Let’s face it, going out to eat can be very expensive. We all love tender cuts of meats, and even more delectable side dishes. But would you believe me if I told you that you could make the same fabulous dishes in your own kitchen?
Chances are your traditional ice tray makes the same old ice time and time again that when you go to create your beverage of choice, not only does the ice just look cloudy due to impurities causing the ice to come out opaque, chances are the ice doesn’t hold up very long.
I’m married to a man who enjoys brewing his own beer; Kev has a shop with a section dedicated to the equipment needed for mixing, brewing, proofing, and serving homebrew, and he has invested plenty of dollars and copious amounts of time into his hobby. I fully expected snark when I started reviewing the PicoBrew Pico, because it’s cheating, right?
When I was a kid, I kept a diary. It locked with a cheap brass closure, and my brother soon figured out how to pick it. I wasn’t writing state secrets or scandalous notes, but it was a private space for me to ruminate, and it was easily violated. If I’d had an FPLife Lockbook, things would have been different.
I love having a home that is increasingly “smart-enabled.” We have two fans with light kits, a Thermostat and an increasingly large number lights that are “smart.” All of it connects and is controlled through our Amazon Echo, but there are times when you don’t want to use your smartphone or voice for control. Enter the fantastic Logitech POP.
If you like the Click & Grow way of doing things, but you aren’t sure if you want to invest in their Herb Garden, then you might want to check out their new DIY Indoor Garden. At $29.99, it’s a great way to get started with indoor gardening! What do you get for $29.99? The kit includes “9 plant cups with…
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.
When you’re expecting your second child, many thoughts run through your mind containing both excitement and worry. Levana’s Willow Video Baby Monitor 2 camera set aims to make sure that once baby #2 arrives, you can at least feel like you can be in two places at once with its clear video and two-way audio.
Lutron is one of the more popular names you might hear when it comes to home automation and “smart home” gadgets today. We had a chance to check out their Caseta Wireless light switch, so let’s dive right in.
If the idea of putting a classic wooden knife block on your kitchen counter just doesn’t appeal to you, then you might have considered putting them in a drawer. That’s torture on your knives; they’ll rattle against each other, eventually becoming dull. Look for a knife block with a modern, architectural style, one like the Edge of Belgravia Black Diamond.
My family is pretty invested in Amazon’s ecosystem – Kindle readers, Kindle Fire tablets, Fire TV on our main TV, and Echo devices throughout. Perhaps my LEAST favorite of all the Alexa devices has been the Amazon Tap – but now that has been corrected.
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.
I’m in the market for a 3D printer for many reasons, so when Monoprice offered to loan me their Maker Ultimate 3D Printer to review I jumped at the chance. It was easy to set up and use, but it is not quite ready for people who just want to press print. So, what makes it great? Let’s find out.
Elgato is one of the more popular brands today that are completely compatible with Apple’s HomeKit. Their accessories make sure that you can improve your comfort by knowing more about your home with things like the Eve Energy, Eve Room and Eve Window. Their latest product, the Eve Light Switch is made to make sure that you can always control…
If you’re looking for a good soundbar for your home but don’t want to break the bank, you should check out the Pyle Wi-Fi Soundbar. After mounting my television, one thing that I was truly missing was a good soundbar. I searched around a bit, looking for what would not only take up too much space but would look elegant with my…
If you’re looking for a great way to juice and “eat clean”, you should check out the JUISIR by iTaste, an innovative cold-press juicer that will make sure that you stick to that New Year resolution you made a month ago.
Beer is getting smarter, there’s no denying it. First commercial taprooms introduced network-aware tap systems, then came pour-your-own tasting bars that charge by the ounce.
There are plenty of smart home products out on the market, but none quite as unique as the August Smart Lock. August sent over the popular smart home product that promises the user the ability to control access from anywhere, all without changing the look or lock on the outside of your door. So let’s get into it.
Uuni is back again with a HUGE improvement to their pizza oven line. The Uuni Pro portable pizza oven was announced today, which boasts twice the cooking surface of the Uuni 2s, offers multiple fuel options, and can still cook a pizza in only 90 seconds. The Uuni Pro can be pre-ordered today on Indiegogo starting at $499.
The Joseph Joseph innovative kitchenware line makes sure that you never go without proper cooking utensils in your home. They sent us over a few of their latest products to check out, and preparing meals has been a delight ever since.
If you’ve been looking for a great start to your smart home in 2017, there’s no better way to begin than with iDevices’ ‘Smart Home Essentials’ kit.