Our homes are going to become only smarter in the future. You don’t have to be a technical genius to automate things around your home. My Alarm Center has put together an infographic that covers the benefits of home automation:
Dear Lifehacker, I want to set up some basic home automation tasks but I've never done anything like this before. How do I get started? For that matter, what kind of things can I do and how much should I reasonably expect to pay?