Julie Ryan Evans

Julie Ryan Evans is a writer and editor who has worked with a host of diverse companies including Microsoft, USA Today, Realtor.com, Brit + Co, CafeMom and SheKnows, among others. She has a master’s degree in nonfiction writing from The Johns Hopkins University and regularly covers topics including health and wellness, parenting, technology, finance, real estate and pop culture. While she currently calls the Orlando area home, she has lived everywhere from Hawaii to Austin, Boston and beyond.

Julie Ryan Evans
ADT vs Alarm.com

ADT vs. Alarm.com

There are more solid home security options available than ever to help protect your home and family. Two brands you’re likely to encounter as you research your options are ADT and Alarm.com. Here we break down what each offers and why they may or may not be right for your family. Both ADT and Alarm.com …

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Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat Review

Founded in 2010 by two Apple engineers, Nest first wowed the industry with its smart thermostat, the Nest Learning Thermostat. Since the brand has introduced an array of smart home and home security products, including smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and home security cameras. Nest was acquired by Google in January 2014, and today, all …

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First Alert Alarms

First Alert Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Since 1976, First Alert has been providing protection for homes. The company launched with battery-operated smoke detectors, then followed in 1996 with carbon monoxide alarms. Over the years, it has continued to introduce dependable home safety products that include home security systems, safes and more. First Alert has a solid reputation for providing dependable smoke …

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