What You Need Is A Smartphone-Controlled Air Conditioner

What You Need Is A Smartphone-Controlled Air Conditioner

We’ve already introduced you to the smartphone-enabled piggy bank and smartphone-enabled egg tray. What new wonders will the wizards of gadgetry bring us next? How would you like to control your air conditioner from your smartphone? Wait a minute…that one might actually be useful. [More]

(design boner)

“The Internet Of Things” Means Your Smart Refrigerator Could Launch Cyber Attacks

If you’re unfamiliar with The Internet Of Things, take a look at your phone. It can get on the Internet, right? So can your TV, maybe. Or that fancy new smart refrigerator, it’s a thing, and it can access the Internet. And because the everyday devices we use are so “smart” now, that means they could be turned against you. [More]

You Could Control Your Oven With Your Smartphone. Should You Want To?

You Could Control Your Oven With Your Smartphone. Should You Want To?

Let’s say that you bought a GE wall oven recently. It’s all right, but something is missing from your life. You couldn’t quite articulate what it is, but a recent announcement from GE clarified things. What you needed was the ability to control your oven from anywhere using your smartphone. The good news is that you can fix this grave error on your part after the fact. [More]

Will Smart Appliances Save Me Money While Saving The World?

Will Smart Appliances Save Me Money While Saving The World?

Here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, companies like GE and LG are showing off appliances that should be able to cut into your electric bill. But before you run out and pick one up, there are some things you’ll need to know first. [More]