout-Out

Posted July 7, 2012

Submit Your Instagram Photos Using the #Control4 Tag!

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Fourth of July Trivia:

Fourth of July Trivia

Posted July 4, 2012

So our offices are closed today, but we still wanted to blog about something related to the Fourth of July. We thought we might post a few juicy facts that you might not know about Independence Day. Here we go:

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Rhapster....: audio, music,


Posted July 3, 2012

Can you hear it? Yes, that's the sound of over 15 million songs streaming through your Control4 system. Rhapsody has been a perennial favorite feature, loved by Control4 owners everywhere. And now that we've introduced integrated Napster functionality in

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New Home Automation Starter Kit:

New Home Automation Starter Kit

Posted June 29, 2012

Control4's Paul Williams explores the Starter Kit with local Mom Bloggers at ‪#CEWeek Line Shows

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The Morning After:

The Morning After

Posted June 25, 2012

A gambling woman I am not. But thanks to a career in the consumer electronics industry and 15 or so major trade shows under my belt, my time in Las Vegas, Nevada is starting to pile up. I've done my time at the Mandalay Bay, Treasure Island, the Renaissan

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Control4 is Men's Journal Approved:

Control4 is Men's Journal Approved

Posted June 23, 2012

The editors of MensJournal.com have selected Control4 as MJ Approved. That's pretty cool!

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Peace and Comfort During a Catastrophe:

Peace and Comfort During a Catastrophe

Posted June 20, 2012

We've been keeping an eye on the High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colorado. When you live in a desert state, wildfire season is a scary time of year and the High Park Fire has been terrorizing people in Colorado for over a week already. With over 58,000

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Internet Radio:

Internet Radio

Posted June 19, 2012

Internet radio has blasted the music world open...gone are the days when a decade could be defined by one genre of music because that's all that played on the radio. I always thought internet radio just meant Pandora or Spotify, and I wasn't wrong, but I

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