Posts by Thomas Giboney

Schlage Smart Locks

Schlage has made quite a name for itself in the Smart Home space lately.  They provide a wide array of ‘smart door lock’ products.  They currently have 3 different types of connected smart locks…     Schlage Sense The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt makes daily life easier and more convenient. Enter an access code on […]

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerators

Samsung has really went all out on their new Family Hub line of smart fridges!  These are the smart refrigerators you keep hearing about that, with an app on your phone, you can see the contents of your fridge from anywhere in the world. Family Hub The Family Hub is actually a connectivity hub that […]

Samsung SmartThings

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Samsung SmartThings. What is SmartThings, you ask?  Well, they want to be THE Smart Home ‘brains’ for the masses.  SmartThings consists of a central hub that every compatible device communicates with.  Some devices have SmartThings connectivity built in, while other, less ‘smart’ devices can be controlled via SmartThings […]

Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch was released in early March and has been a massive success for Nintendo.  Still to this day, it is very difficult to find one in stores or online!  Just goes to show you that Nintendo is still King of Gaming for all ages! Specifics The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid home video […]

Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo Switch)

The wait is almost over! Switch owners will be getting a brand new Mario game on October 27th!   Exciting news for all you Mario fans out there!  An entirely new adventure awaits in Super Mario Odyssey.  It’s looking like such a promising title.  Honestly, I’m freaking out with excitement overload here! This is the […]

Mario + Rabbids (Nintendo Switch)

  It finally happened!  Mario has teamed up with a non-Nintendo based IP! You might recall the Rabbids from Ubisoft.  They’ve been featured in so many games in the past, making their debut on the Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation 2, and MS Xbox 360 back in 2006 in the game Rayman Raving Rabbids.  The next […]

What makes a Smart Home?

We’re already over half-way through 2017.  I know you’ve heard the term ‘smart home’ by now.  You may have an idea of what it means, or you may just think it’s just another type of science fiction future that we probably won’t see in our lifetimes (uhm… flying cars, anyone?).  But seriously, there are various […]

Smart vs Connected Thermostats

Most folks don’t realize, there’s actually two types of ‘connected thermostats’ available today.  There’s the type that have a ‘brain’ of sorts and can learn how best to handle your household.  Then there’s the type that just give you the ability to control them from anywhere and set schedules.     Smart These are the […]

Home Projectors by Optoma

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a huge 100″ HDTV but knew you could never afford a $20k television… then why not spend $800 or less on a projector instead of an HDTV?  Gaming while using an entire wall as your ‘screen’ is one of the most amazing experiences you can have in your home. […]