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Smart Solar House To Undergo Testing

05/23/2014, In this day and age, there are many kinds of “smart” items out there, ranging from smart cars to smartphones and perhaps in the near future, smart houses. Having said that, Sekisui House Ltd, Toshiba Corp and Honda Motor Co Ltd have announced that all...

Roombots Pave The Way For Reconfigurable Furniture

05/23/2014, Have you watched X-Men: Days of Future Past in the cinemas already? It is definitely worth checking out, especially the way the sentinels work and function. Well, I suppose it is somewhat similar to the scene in Transformers: Age of Extinction trailer,...

First Call Chair Lets You Talk In Private

05/23/2014, Do you have a gut feeling that this world has gotten a little less private? I suppose with all the leaks that has been happening around us, not only where upcoming hardware is concerned, but also the private lives of celebrities and politicians being...

Steam Delivers In-Home Streaming

05/21/2014, If you thought that Steam has been the bees’ knees all this while, having garnered more than 75 million active users (as of January this year, despite the hiccups) – with that number set to growth even more of course, here is some news that might...

Google Stresses That Nest Will Remain Ad-Free

05/21/2014, Advertising – it is just about anywhere and everywhere that you look. Product placements in movies have definitely grown by an exponential amount in this day and age, and not only that, just about any and every app that you use would come with an...

Kwikset’s Kevo Unlocks Doors Via Bluetooth

05/21/2014, Coming home and unlocking your door to let yourself in is something we’re all familiar with. However there are times when your hands might be full, whether it be with bags of groceries, books, or carrying a child, and trying to reach into your pockets...

Nest Issues Product Recall For “Protect” Smoke Detector

05/21/2014, Nest, for those unfamiliar, is a company by former Apple executive, Tony Fadell. The company has launched a smart thermostat and just last year, they launched Protect, which was a smart smoke detector. One of the features of Protect was the ability to...

Sleep Number Announces $1,000 Entry-Level Smart Mattress

05/20/2014, Earlier this year at CES 2014, a company called Sleep Number introduced what they were calling smart beds. Basically these beds came with sensors that would be able to register all sorts of information about the sleeper, thus allowing the user to monitor...

Light Switch Operated By Dog To Assist The Disabled

05/19/2014, The disabled who happen to own a guide dog of their own will definitely be able to let you know of just how much easier their lives are with the presence of these beautiful four legged creatures. While smart homes with smart bulbs do come in handy from...

Samsung WW9000 Washing Machine Gets Smart

05/19/2014, Are washing machines supposed to be smart? I would like to think so, at least to a certain extent considering how there is all sorts of new technology over the years such as fuzzy logic and the like in home appliances. The Samsung WW9000 washing machine...

SunOyster Outdoes Commercial Rooftop Solar Panel Performance

05/12/2014, Going green seems to be the big theme these days, and we all want to do our part by driving hybrid vehicles or electric cars, bringing our own shopping bags whenever we head to the store, and of course, installing some rooftop solar panels along the way....

Cortana Hacked And Used For Home Automation

05/09/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use your smartphone to control your home appliances? Well, we suppose that is technically possible, thanks to apps and devices like the WeMo or the D-Link WiFi Smart Plug, but wouldn’t it be cooler if you could...

LG Introduces Premium Smart Appliances Which “Chat”

05/06/2014, LG, the South Korean consumer electronics giant, has introduced its latest range of premium smart appliances which are able to “chat” – allowing consumers to communicate in a convenient and personal manner. The revolutionary HomeChat messaging...