Tag Archive: smarter

Make dumb appliances smarter with a $23 Wemo Mini Smart Plug

These smart plugs are small enough to stay out of your way but can be super helpful to have around the house.

The Wemo Mini Smart Plug fits into any electrical outlet without obstructing others, allowing for two smart plugs to be placed into the same socket. Right now you can grab one for just $ 22.99, down from an average price of around $ 27. This is the best price we’ve seen on these plugs since  [Read More…]

KOHLER is ready to make your kitchen and bathroom a lot smarter

Thanks to KOHLER your bathroom and kitchen are about to get a lot smarter. After all, can you truly say you have a smart home if you neglect the most important seat in the house? Take a look at how you can take your kitchen and bathroom to the next level with the new products KOHLER announced at CES this year.

Veil Lighted Bathroom Collection

KOHLER has created the Veil Lighted Bathroom Collection as an integrated lighting system for your bathroom. The  [Read More…]

Updates to the Ring app will make your home security even smarter

Improve your home security setup for free with all these future updates.

Ring is updating its official Always Home app with Smart Alerts and other new features to help make your home security that much better. If you’re running a Ring camera, like the cameras in the $ 199 Ring Alarm security system, then you will be excited to know the cameras are getting upgraded without you doing a thing.

Smart Alerts will use your Ring Protect  [Read More…]

Snatch up this $29 bundle and be much smarter with Microsoft Office

As much as we like to use Google Docs and Sheets for our general office needs, sometimes we have to turn to bigger and more powerful tools. Microsoft Office, the leader in the space for many years, continues to be the standard that many customers rely on.

For all of the stuff that you do know about Office, we bet there’s five times as much that you don’t. We’re willing to bet you can’t identify half of the icons and  [Read More…]

Deebot 901 review: Cleaning your house just got smarter and easier

A few weeks ago I adopted the Ecovacs Deebot 901 when it arrived on my doorstep. I lovingly named it Suckatron and quickly realized it would become an essential member of the household. Before we go any further, I do want to mention the Deebot 901 was provided to us by Ecovacs but these are my unbiased opinions about it.

However, I have to admit between the performance, the app, and support for Alexa and Google Assistant I love this  [Read More…]

Canada Deal: Make everything smarter with the $30 Wemo Mini Smart Plug

You’ll never have to manually flip a switch again with this deal.

Amazon has the Wi-Fi enabled Wemo Mini Smart Plug on sale for just $ 29.99. This is a great deal, especially when you consider a 3-pack of the plugs generally doesn’t drop far below $ 100.

What makes these Wemo smart plugs stand out is their size. You can easily stack two of these in a standard outlet without any issues. You can use the  [Read More…]

Make your kid’s car safer and smarter for $30 or less

Whether you’re rocking a ’67 Impala or your mother’s old minivan, your only need three things to make your car safer and more phone-friendly at the same time.

Android Auto offers a simplified UI in the car with Google Assistant voice commands that let you control the whole thing hands-free. Even better, non-essential notifications are quashed while in Android Auto’s Car Mode, so new emails from work or new Snaps from your friends won’t tempt you to  [Read More…]

AutoPi wants to make every car much, much smarter

In a world where the Internet of Things is becoming more and more a reality, the large majority of cars on the road are still disconnected from that world. Sure, many cars these days come standard with Bluetooth and some even have 4G hotspots baked into them, but for the most part our cars are […]

How to run smarter with the right tech accessories

Finding the right mix of tech to get the most out of your training runs.

Summer is winding down, and by sticking to my nutritional goals and making an effort to fit more walking into my day, I’m already at the halfway mark to reaching my weight loss goals. After battling through a late summer cold that slowed me down, I’m ready to power through Autumn with a running routine supported by a few pieces of tech.

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The $29 Premium PC Power Bundle: 10 apps to make you safer, smarter, more productive (Deal of the Day)

It’s spring which means it is time to get the lawn in order, clean out the home and garage, and generally get things together. Why not use the whole concept of spring cleaning and apply it to your computer? Our Deal of the Day is a bundle of top rated selling computer software. With ten potential titles in […]