Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Apple Updates HomePod with AirPlay – But Is That Enough?

While Amazon and Google have seen success with their smart home speakers, the usually popular Apple brand is struggling to connect with the market....
pet convenience

When Does Pet Convenience Trump Safety – If Ever?

Pet owners are always looking for innovative, smart home solutions that will help them take care of their pets; especially in this day and...
alexa blueprint

Customize Your Smart Home Assistant With Alexa Blueprint

There’s smart home customization and then there’s the new Alexa Blueprint, which allows everyday users to skip the complicated development process to create a...
smart technology help save our environment

Can Smart Technology Help Save Our Environment?

There’s a lot of chatter about smart home technology, and whether or not it is good for us, for our kids, for our pets,...
Amazon Expands Hands-Free Calling & Messaging to Fire Tablets

Amazon Expands Hands-Free Calling & Messaging to Fire Tablets

It just got even harder to avoid your friends and family. Amazon has added their suite of Fire tablets to the list of devices that...

Round Up: Apple HomePod Reviews

The highly anticipated and frustratingly delayed Apple HomePod was finally released. So, does it live up to the hype? Spoiler alert: people are #notimpressed with...
smart home speaker wars

Smart Home Speaker Wars: Amazon vs. Google vs. Apple

Three big names in technology – Amazon, Google, and Apple – now officially have smart home speakers available to purchase. Each speaker, at its...
Types of Smart Device Users

5 Types Of Smart Home Users

Smart home automation attracts all kinds of users. Here are the five types of smart home users that I have come across:   The Bandwagoner The...
digital assistants

Digital Assistants Set Sights on Gadget Domination

What is artificial intelligence (AI) going to do this year? The same thing it does every year, or course: try to take over your...
smart bathroom

Is It Time to Get Smarter About Our Bathrooms?

While the thought of a smart toilet might seem like an overindulgence for rich people, it can actually have some positive environmental factors that...