Terri Williams

Contributing Writer​

Terri has written for The Economist, USA Today, Yahoo, and Techopedia, just to name a few media outlets. She covers the technology and residential home sectors, and has a degree in English from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

More from Terri Williams

Home Alone After School: A Safety Guide for Kids

This guide was created to help families prepare for a child being home alone. Use these tips, technologies, and our refrigerator-friendly Safety Guide for Kids to prepare your kids to stay safe when they’re on their own. For some families, there’s no way around older kids being home alone after school. This isn’t a new ...

Home Modifications for Seniors and People With Disabilities

According to 2017 U.S. Census population estimates, there are nearly 50 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older, and by 2060, that number will surpass 98 million. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that older Americans experience 29 million falls a year, resulting in 7 million injuries – and states that ...

The Difference Between Burglaries and Robberies

Some people use the terms interchangeably, but there are differences between “burglaries” and “robberies,” in terms of the crimes themselves, prevention strategies, and next steps if you’re ever a victim of one of these crimes.  Burglary vs. Robbery: How Do They Differ? “Burglary involves a theft from a home or other building,” explains Brady McAninch, ...

The Best Smart Hub

The Best Smart Hub A smart hub is the centerpiece of any smart home. It channels signals from all your devices so you can control everything from a single app — that way, you don’t have to juggle five, 10, sometimes 20 different apps to get the most of your technology. There isn’t a single ...