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  1. How can I improve the lighting in my home?

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ID:	11297Lighting is an important, yet often overlooked, design element that can impact the look and feel of your home.

    Fortunately, it's also one of the easiest to update! Whether you're looking to add ambiance and task lighting – or simply to swap out a few outdated fixtures – these ideas will help to inspire lighting upgrades in every room.

    Living room: Apart from the kitchen, there's perhaps nowhere else in your home more highly trafficked than ...
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  2. Your smart-home devices could be easy to hack. Here’s how to protect yourself.

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    So your holiday gift was a new smart-home device. It could be Amazon's Echo, often called "Alexa," or Google Home using "Siri," which provide music, news updates and other information features; iRobot Roomba to clean your floors; the Ring doorbell, or a smart TV for voice-command video.

    Maybe you're thrilled with your gift, or maybe you're a bit wary, given recent reports of cyberhacking of some devices. Internet-oriented devices ...