Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the system could be a boon to those living off the electric grid. But what does it mean for the average household?
Google’s Nest opens its platform so the smart thermostat and smoke detector can communicate with other appliances and apps.
Inductive charging (also known as “wireless charging”) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. Typically this is accomplished using an induction coil to create an alternating electromagnetic field from within a charging base station, and a second induction coil in the portable device takes power from the electromagnetic field and converts it back … Continue reading TechTop: Qi Inductive Charging
Do you worry about hackers gaining access to your Smart House? Truth is the more connected our technology becomes, the more data our devices and appliances can gather about us. That data can be shared in ways we don’t anticipate or can be revealed as part of larger breaches. In a speech at International CES, Edith … Continue reading Bitdefender Box protects your Smart House
If you thought the new Samsung ActiveWash was pretty cool just wait…there’s more. LG has also debuted a washer at the International CES 2105 show with a new washer category of their own. LG’s revolutionary TWIN Wash System enables two separate loads to be washed simultaneously with a space-efficient mini washer located in the pedestal. The new … Continue reading LG Twin Wash system
If you haven’t heard yet, Samsung just unveiled a new washing machine with a built-in sink so that you can pre-treat stained clothing and drop them directly into the washer. The latest top load washer from Samsung features ActiveWash technology. With built-in water jets under its lid and a surface for scrubbing out stains homeowners without … Continue reading ActiveWash from Samsung
The Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2015 collection tells optimistic color stories that reflect a brightened outlook and adventurous spirit for the year ahead. Sherwin-Williams color experts researched trends in art, fashion, science and pop culture to determine which 40 colors that make up the color forecast. The colors are grouped into four palettes: Chrysalis, Voyage, Buoyant and Unrestrained. “We’re seeing a … Continue reading Sherwin-Williams 2015 Colormix Color Forecast