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How cool is Amazon's Echo?

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

How cool is Amazon’s Echo Talking to a computer and getting a human like response used to be the stuff of Sci-Fi.   Not anymore.   Amazon’s Echo is now for sale…shipping mid month….and it is great fun…and useful.   By default, it goes by the name Alexa and looks like a typical cylindrical Bluetooth speaker...
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Great cooking can get you in hot water: Sous Vide Supreme

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Summer may be barbecue season….but maybe you should cook those ribs in water first What is called Sous Vide cooking has been around for a long time, especially in professional kitchens.   But appliances that bring it into the home are catching on…and for good reason.   Cooking food in sealed plastic...
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The latest connected lock from Kwikset

Monday, June 29, 2015

The latest connected lock from Kwikset The folks at Kwikset are no strangers to embracing new technology and with their Smart Code 916 Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt, they’ve created a great addition that can be used by many connected households.   It will work with a variety of Z-Wave enabled hubs to allow...
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Computer keyboard designed for typists. Cherry MX Board 6.0

Friday, June 26, 2015

A computer keyboard designed for typists I basically write for a living, so you’ll pardon me if I’m partial to something like this.  The Cherry MX Board 6.0 keyboard is out.  The first thing you'll notice is the weight of it.   And then the sound when you begin to type… (sound)… and that goes with the...
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What's brewing in the land of gadgets? Fizzics.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

What’s brewing in the land of gadgets?   How about better beer In the eyes of many, this gadget could be one of the most important arriving on the market this year.    A start up called Fizzics…spelled …f I z z I c s…has developed and crowd funded a gadget that goes by the same name.   CEO Philip Petracca...
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