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How to Take a Dwell Photo

Ever wondered how we produce the photos that appear in our magazine? Here, watch a video for simple instructions detailing how to capture Dwell-worthy snapshots of your space.
July 6, 2015
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Home Security

It’s no longer suffcient simply to lock your front door and close your windows before leaving your house. Criminals have found new ways into the most private realms of your living space—in fact, they might already be there, watching you through wireless cameras you installed. The future of crime is nothing if not high tech.
July 4, 2015
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Recipe for Mayhem II

Is that a drone hovering near your property line? Drew Porter’s pocket-size radio device for compromising entire smart homes can be effective three or more blocks away from a target. This means that if a burglar can’t physically approach your house because of a camera or an alarm, they can still fly a signal-jamming device into your neighborhood, using an off-the-shelf drone, to switch things off from afar. Drone attacks on the suburbs are already considered enough of a threat that UAV-detection systems can be installed to listen for the telltale whir of tiny rotors.
July 4, 2015
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14 Awesome Vintage and Contemporary Speakers That Tell the Story of Modern Audio

Check out iconic audio designs through the years, from phonographs to wireless speakers.
July 4, 2015
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Q+A: Drew Porter

The burglars’ tools of tomorrow will look more like robots and radios than lockpicks and crowbars. A security expert weighs in.
July 4, 2015
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Recipe for Mayhem

A team of graduate student researchers at the University of Washington, led by Tamara Denning, now an assistant professor at the University of Utah, wrote what is known in their field as an “attack paper”—an attempt to find vulnerabilities in everyday products or services before the bad guys do. Denning and her team discovered that specific combinations of remote-control children’s toys could be hacked by ambitious burglars to do everything from watching you leave on your next vacation to searching your home for hidden valuables.
July 4, 2015
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Updates Ready to Install

Hidden among the many benefts of a Smart Home are subtle vulnerabilities that today’s security researchers are just beginning to understand.
July 4, 2015
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Best of #ModernMonday: Kid-Friendy Homes

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June 29, 2015