Tag: apps

Apps That Make Going Green Fun

By now many of us have eagerly (or not so eagerly) joined the “green” bandwagon. If you are like me then you’ve made changes to your daily routine, home, and lifestyle that could potentially have positive effects for our planet and our wallets. However, I have to be honest, going “green” isn’t always the easiest [...]

August 15 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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The Next TV in Your Home Will Not Be Smart But a Dummy

Smart TVs have been talked about for years. Two years ago I was at the Consumer Electronics Show where it was the latest and greatest home entertainment device being showcased. Look at how many apps you can have on your TV! You can read emails on a 50 inch HDTV. Don’t you want to post to Twitter on your flat screen?

June 07 / 2013

Why the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is a Look into the Future of Home

Sci-fi movies and The Jetsons cartoon would have us believe that the future home is minimalistic in nature. Scenes of these home in the future centuries are often portrayed as seemingly sterile environments with fewer objects and often all white decor. I say that’s a false view of the future, or at least the foreseeable future. If anything what is expected to unfold at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week will give us a look into not just what to expect this year, but for the next few decades. Here’s what I think you should be on the lookout for:

January 08 / 2013

5 Great Home Apps for the Holidays

At some point over the next week or so you’ll probably be spending some more time at home than usual, and it’s quite possible that your home will be a little bit more crowded than normal too. Schedules get a bit hectic and it’s nice to have some helpful resources at your disposal to keep your time at home enjoyable and your entertaining on track. We thought we’d see if we can help your home management over the holidays become a bit simpler with some simple but pretty awesome apps.

December 20 / 2012

Can a Video Game System Change Your Home?

There’s a common complaint from many people out there today that video games are somehow bad for you. Well Microsoft is looking to prove that the Xbox 360 can change your living room and the connectivity of your home.

December 08 / 2011
Author David Marine
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The Demolition of Virtual Bricks and Mortar

I’m really torn. Coldwell Banker® is about to launch what we think will be the best real estate website in the industry.  This site will have new search functionality that takes learning from search ideas outside the industry (Pandora, Google, Amazon, iTunes) and applies this to home and agent search.  It also has the best [...]

May 04 / 2010

Phone Home Shopping

The Wall Street Journal released an article this morning talking about how more and more home buyers are using mobile apps to help them find the home of their dreams. The article is a quick read and very much a high level look at how real estate apps are popping up left and right. At [...]

March 10 / 2010