Brother releases new monochrome laser printer line for small offices

Brother International Corporation has announced its latest line of monochrome laser printers and all-in-ones, which includes the HL-2270DW, for the SOHO (Small Office and Home Office) market. Despite the shift from paper to digital information sharing and the fact that we’d all love to save the trees, offices have yet to shake the need for reliable more »

MantelMount makes TVs feather-light with piston power

Flat panel televisions are great, yet they are even better when positioned correctly. What does this mean, exactly? Well, if you’ve have to suffer screen glare, or awkward sitting to find the best viewing spot, you’ve been doing it all wrong. That’s why some genius invented wall mounts to improve on home viewing experiences. By more »

Philips introduces Hue lux LED bulb

LED lighting is transforming the way we light our homes, and “smart” LED lighting takes lighting control to a new level. Now there’s a new smart LED option for homeowners, as Philips, one of the key drivers of the trend, today introduced its Hue lux LED bulb.

Jamo introduces its new Concert Series loudspeaker family

Jamo introduced the second generation of its Concert Series loudspeakers, consisting of 10 models. The series emphasizes high design and superior sound.

Samsung assimilates SmartThings for home automation domination

Without a doubt, the next big frontier for tech companies to focus on is home automation. With wearables still in question about their value and longevity, and the mobile market heavily saturated, new arenas to compete in must be sought out. Naturally, the players you’d expect to be there first – Apple, Google, and Samsung more »

Sous vide like a pro with new WiFi enabled Nomiku

Cooking meals sous vide has gained much attention over the past couple of years. With all the episodes of Chopped and Iron Chef America I watch daily, I see this technique employed at least a few times a week. Why is it so popular? It’s all about time and control. The use of an immersion more »

TechnologyTell Review: D-Link Wi-Fi Audio Extender

If you own a non-wireless speaker and have been wondering if you’ve been missing out, you have. Seriously, wireless is the way to go, especially with such choice of mobile audio streaming. But not everyone is ready and willing to toss out money and replace a perfectly good speaker. I wouldn’t, especially a high-quality favorite. more »

Up your style with eco-friendly Get Together boombox

Consumers have quite the choice of speakers and audio systems to choose from. While the vast majority of them consist of plastic, silicone, and some metal, there are some that take a completely different approach to design. If your cozy living space is a little more laid back and a little less tech-modern, you certainly more »


electroVine hides ugly cords with lush green ivy

I saw this the other day and thought it was a silly idea. An extension cord disguised as ivy vine? How cute. But as my day progressed, I couldn’t help but notice cords all around the house. Just to be clear, I’m the type that keeps cables wrapped, bundled, and hidden (when possible). But sometimes more »

My battle with Nest: The poster child of the smart home revolution exposes its biggest problem

Even after 29 days, Nest still can’t figure me out.

Thermador wraps up its Kitchen Design Challenge with $325,000 in cash and prizes

American luxury kitchen appliance brand Thermador has officially wrapped up its 2012-2013 Kitchen Design Challenge into which talented designers across the country submitted their favorite designs from 2012 and 2013 for deliberation. The contestants submitted outstanding luxurious, inspiring, and breathtaking kitchen designs. Of contestants, 16 regional winners were chosen. Each won $2,500 and all-expenses-paid trip to Souther more »

Sceptre offers color LED HDTV for back-to-school

Even though the summer heat may be far from over, vacation and fun are about to come to a screeching halt. That’s right; August is back-to-school month. While some kids may be groaning, their respective parents could very well be rejoicing! There’s nothing like having more freedom and quiet in a house that has just more »