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The Fing Smart Home Blog

Are you a smart home enthusiast? Or just starting on your journey to a connected home? Read our Smart Home blog to see all the latest news and advice on home automation.

Connected homes are on the rise, and it could not be a more exciting time to be alive! From smart bulbs through to leak detectors, just about everything is becoming connected. We look at the latest trends, the do’s and don’t, and the best ways to keep your smart home healthy and safe.

Since 2009, Fing has been developing innovative technology that is providing homes and offices with unprecedented visibility over their own Internet of Things networks and devices. Fing is an Internet of Thing disruptor that provides leading technology for home and office networks. We develop the most downloaded free network scanner for iOS and Android and Fingbox, a revolutionary home network security toolkit.

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May 1, 2018
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Internet Speeds: How Can I Make Sure I’m Getting What I’ve Paid For?

Poor internet speeds are a nightmare. Even worse than a bad connection is the battle with your Internet Service Provider over where the blame lies. So we armed our network troubleshooting device, Fingbox, with the tools you need to conquer the slow down!
March 16, 2018
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7 Tips to Staying Safe and Secure as an Airbnb Host

Turning your home into a vacation rental can be an easy way to make money out of your unused space, but after all the horror stories of nightmare guests it is important that Airbnb hosts take measures to secure their home.
August 2, 2017
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What Devices Make Up My Home Network Setup?

Most of us don't have a clue what the devices make up our home network setup. Let Fing get you started with the basics of understanding your home network.
April 5, 2017
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IoT Devices Are Changing Our Networks: How to Improve Home Network Security

IoT devices are changing our lives, but is this coming at a cost. We looked at the impact of IoT on our homes and how to improve home network security.
April 4, 2017
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21 Incredibly Interesting Internet Facts

We use the Internet every day to do so many different jobs that we can no longer imagine how we coped before it. But the technology and the story behind this now vital everyday tool is amazing. Here are 21 incredible facts about the Internet that you probably didn’t know.
December 12, 2016
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How to Prevent Network Hackers: 9 Ways Your Home is Vulnerable to Network Hackers

Visit the Fing booth at MWC 2017 to see the latest tools in device identification, IoT security, and network troubleshooting.