Led by the popularity of the Nest Smart Thermostat, today’s connected home looks remarkably like a thing of the future. But is this technology ready for the mainstream? While some of the following connected devices are certainly cool and useful, many come with a price tag that makes you wonder whether it’s actually worth it. Though […]

According to a 2012 American Community Survey, 2.6 percent of U.S. employees consider their home their primary place of work. That’s nearly an 80 percent increase in the number of workers who telecommuted in 2005—and this doesn’t include those who are self-employed. While studies suggest that working from home can increase productivity, working from a home […]