Tag: smart home

Making Your Home Smart: Part 6 – The Bathroom

By Christine Persaud
We can all appreciate making rooms of the home like the living room, kitchen, bedroom, basement, and even the backyard smart, as discussed in the first five parts of this six-part series. And there are, believe it or not, ways to make the bathroom smart, too.

The Smart Speaker Category is Growing, With New Models Launched at (or Around) IFA 2018

Christine Persaud
While Apple and Google have dominated the market for the last year, with Apple recently joining in with its HomePod, several other products have been coming to market of late, like the Sonos One, which works with Alexa voice control (Google Assistant support coming soon), the Harman Kardon Invoke, which works with Microsoft’s Cortana voice assistant, the 808 Audio XL-V, and many more.

Making Your Home Smart: Part 5 – The Bedroom

By Christine Persaud
You might think that the bedroom is off limits for tech smarts beyond potentially a television, a basic clock radio, and a charging cable for your phone to sit on your nightstand, right? Wrong.

Standards and Ethics a Much-Needed Response to Tech Advances, AI Developments

by Lee Rickwood
Today’s information and technology ecosystem is already transforming the way governments, businesses and private citizens live, work and perhaps even think, so “the ethical use of AI and data will be critical not only for our future economy, but how we function as a society.”

Back-to-School Gadget Round-up

By Christine Persaud
Ready to head back to class, or get your child prepared to head off to high school, college, or university? Make sure you check these gadgets off the shopping list before finalizing your purchases.

Making Your Home Smart: Part 4 – The Backyard

By Christine Persaud
In the first three parts of this series, we’ve looked at how you can make the kitchen, living room, and basement  smart. Here, we’ll look at a room that isn’t technically a room in your home, but rather a space right outside of it: the backyard.

Making Your Home Smart: Part 3 – The Basement

By Christine Persaud
The basement can either be a forgotten part of your home, where you store your seasonal decorations and boxes of items you never bothered opening when you moved in. Or, it can be a full finished oasis, complete with a theatre or games room, playroom for the kids, or perhaps even a home office.