Category Archives: Gadget of the Month

OK, Google, We’re Ready for Google Home

By Patricia L. Garcia OK Google, let’s roll! The much-anticipated Google Home is finally here. Announced at today’s Google’s Hardware Event, the software (and now hardware) company revealed that it has an answer to Amazon’s Echo and it’s ready to ship … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: FLARE Smart Security System

By Amy Olivarez No matter what neighborhood you live in, your family’s safety is a priority. With the current growth of smart home technology, why not apply it to keeping your home — and family — safe? If you have … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: Ketra Natural Lighting Systems

By Drew Knight Wouldn’t it be great if the lighting in your home adjusted naturally with the time of day? Plenty of light in the afternoon and a soft glow right around bedtime? With Ketra’s natural lighting systems, that’s totally … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: Ring Video Doorbell

By Patricia L. Garcia Picture it: someone rings your door bell and you answer — by video. No need to get up from the couch or peek out the window because you don’t answer the door unless you expect company. … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: Philips Illuminate C9 Lights

By Patricia L. Garcia Just in time for the holidays comes Philips Illuminate C9 Lights ($109.99 for a 25-count starter set), which bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to your holiday light show. Who needs IoT for their holiday lights? You … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: Parrot Flower Power

By Drew Knight It’s a beautiful summer day and you’ve just decided that the only thing your new home is missing is a few house plants. You get excited, grab your things and head to the local gardening store. A … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: Ikea’s Home Smart Line

By Nova Hasley Gone are the days one has to worry about pesky wires — Ikea has come out with a new “Home Smart” line that will wirelessly charge your phone, tablet or mobile device. The Home Smart line has … Continue reading

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