Next Generation of Keyless Entry Systems

Next Generation of Keyless Entry Systems

Keyless entry may not be futuristic, but the next generation of systems is taking convenience to another level. Meet August, a newcomer on the scene. Designed by the same genius who brought us the Bluetooth-connected Jawbone systems, August is a wireless, keyless...
Schlage LiNK Featured in new iPhone Commercial

Schlage LiNK Featured in new iPhone Commercial

No, this is not an endorsement for the iPhone (although I have one and must say I enjoy it fully, with the exception of the dropped calls). Rather, this is clarification on the last App used in the commercial. Schlage wants it clear to all that the App being used is...
Next Generation of Keyless Entry Systems

Door Locks Enter the 21st Century

Hiding a key outside of your home for those moments when you are locked out used to be standard operating practice for homeowners. No longer. With Schlage’s electronic keypad locks, the lock feature a keypad allowing homeowners to add, change or delete user...
Next Generation of Keyless Entry Systems

Avoid Shady Locksmiths

When you are locked out of your home, you are in a poor position to haggle. And unfortunately, as this LA Times article points out, there are locksmiths out there who will take advantage of the situation. Just ask Pat McGrath, who was charged $200 when he broke his...
Strengthen Those Locks

Strengthen Those Locks

It’s an amazing statistic—400,000 break-ins during November and December. Many of those are the result of shared or distributed keys. Whether it’s the neighbor, the dog sitter, the plumber, or your contractor, there are keys floating out there and anybody...
Strengthen Those Locks

Keyless in Seattle

If you haven’t already included the phrase “Radio Frequency Identification” into your daily vocabulary, you might be a little behind the times. Better known as RFID, the technology is finding its way into every corner of the modern home, and now it’s keeping people...