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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Some time ago, we caught word via a neighborhood watch group that some crooks in our area were getting clever and stealing things like garage door openers and car registrations. So I did the obvious thing and started carrying my garage door opener with me, but it wasn’t as convenient as it initially sounded. When I got home, ... Read More »
Google recently purchased the company Nest for $3.2 billion dollars, and the move got several people worried. Google is a famous aggregator of personal information (for use in advanced suggestions and advertising), and while it’s one thing to give it your personal info, it’s quite another ... Read More »
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LG opened up press day with a whimper on the mobile end of things. If you’re into OLED and/or Ultra HD TVs, then perhaps there was reason to be a bit more excited, as they announced a myriad of options for your viewing pleasure.
But back to mobile. They’ve gotten my attention with the Nexus ... Read More »
Motorola just released a teaser video for CES with the short message “stay unplugged.” We don’t know exactly what products they are hyping up, but it likely has something to do with the connected home.