This is part 1 of the 2016 DIY Home Automation Guide. This is a full tutorial for modern home automation using smart hubs, Z-Wave & Zigbee Devices and, and other home automation tools. This guide uses the Samsung SmartThings hub with the New Echo Dot but other hubs such as the Wink Hub, Insteon, Hue, and PIper, are discussed.
This review contains tips on what to do to configure and improve access of your current wireless router as well as advice for buying a new router. Wireless technology changes very often and it can be difficult to choose a new router with so many proprietary terms and acronyms related to Wifi. This video addresses most networking questions that people have related to the configuration of their existing Wifi and contains a guide for buying a new router to pair with your modem.