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The NEST Effect …. Smart Thermostats Everywhere!

If anyone doubted the impact Google’s purchase of NEST would have on the security industry it was clearly evident at ISC West this year.  Walking around the show floor, I couldn’t tell if I was at a HVAC Trade Show or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Launchs Home Automation System

Does the world really need another Home Automation System, Microsoft seems to think so. Starting June 1st, 2014 Microsoft has partnered with Insteon to incorporate the Insteon Hub and select peripheral devices into a Windows Phone App available on any … Continue reading

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Warner, Universal and Sony Buy Shares in Shazam • Apple Rumoured to buy Beats for 3.2 Billion!

It’s been a crazy week on the financial side of the music and tech industry. Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have purchased $3 million shares each in Shazam Entertainment, creators of the immensely popular music app … Continue reading

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Twitter Numbers Continue to Slow … Shares Continue to Drop

Twitter shares dropped last week to the lowest price since it’s IPO  following the companies first quarter earnings report which showed user growth is slowing. Are you on Twitter?  Do you Tweet?  It seems that many Twitter users are inactive … Continue reading

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TomTom adds Go Live Traffic in Canada

TomTom is extending it’s internet enabled Live Service with HD Traffic to TomTom GoLive GPS Systems in Canada. The first TomTom GPS to feature Live Service in Canada is the TomTom Go Live 1535M portable GPS unit.  TomTom’s Go Live … Continue reading

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HP TouchPads Still Available

On August 30th, HP announced that it will produce ‘one last run’ of TouchPads to meet unfulfilled demand. Since we announced the price drop, the number of inquiries about the product and the speed at which it disappeared from inventory … Continue reading

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HP Calls it Quits for the TouchPad after only seven weeks!

I went to my local Best Buy store today and the entire storefront windows were a Giant Ad for the New HP TouchPad tablet.  Once inside I asked the sales agent if I could see an HP TouchPad and was … Continue reading

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iPad 2 the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

The iPad 2 is the perfect computer for seniors and a great gift for Mother’s Day. If your senior mother is like mine they love to chat, talk and socialize but don’t like to email  or surf the web on … Continue reading

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Do We Really Need the Yellow Pages Anymore?

It’s that time of year again, spring has sprung and a new crop of Yellow Pages is being delivered to your home or office door step. Do we really need the Yellow Pages any more?  In our internet connected world … Continue reading

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