The new Insteon Hub and Appliance Module are proving to be a great solution for controlling appliances remotely from by cell phone. The catch: the cell phone must be 4G. Installation was a bit tedious but port-forwarding was not required. Note that Insteon offers lots of cool Smarthome solutions. Stay tuned.
(This article was originally published on 120716 in Issue 3 of the EBG Newsletter.)