Amazing Advances in Appliances to Make Your Life Easier

As the world gets smarter, so do our appliances! Brands like Samsung, Whirlpool, and Beko have come up with some innovative advances to make our daily responsibilities more convenient. Here are some of the coolest ones that are setting new standards for home appliances!

Samsung Family Hub

Samsung Family Hub

This is everything you never knew you needed in a refrigerator. It takes a picture of the inside of your fridge every time the door closes, so you can check the contents on your smart phone while you’re out shopping. Download apps to order groceries, look up recipes, leave notes for the family, share photos, play music, search the internet, and even mirror whatever you’re watching on your Smart TV!

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Amazing Tech Made with Raspberry Pi

If you haven’t yet heard of Raspberry Pi, prepare to be amazed. It’s a computer the size of a credit card designed to teach kids programming skills, but kids aren’t the only ones appreciating its many uses. People use these devices to program some seriously cool technology. Take a look at some of the incredible things that exist because of Raspberry Pi!

Erica the Rhino

Erica the Rhino

The University of Southampton’s electronics and computer science team created Erica as part of Marwell Wildlife’s Go! Rhinos campaign, which is a public art exhibition in which rhino sculptures are displayed in Southampton this summer. Members of the tech team digitized Erica using the Raspberry Pi, giving her features like lights, sounds, mobility, Wi-Fi, … Read more...

Creative Things to Do with Your Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Photos

We’re slightly obsessed with Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 cameras. Seriously, how can you not want to take a million pictures with these?

Instax Camera

We love that Wi-Fi cameras can upload photos directly to social media, but we also love having our photos printed right into our hands! These cameras themselves make fashionable accessories, and they let you capture instant memories in cute, credit-card-sized photos. The little squares are fantastic for journaling and decorating spaces like dorm rooms! Here are some of our favorite ways people are using these cute little pics:

Who needs wallpaper when you can have a collage of all your adventures?

Instax Pics

This adorable DIY photo album from for-girls-only.com

Instax DIY Photo Album

Turn them into a clock!

Instax Clock
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The Most Amazing Things Made with 3D Printers

3D printers are some of the coolest examples of the “future” being present in modern technology. We are constantly discovering new, amazing ways to use this innovative manufacturing method, and the things being produced are really incredible. Here are some of the best things people are making with 3D printers:

1. This penguin’s new foot

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Fairfax Media, NZ

This guy should have been in Happy Feet.

2. Prosthetics in general! Look at this!

Prosthetic

3. Awesome jewelry

Homeycomb3D on Etsy
Homeycomb3D on Etsy

 

Honeycomb3D on Etsy
Honeycomb3D on Etsy

4. Food!

There is talk of it even being dispensed in a vending machine in the near future.

5. Musical instruments

Like this guitar

Guitar

and this flute

6. The world’s smallest drill

7.

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Keep Your Home Safe with Smart Technology

Whether we’re coming back from work or a grand vacation, we all love the feeling of going home. That’s why we spend so much time making it perfect, investing in the best appliances, electronics, furniture, décor, and everything that makes home our favorite place to be. With so much value placed on this space, it’s important to remember to keep it safe. Protect your home and everyone in it by installing the necessary items.

Smoke DetectorSmoke and carbon monoxide detectors are required, and the most efficient way to get the benefits of both is to install the Nest Protect 2nd Generation Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm. Choose between wired and battery-powered versions, and feel comfortable knowing the smart technology … Read more...

Relieve Spring Allergies with HEPA Air Filtration

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Spring is in the air… and so is the POLLEN. While some are running into the great outdoors, others are running to the pharmacy for some allergy relief! And it’s not just pollen; there are other air pollutants in our home that can trigger allergy symptoms. The itchy eyes, runny nose and fatigue that come with allergies can be brutal. The use of HEPA filters can help relieve your home of these allergens and thereby reduce your allergy attacks.

 

HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters work by trapping those pollutants that trigger allergies. It’s a type of mechanical air filter that works by forcing air through a fine mesh that traps harmful particles such as pollen, pet dander, dust mites, … Read more...

Wine Cooler Buying Guide

imgresDo you love wine? If the answer is yes, you may have thought about purchasing a wine cooler before. Whether your hobby is to collect exotic or rare vintages, or you just enjoy having plenty of wine on hand for impromptu guests, proper wine storage is a smart investment for you.  Wine is a beverage that, when not maintained properly, can turn into vinegar.  If you are serious about the quality of your wine, a wine cooler will help support its preservation.

Here are some quick tips to help you decide which wine cooler is best for you!

Bottle Capacity

This should be the first thing you consider. Are you a big-time wine collector or are you just a casual … Read more...

Top 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $50

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Have you been looking for some gift ideas to stuff those stockings with? Well, not only do we have great ideas, but we have great prices to match them! We’ve listed our top 10 favorite stocking stuffers that cost under $50… check them out below:

  1. Skull Candy Ink’d 2 Earbud Headphones: Loud, comfortable, affordable, the ability to block surrounding noise, and comes in various colors! What have you got to lose? It makes a great little stocking stuffer. Everybody can use another set of earbuds, even if they already have a pair.
  2. HYPE Mini Capsule Bluetooth Speaker: Small, lightweight, and crystal-clear sound… not only is this Bluetooth speaker the perfect travel accessory, but it fits into a stocking
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Sony Event This Week at P.C. Richard and Son

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It’s the perfect week to start your holiday shopping with the Sony event going on now at P.C. Richard and Son! We’re celebrating all that Sony has to offer this week with amazing deals on Sony TVs, laptops, cameras, speakers, and much more.  Work, play, or create – Sony offers an array of products that are great for the office, home, or hobby. 

This week, save up to $1500 on select Sony 4K Ultra HDTVs and experience a picture as real as life itself! Plus, purchase any 55”/65” Sony 4K Ultra HDTV and save $200 on a Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player, which allows you to watch select movies in 4K.  Don’t forget to also check out their … Read more...

Toshiba Cloud TV

CloudTV

Cloud TV takes smart TV to a whole new level. Get easy access to a menu of new services with a Multi-Page Cloud TV Portal. Stream movies and news, access your music and photos, or find something new with the MediaGuide. Socialize with family and friends with Skype, Facebook or Twitter. Share photos, leave a message or post to the calendar from your mobile devices using the companion app.

As if Smart TV wasn’t smart enough, check out these new features:    

  • Content Discovery. Cloud TV puts you closer than ever to the things you love – Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, YouTube, along with video on demand, broadcast programming, the web, even music, photos and videos on your home network.
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