Verizon is testing a new service that will allow you to control your home’s devices from your smartphone, computer or FiOS TV. The system dubbed Home Monitoring and Control will have you turning off lights, locking your doors and even controlling your thermostat. Available in the first half of 2011, the service is currently being offered to select customers in New Jersey. Read the full article at

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