Category: Home Tech

Forget Wearable Tech. Livable Tech is the Star of CES 2014

The hot buzzword for the event this year is “wearable tech” and almost every major vendor will showcase some piece of jewelry, apparel or accessory that is tech-based and Internet enabled. While this is surely a trend the big star of the show is actually what will happen inside your home. I’m calling it “livable tech.”

January 08 / 2014
Author David Marine
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6 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Warmer and Cozier This Winter

Whether you’ve just moved into your new place like I have, or need some new easy tips on keeping all corners of your home snug and pleasant; here are 6 really easy ways to make sure your home is warm and cozy this holiday/winter season.

Shut Up and Take My Money Because I Need thingCHARGER in My Home

File this under the “why didn’t I think of that” file because thingCHARGER is so simple, it’s genius. If your kitchen is anything like mine, you probably have a dozen different things plugged into your outlets. You’ve got a couple of phone chargers, tablet chargers, possibly a wireless speaker, a mixer, a clock, a coffee maker and a few other things that have to be plugged in at any given time

December 12 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Xbox One Wants to Be the Center of Your Home

There once was a man who had a plan for how his company could take over the world. Like a magician using slight of hand, this master of illusion made the world think his plan would come to fruition through the working force world where nearly everyone would be familiar with his company’s name. But [...]

November 20 / 2013

Playstation 4: How Your Home Will Change with Next Gen Consoles

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The time when new gaming consoles and hundreds of new games are released just in time for the holiday season. This week is the start of the latest edition of the gaming wars as Sony releases its Playstation 4 just a week ahead of the new console from Microsoft, the Xbox One

November 13 / 2013
Author David Marine
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DoorBot: For Those With Really Popular Homes

I’m all about automating my home. Manage my DVR from my iPhone? Done. Adjust temperature from my tablet? Not a problem. Answering my front door while I’m away? Now that just sounds silly.

November 12 / 2013
Author David Marine
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The Coolest Way to Print Camera Phone Photos at Home

I no longer own a camera. Scratch that. I no longer have just a digital camera in my home. My wife and I both use our iPhones as our primary cameras now. Chances are the smartphone in your pocket, purse or man-purse is used more for photos than anything else. We’re obsessed with pictures, but you’ve probably noticed we’ve stopped printing them.

September 30 / 2013
Author David Marine
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A Hamper/Washer/Dryer All in One

A Hamper/Washer/Dryer All in One

September 09 / 2013

A Robot that Protects Your Yard from Intruders

PatrolBot Mark II which is a telepresence robot that will deter intruders using gentle deterrence in the form of a light, horn, or water sprayer.

August 29 / 2013

How To: Create a Backyard Movie Screen

How To Create a Backyard Movie Screen in 6 Easy Steps