The Beat: The Puls Blog

Discover Puls news, tips and insights for all your at-home needs.

The Puls National Appliance Repair Report 2019: Affordability, Reliability, & Seasonality

Today Puls is publishing its first annual National Appliance Repair Report, with the goal of educating consumers on how much they should pay for appliance repairs and when they should expect to repair or replace a major appliance. The report also includes recommendations from our nationwide network of technicians about which appliance brands are most reliable and easy to use. In developing the report, we used our proprietary data to unearth insights for consumers. 

The Ultimate Guide to Smart Camera & Thermostat Installation

Pretty much every element of your household can be enhanced with home automation these days – from a camera-equipped smart refrigerator that lets you peek inside via your smartphone to help create a shopping list while you’re out of the house, to smart lighting systems that illuminate your space in a myriad of dazzling, fully customizable options. You can even control your entire smart home network with a voice-driven smart assistant such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home. 

10 Amazon Alexa Skills to Use in the Kitchen

Amazon’s increasingly popular voice assistant, Alexa, makes a myriad of everyday tasks around the house an absolute breeze. The smart speaker is a fantastic means of entertaining company, kids, and streamlining just about everything we need at home.

Everything You Need to Know About Amazon Alexa

By now, most people have at least heard of Amazon Alexa, the increasingly ubiquitous digital assistant from the retail giant – though not everyone may be aware of the extent of Alexa’s capabilities, or even what it is. In short, Alexa powers that familiar woman’s voice that comes out of integrated devices such as smart speakers to answer your queries, perform tasks, and provide entertainment. 

Stay Productive All Day Long with these 10 Alexa Hacks

Amazon Echo’s ultra-popular voice assistant, Alexa, came into our lives just a few short years ago. Now, many households rely quite heavily on Alexa, and she plays quite a significant role in simplifying our daily routines.

Summer Checklist: Top 10 Home Maintenance Tips for Summer

Go ahead and let out a sigh of relief - you’ve endured winter’s worst, and summer is finally here, once and for all. It’s time to pack away those winter clothes, and get ready to enjoy cookouts, laying out on your deck, and some much-needed vitamin D.

2018 Recap: Our Year of Growth (And What's to Come)

What a year we’ve had! From adding thousands of new technicians and dozens of employees, to expanding to new services and cities, 2018 has been an immense year of growth at Puls.

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

This year at Puls has been one for the books. We’ve grown in many ways throughout 2018, adding thousands of new markets, services and technicians nationwide. Check out our 2018 year in review for a recap of all the exciting things that happened this year at Puls.

Puls Named to LinkedIn's Top Startups List for 2018

Today, LinkedIn announced its second annual Top Startups list, a global ranking of the 50 most sought-after startups where professionals want to work and stay. Puls is honored to make the list at #11.  

  • 2 min read
  • 09/06/18

Game On: The 5 Best March Madness Apps of 2018

With two wild rounds of March Madness already behind us and gearing up to watch the Sweet 16, we’ve got to say, these last couple days have been an absolute whirlwind of madness. 

Modern Love: How Technology Affects Our Relationships

Love … back in your parents’ day, the dating arena seemed peachy keen - simply being single, “going steady” or getting married seemed easy enough. Flash forward to 2018 and add smartphones, dating apps and unspoken phone etiquette to the mix, and a lot changes.

How Waterproof is My Smartphone? The Answer Might Surprise You

If you own any of the later iPhone, Galaxy, or other water-resistant smartphones such as the iPhone 8 or Galaxy S8, you’ve probably asked yourself, “Is my phone really waterproof?”

  • 6 min read
  • 11/14/17

Puls Partners with Google to Expand Repair Services for Google Pixel

Puls Technologies, Inc., the rapid-response services platform for smart devices, today announced significant growth in its partnership with Google, expanding Puls repair services for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones to cities all across America, and adding repair services for Google’s highly anticipated Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones.

  • 3 min read
  • 10/23/17

Should You Have a TV in the Bedroom?

There’s a lot of controversy surrounding the idea of keeping a boob-tube in the boudoir – especially as far as couples go. Experts tout a multitude of conflicting opinions, ranging from the recommendation that televisions in the bedroom lead to better sex, to the admonition that they will cause the slow and steady demise of your partnership.

  • 6 min read
  • 10/08/17

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