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Smart appliances and devices such as thermostats, lights, locks, cameras, doorbells, televisions, refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, and robotic vacuum cleaners can be connected to the internet. A user may connect to the smart devices using one or more of their computing devices such as a smart phone, a laptop computer, and/or a tablet computer. Once connected to the smart devices which involves the use of one or more applications, the user may individually control each smart device remotely. The user of the smart devices can connect to, control, and monitor their smart devices from within the location of the devices (e.g., the user’s home) or remotely (e.g., outside of the user’s home). The ability of the user to monitor and control their smart devices allows the user to save time, energy, and money. For example, the user can schedule use of the appliances and devices during off-peak times to save energy and money. In another example, the user can control run times and device settings to fit personal schedules such as during times when the user is not at home.

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