Automating and controlling various aspects of your home is both convenient and fun in a geeky way. A small portion of these home automation devices will also add comfort and have the potential to save you money. What? Save money? Yes. A smart thermostat can help you save money on your monthly bill. Unfortunately, you need to ... Read More »
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If I could, I would control every piece of my home from my phone. But I’m too poor to make that happen right now. What I was able to afford was putting a Wink Hub/GE Link Light Bulb starter kit on my Christmas wish list last year and I was lucky enough that my wish came ... Read More »
It has been more than 7 months since Amazon announced the Echo, a speaker that doubles as a personal assistant, and in that time Amazon has expanded the capabilities considerably from the somewhat limited initial feature set. While the question of what exactly can it do was a bit of a stumbling block ... Read More »
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I’ve read in more than one place that Android wear is just an extension of your phone or just Google Now on your wrist. It’s just a way to not have to pull your phone out of your pocket as much. Android Wear does do these things, but I think it’s much more. Maybe we ... Read More »
Today the Wall St. Journal reports that Google is working on a “home-entertainment system that streams music wirelessly throughout the home and would be marketed under the company’s own brand.” They don’t mention the name of the device, but a separate source tells us it is being called Android Hub.
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