Tag Archive: Garden


Help save trees when you play SEEDS – The Magic Garden

How would you like to save a tree and make the world a little greener next time you play a game on your phone? That’s exactly what Znavit and the World Land Trust are looking to accomplish with SEEDS – The Magic Garden. Together they have teamed up to help you save and plant trees all over the world by simply playing a game on your phone.

On the surface, SEEDS – The Magic Garden is just another match game.  [Read More…]

Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden

Philips is rolling out a range of Hue outdoor lighting options.

Philips is introducing a range of new Hue lights for outdoor spaces. The new options include wall-mounted lights, spotlights, and a pedestal lamp, and the smart lights are offered in both color and white shades. The outdoor lighting options are weatherproof and can be hooked up to an existing Hue bridge.

Philips says the Lily spotlight can be used to “highlight the key design features  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Play review: Midnight in the garden of good and sequel

The Moto Z2 Play is a great phone, but it’s not a great sequel.

The quick take

Motorola went iterative for its Moto Z Play sequel, announcing it just nine months after the original. It’s not a complete overhaul, and in two major ways is a downgrade, but it’s also one of the most well-rounded and enjoyable-to-use Android phones on the market.

The Good Excellent performance Beautifully made and well-designed Good battery life Commendable camera quality Moto  [Read More…]

Give yourself a digital green thumb with these garden wallpapers!

Gardens are gorgeous.

Gardens have long been a critical part of society. Gardening was one of the first domestic tasks that early humans used to break out of the hunter-gatherer routine, to cultivate food and enable them to settle in one place with a stable supply of food. Even though most people do not need to garden for survival anymore, gardens are an activity that millions around the world still do for a variety of reasons.

Many  [Read More…]

A 360-degree traipse through the Android statue garden

When in Mountain View, one must pay respects to the tasty treats that make up the various versions of Android.

We’re in Silicon Valley this week for Google I/O 2016 — the annual developer conference wherein Google will showcase the best of what’s to come for developers and consumers. And since we’re at (or close enough to) the Googleplex all week, we’re required to make a pilgrimage to the Android statue garden.

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Plants vs. Zombies Heroes will bring Hearthstone gameplay to the garden

PopCap Games and Electronic Arts are adding yet another collectible card game to mobile devices. Plants vs. Zombies Heroes has been announced, which is based on the colorful console and PC game franchise.

The game description sounds very similar to Blizzard’s mega-hit mobile card game Hearthstone:

For the first time ever on mobile, play as either plants or zombies and unlock their lawn-inspiring super powers. Collect hundreds of characters, including new roster favorites from Plants vs. Zombies Garden  [Read More…]

Google’s ‘Android Garden’ at MWC: A place to hang out, have a smoothie and Androidify yourself

Google’s recent advertising strategy is a soft sell, and this is a great example of it.

Trade shows like MWC are hard on people. They involve miles upon miles of walking every day, big crowds, questionable food, little rest and lots of monotony on the show floor. At the same time, by design, you’re constantly being sold on something everywhere you turn. Trade shows are work, for sure. And while we love covering  [Read More…]

GreenIQ and AT&T team up for 3G-enabled Smart Garden Hub

You may already have a smarthome hub for the inside of your house, and now AT&T and a company called GreenIQ are hoping you’ll want a hub for the outdoors as well. GreenIQ has just unveiled the first 3G version of its Smart Garden hub, which is powered by AT&T.

GreenIQ’s Smart Garden Hub allows users to better manage the watering of their garden based on “hyper-local weather information.” In addition to connecting to your garden’s  [Read More…]

This is the PLAYBULB Garden Solar LED Light

The PLAYBULB Garden provides unique lighting features for any special spot in your yard.

Since our first hands-on with the PLAYBULB Rainbow Light, we’ve had a chance to check out the rest of Mipow’s fancy lighting lineup. The outdoor option we’re looking at here is the PLAYBULB Garden — a solar LED light that stakes claim anywhere outside you see fit for novelty nighttime lighting. Included with the Garden are 2 monopods that can be fitted  [Read More…]

Announcing the ‘AC Photo Contest: Garden’ winners!

We waited patiently for the latest photo contest to fill up with great entrants from our members, and we were rewarded with several pages of wonderful pictures. They all had something unique to show, and it was tough to narrow it down to the two eventual winners — read along and see them now.

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