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OPCOM Releasing the GrowFrame for Home Farmers

At the start of 2017, Judie wrote a review of the OPCOM GrowBox hydroponic system. It lets her grow a variety of vegetables and herbs inside her home, and it is an impressive system; you can read her review here. At CES 2017, OPCOM introduced the GrowFrame; it looks amazing.



The Nokia 3310 Goes Back to the Basics

The Nokia 3310 was a phone with an iconic look that was as striking as it was simple. Now Nokia has brought it back- at least from an anesthetic perspective. As they put it, the 2017 Nokia 3310 is “A modern classic reimagined.” If you love retro gear you are going to love this phone.


Porsche Design Elevates the Surface Book Design to a New Level

Microsoft is intent on proving Windows 10 runs on hardware that looks as good as the software, and their latest partnership with Porsche Design is a big step in that direction. Porsche Design’s laptop looks like the Surface Book and Macbook Pro realized their rivalry was due to a deep and forbidden love. Basically, it’s shiny, metallic, with a huge…


Samsung Goes Tablet Crazy at MWC

Samsung has been busy at Mobile World Congress, and two new tablets took center stage: the new Tab S3 and a Surface competitor called the Galaxy Book! The Tab S3 is the latest version of Samsung’s Android tablet offerings, and it has all the usual features like an S-Pen and solid battery life, but it goes way above and beyond…




MyManu Announces the First In-Ear Translating Earphones at MWC 2017

If you a frequent traveler, or just want to break the language barrier wherever you are, you should check out MyManu’s CLIK — the World’s first language recognition and live translation in-ear earphones. Being the first to do something isn’t always necessarily a bad thing, and Mymanu knows this, as they took Barcelona by storm this week by announcing that…



The Circle Is Watching You in the Latest Trailer

If you haven’t yet read Dave Egger’s “The Circle“, I highly recommend it. It’s fantastic, building a world around a company that is part Facebook, part Google, where your privacy is an obstacle to their success. When I heard there was a movie being made, I was partially excited and partially concerned. Based on the trailer, the movie will have…



Brilliant Control Finally Makes Your Smart Home Brilliant

The people behind Brilliant Control asked a simple question: “Are you tired of digging for your mobile phone every time you want to adjust your smart lighting, music, or climate systems?” That’s obviously a rhetorical question, and their answer is one that is poised to take the exploding smart home market by storm.