Category Archives: Smart Home Oddities

Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper With Smart Connect Review

Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper With Smart Connect Review

A newborn can be very demanding and sometimes difficult to please. Getting a break, while the infant is calm is a parent’s dream, but it doesn’t happen too often. However, there is a solution and that is the Fisher-Price Deluxe Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. This sleeper is very unique, in that it can be… Continue reading »

D-Link DCH-S160 Wi-Fi Water Sensor Review

D-Link DCH-S160 Wi-Fi Water Sensor Review

A water leak can occur without a moment’s notice, leaving the furniture, heirlooms and family photos in ruin. This would be a catastrophic event that could cost thousands to repair. Plus, it could potentially mean that some of the non-replaceable, damaged items would be gone for good. Instead of taking these risks, homeowners, tenants and… Continue reading »

Enhancing The Heating And Cooling System With The Keen Home Smart Vent

Keen Home, a Smart Home startup, launched its first Smart Home product in November 2015. The Smart Vent System allows users to mange the airflow in every room in their home. It was first available in Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers, with over 35,800 units sold in the first 12 months.  

Things To Know About Upgrading A Home Garage With Garageio

Things To Know About Upgrading A Home Garage With Garageio

When most homeowners feel it is time to upgrade their garage, they automatically think of the Chamberlain MyQ, a retrofit device that makes garage door openers smarter. The MyQ offers simple smarts, with remote access and monitoring capabilities. However, the company’s partnerships are limited to the Nest Learning Thermostat.  

4 Wi-Fi Routers Designed For Smart Homes

4 Wi-Fi Routers Designed For Smart Homes

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wi-Fi Gigabit Router (R7000) Are you tired of paying that monthly fee for your network provided router that doesn’t even perform like it is supposed to? Well, you are not alone. In fact, most users are tired of paying and receive a crappy provided router. This is why users are… Continue reading »

Rely On Hologram Barbie To Remind Your Child When To Brush Their Teeth

Rely On Hologram Barbie To Remind Your Child When To Brush Their Teeth

Since the release of the first Barbie in March 1959, Mattel has constantly updated the doll to keep up with the going trends. In 2015, Mattel released its Hello Barbie, a conversational doll that changed how little girls felt about the iconic toy. Well, Mattel has something a little different in mind for Barbie, this… Continue reading »

A Comprehensive CarLock Advanced Real Time Car Tracker And Alert System Review

A Comprehensive CarLock Advanced Real Time Car Tracker And Alert System Review

According to a 2015 report released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), there were an estimated 707,758 motor vehicle thefts reported nationwide, up 3.1 percent from the year before. The 2015 statistics show that a motor vehicle was stolen every 45 seconds in the United States and only 13.1 percent of those cases were… Continue reading »

Target Show Room Reopens, Displaying Its Own Smart Lamp

Target Show Room Reopens, Displaying Its Own Smart Lamp

Target reopened its San Francisco-based showroom, which features an array of Smart Home products. Open House officially opened in July 2015 to give consumers hands-on experience with Smart devices. The company will begin selling its own Internet-connected Smart Lamp online under Threshold, a premium home furnishings brand.  

Exploring The Ways Tenants Can Take Advantage Of Smart Home Tech

Many renters think that it would be useless to try installing Smart Home gadgets in their apartment or condo. There is always the risk of angering the landlord or violating the lease agreement. However, there are ways to integrate Smart Home tech into your living environment, without taking any risks  

Amazon And Google Will Add A New Function To Their AI-Based Speakers That Will Allow Users To Make And Receive Phone Calls

Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home are two of the most popular Smart speakers on the market. Both devices deliver an array of features that makes the user’s life easier and more comfortable. As of now, users can deliver pizza and sync music from their favorite streaming services directly from both of these Bluetooth speakers.  … Continue reading »