Automation

“What now Alexa?”

Alexa had a very good Christmas, with the app reaching number 1 as the most downloaded on Christmas Day. Devices with Amazon Alexa became very popular gifts to give over Christmas, with the voice assistant used by many devices including Lightwave smart home lighting dimmers, electrical sockets and heating controls. Although Amazon doesn’t release its sales figures, it has been said there have been...[Read More]

Futuristic Style Home Automation with Linear Actuators

Linear actuators have been utilized in the manufacturing sector, and they are increasingly essential for home appliances and domestic uses. The industrial actuators (see more at http://12vactuators.com/industrial-actuators) are necessary in automating homes that are now futuristic unlike before, as they are technologically smart, secure and comfortable. Home automation gives more leeway to control...[Read More]

First Look – Thing Launcher

There was a time not so long ago when custom launchers ruled the roost. Google’s own offering was pretty basic and unimaginative, and the stock versions pre-installed by many OEM’s were at times shocking. Now with Google making their Now/Nexus/Pixel launcher with it’s Google services integration available to all, and OEM’s generally toning down their own modifications the h...[Read More]

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