I cook. I clean. I do dishes. The best investment in the latter is a good dishwasher. It saves on time, wondering who’s going to accomplish this task, and frustration because the person didn’t accomplish this task. So a good dishwasher, like the new Bosch AutoAir 500 Series, which has enough space to clean up […]
Netgear has been working overtime lately to insure that you have internet everywhere. Netgear’s Orbi promised to eliminate Wifi dead zones and give you a super fast internet connection. The new router is called the Orbi Outdoor Satellite and this one extends coverage to the outside of your house by up to 2,500 square feet. […]
If you are a broadcaster, media storage on tape is actually your friend. The newest standard – LTO-6 – can keep thousands of scenes, clips and other media. Of course, if you are a bigger production company, you will need larger appliances that can connect and maintain your LTO environment. That is where Cache-A comes […]
We have smart phones, smart meters, smart fridges, smart washers, smart cars and more. We need a central hub to collect and report the Eco-footprint. That is where the Zigbee Alliance comes in. A device (works with most homes) creates a central hub to pair with and communicate to these smart devices. That way if […]
We all knew that appliances will start to get smart. The question is: How smart do they need to be? Maybe smart enough to tell you that junior is in the fridge? Possibly smart enough to let you know that it’s time for some service on your appliance? That is what Kenmore Connect is all […]
Last week, while at Dell OEM Day, we learned a lot about how 3rd parties use Dell to make their appliances. From servers to full on displays. Redbox, for example, has a Dell appliance inside. Here are some of the photos from Dell OEM Day.
Ever wanted to track your energy consumption? Well, Whirlpool and Direct Energy might have the answer with that. In a test going out to 40 homes, energy retailer Direct Energy will test how these Appliances will save and how consumers react. The system will automatically figure out how to manage the devices. Andy McCaskey talks […]
If you are downstairs and want to turn on or off the TV upstairs, you don’t have to run around the house to flip switches. With the Tenrete Smart Plug from PicoWatt, you just have to connect to a web browser and turn off the TV without moving around. If you are away from your […]