iHome Wi-Fi outdoor smart plug
Setting up outdoor Christmas lights or just something for your backyard deck? This outdoor plug gives you access to smart features like scheduling and even voice control.
Switchmate Motion Activated Snap-On Instant Smart Light Switch
Don't want to go through the complicated process of setting up a full-on smart home system with hubs and connections throughout your home? The Switchmate attaches right to the switch and gives you direct voice control through the mobile Read more [...]
When it went on sale in late September, Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket was the first piece of clothing to integrate Google's Project Jacquard touch-gesture functionality. At $350 a pop, it's not a surprise that the Jacquard by Google app (which is used to customize and control the jacket) shows just 100-500 installs. That means a few hundred people will be delighted to learn that the app just got its first major update, which lets wearers of the Jacquard-woven jacket use gestures that enable Read more [...]
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I've been out of commission on and off for the past few weeks getting some work done on my back, and have neglected the comments thread posts. Funny, saying "getting work done" on a body part makes it sound like an oil change. I could probably use one of those, too. It's no fun getting old. But I digress.
The year is coming to a close, and as usual, it was filled with ups and downs. Next year will be, too. Feelings Read more [...]
With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it would be prudent to put together a list of apps, games, live wallpapers, and watch faces that are appropriately holiday-themed. There are a total of 15 Play Store listings within this list, and each one has been hand-picked. So if you are looking for some great Android-specific apps with a Christmas theme, you have clicked on the right listicle.
Google Santa Tracker
Okay, so Google Santa Tracker is pretty much a prerequisite Read more [...]
Anker PowerCore 5000mAh compact charger
This power charger is so small it fits in your purse or pocket and you won't notice it's there until that fateful day your phone runs out of juice at the worst possible time and Anker saves the day.
Boogie Board LCD writing tablet
It is essentially an Etch A Sketch for the 21st century. Write your note, draw your picture, hit the button to clear it, and start again.
Roku Express media streaming device
Cable companies are happy to over charge you, but Read more [...]