Osbee Blog

Crestron or Savant? Should one or the other matter when choosing a home integrator? And Osbee's answer is…

It seems like every other day I get this question: “OK, Dave, so which automation platform do you use? Crestron or Savant?”

And my answer is always the same: “Uhm...it depends.”

Both companies make great systems. But an Osbee Home is not about systems. It’s about solutions.

In short, I don’t have a preference as long as the technology creates the solution that’s right for the client.

Why integrate your home when “There’s an App for That?”

Osbee Industries Describes the True Benefits of Single-App Control in a High-Tech Luxury Home

Technology is changing rapidly, especially when it comes to home control. A smart thermostat like Nest® lets you adjust your heating and cooling from your phone. Sonos® allows you to stream your favorite playlists wirelessly throughout your residence. From shades, music, and TV to security, surveillance, and lights…it’s mind-boggling what you can do these days with new technologies, an app, and a smartphone.

How to maximize battery life and free memory on the BlackBerry smartphone

Why does my battery die so fast? How can I get through the day without having to recharge? This article explains some tips and tricks on maximizing battery power!

iPhone versus BlackBerry – Which is best for me?

My answer never is short. It’s actually a bit complicated and sometimes long winded. By asking someone who has owned a BlackBerry before they made cell phones and an iPhone from the day it came out, I consider myself extremely savvy with both devices. To this day, I own a BlackBerry Bold 9930 and an iPhone 4. Which do I use on a daily basis? Depends on what I’m doing.