Smarty House Part 8 – Locks But No Bagels

Editor’s Note – This is the eighth part of an ongoing series by journalist and geek Marty Winston in his quest to design the...

Ransomware Can Be Far Worse Than Just Inconvenient

Most of us have become aware of the dangers of malware - software that can infect our computers, install viruses, lock up our screens,...

GoGoGrandparent – Get Uber and Lyft Without a Smartphone

The older we get, the harder it is to get from point A to point B. That poses a real dilemma: keep driving and...

When A Smarthome May Not Be So Smart

Editor's Note: At this week's CES extravaganza in Las Vegas we anticipate being overwhelmed by new devices for home automation, connected homes, and the Internet of...

Netgear Orbi – Whole House Wi-Fi With A Twist

My home network is terrible. I live in a townhouse that is long and narrow with four levels of space. It was built with...

Belkin’s Valet Charge Power Pair – For Apple Watch and iPhone

You could make the case that finding an easy way to charge both your iPhone and your Apple Watch is the kind of first...

The Walls May Not Have Ears – But Amazon Echo and...

Guest Column by Paul Bischoff Editor's Note - This article was originally published on Comparitech.com and is used here by permission of the author.   The...

Smart Homes and the 50+ Consumer – Making More Sense

If you haven’t taken the plunge yet into turning your dwelling into a smart home, maybe it’s time to get started. Why? Some new...

The Roost Connected Battery Morphs Into a Smarter Smoke Detector

There are lots of smart home gadgets on the market that are fun and designed for gadget-happy people like me. Automate when your lights...

Smarty House Part 7 – Turning Blue

Editor’s Note – This is the seventh part of an ongoing series by journalist and geek Marty Winston in his quest to design the...