Synology has another winner on their hands for home offices of small businesses with the Diskstation DS1515 Network Attached Storage system. This is an expandable five-bay NAS with a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and four Gigabit LAN ports for redundancy. The DS1515 provides incredibly reliable storage for your business’s growing needs starting at $649.99.
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I remember the days when we had to worry about the ADP person coming in on a Saturday morning to hook up the security in my Mom’s house. Took him all day long, and I’m pretty sure it was expensive.
If you were a fan of our review of the Cubesensors review, you’ll be happy to know that there’s a new model of the popular home sensors, called the Koto, launching today on Indiegogo! Koto is an updated and stylish way to help you sleep better, as well as keep your family healthy through monitoring your home environment. Created by… Read More ›
My son has a TARDIS nightlight, which I am pleased with because it sets him up well to be exposed to good science fiction early in life. I’m always looking for similar cool ideas for him, so I was very excited to take a look at 3D Cartoon LED lamps in the form of Ironman and Minions…perfect for my son!
With plenty of options out there on the market for home security, Swann Communications decided to take it upon themselves to create the do-it-yourself way with their Swann One Smart Home Equipment, and gave us the opportunity to review it!
As you already know, I really enjoy Satechi’s products. They all are very well made, and there is nothing different when it comes to their Aluminum Power Strip.
TRNDlabs has a winner on it’s hands with its new SKEYE Mini Drone. This quad-motored drone is simple to use and can be flown by a beginner in less than 5 minutes. It’s got an onboard 2MP 720p camera and comes with a microSD card for capturing your flight. It sells for $99 and you’ll be flying in no time!
Epson’s Home Cinema 730HD is an entertainment Projector that we had an opportunity to review, and it honestly didn’t disappoint. Prior to the Epson 730HD I’ve only had experience with one other projector, but the comparison between the two are virtually day and night. The $649.00 projector is the home theatre experience that you’d expect to see on something from… Read More ›
You know what’s better than a good night’s rest? A good night’s rest on a mattress that you helped create, according to how YOU want to sleep. There are plenty of mattresses on the market, but are you ready to spend thousands for comfort — especially when you can do the same thing for less money?
I try to pack my lunch daily, in an effort to both save money and make sure my lunch is healthy. We also pack food all the time for my son with food allergies. So in my house, we appreciate a good lunchbox, and the black+blum Box Appetit has definitely met our high standards!
The 1TB Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC is quite a nice portable hard drive. It’s a portable storage solution that’s also rugged and comes with some neat security features. It has shock protection, water resistance, and dust resistance. It has a built-in USB 3.0 cable for easy connectivity and can use NFC technology to unlock decryption and it’s available for $129.99.
Cambridge Audio is back with a 2.1-channel speaker base, the TV5, perfect for a reasonably priced upgrade to your home’s audio system. It’s a sleek speaker base with built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming. At $399, it’s a beautiful addition underneath any size TV and you won’t need an external subwoofer to make sure the bass is pumping.
Do you have way too many things to charge and not enough outlets to charge them all? Or do you have annoying little USB cubes in every port with one or two devices charging and want to free up clutter?
Seems like 2015 is the year of the smart home, with more and more products coming out weekly that will make sure your home is more in touch with you, even when you’re not there. So that’s where Swann, a global leader in security monitoring announced their secure yet smart home solution that not only makes your home more automated,… Read More ›
As a teenager I had a friend named Nick who was infamous for losing his house keys and as a result would have to crash at my house until his parents got home. Eventually they installed a garage door code that he could input to let himself in without using a key.
I can’t say I love cleaning, but I do love the end result. It’s nice to have a space that doesn’t feel gross and dirty. We recently had the chance to review the “Grout Gator”, a tool designed to get tiled surfaces clean while being more efficient than traditional methods. But does it work, and is it worth the cost?
Edyn, the connected garden sensor, announced on July 1st that they struck an exclusive retail partnership with The Home Depot. This smart garden device is solar-powered, Wi-Fi enabled, and water and fertilizer resistant. Plus, you can use the Edyn iOS app to find out how to maximize your garden’s health! The Edyn Garden Sensor is available now for $99.97.
Coming from a guy who uses a Home Theater PC (HTPC) daily in both his living room and bedroom, the Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard k400 Plus is THE perfect keyboard for PC-to-TV use. It’s lightweight, easy to use, has a built-in touchpad for mouse control, and exceptional battery life. The k400 Plus can be purchased from Logitech for $39.99.
Let’s be honest. A SmartHome is a better home these days. And with it being warmer and warmer outdoors, especially with three consecutive 90 degree days in the summer here in Washington, DC, you want to make sure the environment that you live and sleep in is healthy enough for you. Being someone with Respiratory Asthma, air quality and humidity… Read More ›
Polk Audio describes the Polk Audio Omni S2 wireless speaker as “The First Great-Sounding Wireless Music System.” That’s a bold claim for a wireless speaker that costs under $180 and comes with multiple grills. If the claims ring true the S2 is a great deal. The key of course is, “If the claims ring true…” According to Polk Audio the… Read More ›
The Synology BeyondCloud Mirror (BC214se 2300) is without doubt, the best Network Attached Storage device I’ve ever reviewed. It comes with two 3TB Seagate NAS Hard Drives pre-installed and its simple plug-and-play setup will have you up and running in less than 5 minutes. It’s the perfect setup for your personal entertainment center. It is available now for $369.99.