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Apps That Drain Your Smartphone Battery

Thu, 28 Jul 2016
With Korner home alarm, arming and disarming your home security system happens from our App. With everythingn that we use smartphones for - social neworking, listening to music, photography - the l....
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Apple's Strange Interpretation Of An Open Ecosystem

Wed, 29 Jun 2016
A truly open ecosystem for the Smarthome is an ambitious and worthy vision, but given the number of moving parts it was always going to be a challenge. Quite frankly, I was a little surprised to se....
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Is Voice Activation Headed For The Mainstream?

Mon, 13 Jun 2016
Thanks to the Amazon Echo, voice activation seems to be finally headed for the mainstream. Recent estimates suggest that Amazon's voice assistant has been a smash hit, with over 1.5M devices in....
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Biometrics Will Replace Passwords One Day, But Which Will Prevail?

Thu, 09 Jun 2016
In a recent blog I talked about the importance of strong passwords for securing your home and property. But developments in biometrics are anticipated to significantly improve this first line of de....
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Lesson from Linkedin Hack - Strong Passwords Are The First Line of Defense!

Mon, 06 Jun 2016
It is often overlooked, but one of the most important, and easiest, things you can do to protect your home or any other product/service you use is to have a strong password. The recent LinkedIn hac....
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Amazon Echo Started a Trend, and Google Now is Following

Wed, 18 May 2016
The battle for the interface is becoming the defining story of the Smarthome, and Amazon has lead the way with its wildly popular Echo. As a testament to its success, Google today announced Google ....
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Consumers Buying Home Security First, Smarthome Later

Fri, 13 May 2016
Home Security is the catalyst for the Smarthome, something I've discussed in the past here and here. Parks Associates, one of the leading research firms in the Smarthome, recently published res....
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Moving With Korner Home Security Is A Cinch

Tue, 05 Apr 2016
 It is probably not very surprising that as the founder of the company, I use Korner at home. Nor is it very helpful for you to know that we love our Korner! And certainly neither warrants a b....
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Korner Partners with Women's Shelter to Help Women at Risk

Mon, 21 Mar 2016
Home security anyone can use and everyone can afford. This is what Korner has always been about - making home security accessible to those who otherwise can't afford it, or who don't have t....
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What Will Be The Impact Of Home Security Megamergers?

Thu, 17 Mar 2016
Tyco/Johnson Controls, and then Apollo/ADT. It may be early, but this has already been a busy year for merger activity in home security. The biggest players are merging, and there is no telling wha....
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