Handheld Command Center: 4 Apps To Help You Automate Your Life

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Handheld Command Center 300x212 Handheld Command Center: 4 Apps To Help You Automate Your LifeOne of the most important tasks your smartphone may have is to automate your home and life. This is made possible as a result of some great apps in your phone platform’s respective marketplace. If you live in the Lone Star state and have a Richmond, TX home security system, you can automate your home and organize your life with some of these top apps directly through your cell phone. Here are some of the top options available for download for the iPhone and Android smartphones.


InControl Home Automation Free


Incontrol Home Automation Free allows you to take control over numerous items in your home right at your fingertips from your smartphone. You can set timers for the lights, various appliances, windows and doors, open and close your garage doors and set your thermostats to levels that are satisfactory to you. You can even create a graphical floor plan of your home so that you can check it at a glance whenever you want, wherever you are. Control up to four different residences at once with the app.


Haiku Home Automation


Haiku Home Automation for HAI is $49.99 at the iTunes App Store for iPhone. With it, you can check the settings in your home, such as activating your home security system, set your thermostat, turn lights on or off, view various areas of the home that are being monitored and much more. You can even hear what is going on with the audio tab feature.




Alarm.com is one of the most popular home automation apps and is completely free. With it, you can view your home or business in real-time, no matter what your location. View areas that are being surveilled, arm or disarm the security panel, turn lights on or off, view live video from security cameras, set the temperature on your thermostat and much more.


Touch Mouse


Touch Mouse is a free app that is somewhat different in the sense that it allows you to use your iPhone as a keyboard and wireless trackpad for your computer. It is especially useful if you connect your computer to your TV as it allows you to stay in control while relaxing on your couch or favorite easy chair. Simply point your iPhone in the direction of the device and scroll, click or type away. It works over Wi-Fi and is a quick and convenient way to control your computer remotely.

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Jayla Barnsen is a freelance blogger from Eugene, Oregon. She is a small business owner, and spends her spare time hiking in Oregon's many national forests.

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