Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most. Large, full-color, close-up photos show you exactly what to do. Tips and notes to help you along the way. Full-color, step-by-step tasks - in legible print - walk you through making your home safer and easier to live in using smart technology. Learn how to: Control your home's lighting with smart bulbs and switches ; Make your home more secure with smart doorbells, door locks, and security cameras ; Automatically control your home's temperature with a smart thermostat ; Make cooking and cleaning easier with smart appliances ; Use voice commands or your smart phone to control your smart devices ; Use If This Then That (IFTTT) to make your smart devices interact with each other automatically ; Get smart about the security and privacy concerns of smart devices ; Set up your smart devices and get them to work with one another ; Compare and select the best smart hub for your smart home needs ; Learn to use Amazon Alexa, Google Home and other voice-activated devices, as well as Apple's HomeKit on the iPhone, to make your smart devices work together.