Otto Benson

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  • The Importance of an Updated and Secure Network

    The Importance of an Updated and Secure Network

    Last month, CES 2015 was held in Las Vegas, and we saw the continuation of the smart home boom. Dozens of companies showcased their new smart appliance technology, everything from smart light bulbs to washing machines controlled from your smart phone. One issue, however, that may not be stressed...

  • A Sneak Peak into CES 2015

    A Sneak Peak into CES 2015

    We are expecting 2015 to be a big year in smart home and home theater technology, and it all kicks off in Las Vegas at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which runs from January 6 – 9th. While there is no way to know exactly what new gadgets will be showcased and what new technology...

  • Home Theater Gift Ideas

    Home Theater Gift Ideas

    It’s that time of year again! Here are some of our holiday gift recommendation for the person in your life who enjoys the luxury of a great home theater system: Televisions Sony XBR-55X850B 55-inch 4K Ultra HD TV: While this TV might not be the cheapest option, it will certainly deliver the quality...

  • Make sure your Smart Home is also a Safe Home

    Make sure your Smart Home is also a Safe Home

    The Age of Technology is still growing by leaps and bounds, and more and more houses are becoming “smart homes.” In fact, there may come a time when home appliances, security systems and other home features are smart by default. And any time you have something in your home connected to the internet,...

  • The Exciting New Features of Apple’s iOS 8

    The Exciting New Features of Apple’s iOS 8

    By Otto Benson, Modern Home Systems Here at Modern Home Systems, we couldn’t wait for the beginning of June because that’s when Apple showcased its new software and technologies at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). And, as usual, this year they didn’t disappoint; they unveiled...

  • Tips for Your Home Entertainment System

    Tips for Your Home Entertainment System

    By Otto Benson, Modern Home Systems We live in a golden age of home entertainment. There is so much great TV we can enjoy from the comfort of our own homes: HBO series like Game of Thrones, Netflix originals like House of Cards, the NBA playoffs, the Stanley Cup, HGTV. That’s why it’s so important...

  • New Apple TV Rumored to Be Unveiled This Month

    New Apple TV Rumored to Be Unveiled This Month

    By Otto Benson, Modern Home Systems If rumors are true, then this month promises to bring us something very exciting. According to Bloomberg, Apple Inc. is planning to introduce a new Apple TV set-top box. Apple has been planning to unveil it this month and have it in stores by the holiday...

  • Beyond the Basics: How Your Home Automation System Can Enhance Your Lifestyle

    Beyond the Basics: How Your Home Automation System Can Enhance Your Lifestyle

    By Otto Benson, Modern Home Systems It never ceases to amaze me how technological advances enable us to live our lives more conveniently, comfortably, and safely. Today, we can easily control the lighting, temperature, appliances, and security systems of our homes in the palms of our hands—and...

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