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YOUR CONNECTED LIFE: Spring Tech Picks with Steve Greenberg

Spring is here and it can be a time to refresh and renew…especially our tech! Knowing which smart devices and services for your connected life can help the way you live at home and on the go. turned to Tech Expert Steve Greenberg, who partnered with a few of his favorite brands, for a look at some of the smart tech ideas to dial in for spring 2018. These picks should really help simplify your life this year and all are featured on the website!

Broke the glass on your smartphone? Join the club—who hasn’t? Don’t know where to get it repaired? Batteries Plus Bulbs has in-store We Fix It® Repair Centers in over 700 locations nationwide. For most smartphones and tablets, they will do screen repairs, screen protection, water damage repairs, and much more. We Fix It Repair Centers also replace watch, keyless entry and phone batteries, as well as rebuild battery packs. Cracked screen repairs can be as low as $80, all repairs come with a 6-month warranty, and the turn-around time is usually under an hour. No appointment needed, but you can save $10 by scheduling an appointment online at

Creating a smart home is easier than you think – you don’t have to buy multiple products, install them yourself and get them all to work together. Vivint Smart Home gives you a complete security and smart home system with professional installation. Your system can include everything from doorbell and security cameras to smart locks and motion sensors. Use the doorbell camera to answer your front door or receive a package when you’re not home. The indoor camera with two-way talk is perfect for checking in on kids, pets or elderly parents. Control your entire home from a single app, including lights, locks and temperature, or by using your voice with Amazon Echo or Google Home. Available for purchase at Best Buy stores or from the Vivint Smart Home website

If you have a smart home, you’ll want a smart lawn too. Simplify your life with the power of smart watering. Gro™ 7 Zone Controller automatically programs itself based on real-time local weather data. The result is an automatically adjusted irrigation plan tailored for your lawn and garden that can be monitored from anywhere, at any time, from your smartphone or tablet over this Wi-Fi enabled system. Impress your neighbors with the push of a button. Turn your sprinklers on or off from the Gro™ Connect app. Available for purchase at most national hardware retailers such as Home Depot, Do It Best, Amazon and

You can check out these ideas and more on the website.

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