Of all the mechanical devices in homes today that could be made better by adding an electronic element, the lowly door lock appears the ripest for picking. This is supported by the fact there are several companies that have created “smart” locks, which includes the iPhone-managed Kevo and Lockitron. And currently, serial entrepreneur Jason Johnson and designer Yves Behar are the latest to get into the lock industry with the opening of their corporation, August, and its introduction product, the… Continue reading
Over the years technology in the form of smart phones, more powerful desktops and mobile devices has become an integral part of family life. Mothers use smart phones to capture the priceless moments in their children’s lives while other tech gadgets can entertain the whole family with games, movies, etc. In 2013, we are already seeing a trend of family oriented tech gadgets inspired to assist with the needs of families across the globe, which is why we’ve complied our… Continue reading
Losing sleep can be a very frustrating experience and one that really takes its toll on our stressful lives. There is nothing worse than going to bed expecting to drift off into a lovely deep sleep only to find yourself tossing and turning as you try to get comfortable. And the longer you stay awake, the worse it gets; until you ultimately give up and admit defeat, leaving you exhausted for the next day.
It can be even worse… Continue reading
Not every situation warrants having an elaborate alarm system installed. There is a security option that uses a GSM motion detector alarm system. The system does not require an external power source or a connection to a land line telephone. It is a remote-controlled motion detector that operates for six months on a CR123 lithium battery. Owners insert a SIM into the small device so that it can call out or send an SMS over the mobile phone network.
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Your cell phone is one of the most important devices that has evolved over the last five years. Not too long ago, cell phones were used to answer calls or text. Now, it’s a whole different ball game.
That mini-computer/phone can perform all sorts of tasks from supplying directions and playing music to controlling your home’s heating and cooling elements from afar.
This ability to control your house’s temperature is a convenience breakthrough. In an effort to save money during… Continue reading
TV has become less about watching and more about interaction. You may find that you gradually stop using the remote and will start talking and gesturing to your TV instead. The technology is here, but how will it be applied to your living room?
Fighting Over the Remote – No More!
Is this picture familiar to you? You are sitting on a sofa with your other half fighting over the remote because one of you wants to watch the latest… Continue reading
A home cinema room can be an exhilarating experience: the comfort and view of a cinema front-row seat, shared privately with your family and friends. However, lack of adequate soundproofing can result in your theatre becoming a tearjerker. Neighbours may complain and your sound quality may suffer – moreover, anyone else in the house will appreciate the silence. When faced with these, most generally opt to hire expensive renovating services – a process that can cost great amounts of time… Continue reading
For people who seek the highest possible quality in home entertainment, home cinema systems feature highly on the list of must have tech gadgetry. One of the main components of a good home cinema system is the Blu-ray Player. But just what is Blu-ray technology and why is it one of the most important components?
Blu-ray Versus DVD
Energy saving is a hot topic these days. With rising bills combined with stagnant economies all over the world, it makes more and more sense to try and save as much as possible. With that in mind, here are some of the best gadgets around that will help you save a little bit of juice. Remember, lots of little savings add up to more than you might think!
If you are currently not at home, stop whatever… Continue reading
Technology is brilliant fun, especially when you harness it to create a powerful cinema experience like that of a home theatre set up. Sitting watching your favourite movie on a large screen with surround sound and a drink cold from the fridge.
But the thing about home theatre systems is that they are often set up poorly and not designed for optimal performance – which means that large sums of money go wasted on systems that will never deliver what… Continue reading
Even though there a great many games made for children, very few of them are high quality. Unfortunately, making software for younger age groups has in the past been an excuse for publishers to put out substandard fare on the basis that its youthful audience will not recognise the poverty of their offerings, and parents will be too distracted to notice. With this sad state of affairs in mind, here is a brief guide to some well made games that… Continue reading
Blancho Bedding Review
Blancho Bedding is an online bedding store that provides exceptionally, high quality bedding accessories. They provide and maintain a huge inventory of bedding sets, bedroom accessories, home décor and other textile items clearly arranged in an easy-to find manner on the website; accessible by style, color or brand. Blancho Bedding does not only provide you the selected high quality bedding accessories, they also offer their brand of bedding sets and accessories. They source their products from… Continue reading