Posts in the Category: Reviews

I was given an Annke Sparkle I to review. This was a brand I had not heard of yet but was excited to see how it stacked up against other IP cameras. To begin, it’s important to note that this is a cloud-based IP camera. Unlike my post on Foscam’s IP Cameras, this camera uses   

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Amazon released a Sling TV promotion providing even more incentive for early adopters to get a no-contact trial with Sling TV. What is Sling TV? Sling TV, created by Dish Network, provides you with popular channels through a no-contract, HD streaming service for only $20 a month. It’s a new service, and there’s really nothing   

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Why buy a Wifi Thermostat? Wifi Thermostats promise to impress friends and save home owners money on their monthly utility bills.  Sometimes called “smart thermostats”, these wifi enabled thermostats have capabilities far above what a regular thermostat can offer. Wifi Thermostat Features Learn your daily routine and adjust temperatures when you are away/arrive Know the   

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Most iPad owners use their iPads for consumptive uses. The folks at Businessinsider.com found that 37% use their iPad primarily for internet browsing, 21% for email and social media, and only 18% for other apps. Getting an iPad to be a good productive device requires an app that you’ll enjoy using as much as a   

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Fitness trackers provide data on your activity level and fitness by monitoring your movements as you wear them on your wrist or elsewhere. By using accelerometers, a fitness tracker can deduce whether you are sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, or running. While this data can be surprisingly accurate and helpful, a fitness tracker with heart rate   

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“We need milk, eggs, and orange juice on our next grocery trip.” “I’ve got to remember to rotate the tires on the car.” “I need to remember to pick up that wedding gift.”   Get Organized Most of us have to-do’s like this bouncing around in our heads as we try to remember them. These   

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Dropbox is a fantastic application that really makes sharing and syncing files easier.  Dropbox has been around for awhile, but it is still seen as a file storage/backup application rather than a file syncing/sharing application.  There’s a big difference. As soon as you install the free Dropbox download, you get 2.5GB for free.  The application   

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Using rechargeable batteries to power your electronics saves money and is better for the environment.  The cost of a standard AA battery is about .30 cents.  An Eneloop rechargeable AA battery costs $2.50 and .04 cents for each recharge.  I made a graph below illustrating that a rechargeable battery will begin to save you money   

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