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Take the Garmin Instinct GPS Watch Everywhere

The new Garmin Instinct is a new breed of smartwatch. It's a durable GPS watch with a built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. …

The Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC is a Portable Powerhouse

The Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC isn’t just another power bank. It’s basically the size of thin hardcover book, and is packed with more charging options and tech than you can imagine. At two pounds it can slip into your…

Brushed vs. Brushless Cordless Tools

If you can swing the premium of a brushless power tool, it's always best to choose them. You'll gain more power and runtime, with less wear and tear on your tool.…

Home Security and Monitoring from VTech

We recently checked out the new VTech VC931 HD wireless pan & tilt camera—and recommend it for the high-definition video quality, night vision, and pan and tilt camera control.…

Kenmore Plus Amazon and Everyone Wins

Long days moving and cleaning, have left mounds of stinky clothes, towels, and sheets, in our new laundry room. But, we finally tackled this problem with the help of Amazon and their new partnership with Kenmore. …

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DeWalt Flexvolt 60V/20V Platform

The DeWalt Flexvolt 60V/20V platform that includes the world's first 12” cordless miter saw and 8 ¾” jobsite table saw.…

FLIR ONE Thermal Imaging Camera Hooks up to Your Smart Phone

Thermal imaging cameras are expensive, and many of the larger cameras just aren’t suitable for homeowners or small business owners to use. The FLIR ONE thermal imaging camera is affordable and fits in your pocket, which means it could be…

CES 2015

Photos from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas…

Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

Dyson has finally entered the world of robot vacuums with the Dyson 360 Eye. Never touch your vacuum again.…

KOHLER Touchless Flush Toilets and Kit

Touchless Toilet Technology for residential spaces, providing homeowners--particularly families with children--a safer way to control the toilet's flush. Simply holding a hand over the tank lid directly above the sensor activates the flush. …

A Smart Home Study

Lowe's shares the results from their smart home study that shows exactly what we need and desire from a smart home system.…

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DeWALT Worksite Radio

This next-gen boombox will fit into any jobsite, especially if you are running DeWALT 12V or 20V MAX cordless tools.…

Get Level with your iPad or iPhone

Do-It-Yourself apps are nothing new but Stanley just announced it’s redesigned level app which is now available on the iPad and iPhone 5. This app is free and available in cherry wood or FatMax yellow. We think this app…

Lockitron: Smartphone Controlled Deadbolt Lock

We use our smartphone to arm our Iris home alarm but if you want even more control you can now lock and unlock your door with the Lockitron. The unit slides over your current deadbolt and can be controlled…

The Best Real Estate iPad Apps

iPads are a great for many reasons but one of them is for exploring real estate. The iPad has a lot of great real estate apps available in their store that can help you search for listings while driving…

Lowe’s Launches Iris – A Smart Home Solution

The smart home market is booming and technology companies are jumping at the chance to help you control and monitor your home’s systems which include temperature, security and energy use. For the first time a national retailer is entering…

E3 Nerdfest in Full Effect – Are You a Gamer?

The E3 Expo has nothing to do with home improvement but but everything to do with in-home entertainment and since it’s here in LA I needed to take a look. For three days the Los Angeles Convention Center becomes…

The Tank – A Military Grade iPhone Case from Casemate

Since I’ve converted to using an iPhone case I’ve had an opportunity to review a few of the more durable cases available. One of the strongest, if not strangest, iPhone cases is the TANK from Case-Mate. The protection is…

Otterbox Defender iPhone Case in Real Tree Camo

I’ve been an iPhone user from the beginning but I’ve never been a fan of cases or covers. I just like the feel of a naked iPhone and the way it slides easily into my pocket. I take great…

Kick Gas with Black & Decker 36V Outdoor Power Equipment

Cordless power tools continue to advance in performance and it finally looks like outdoor power equipment which has long been dominated by gas is finally catching up. Black & Decker invited us out to Tempe, AZ to check out…

ADT Pulse Goes Beyond Remote Security

Being able to remotely control your home’s security system is one of the perks of continually evolving technology. But if you need something more comprehensive, consider ADT Pulse, a whole-home automation system that’s customizable to your needs. ADT Pulse…

World’s First Zombie-Proof House

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a bomb shelter in fear of Cold War nuclear attacks, you’d know the biggest possibly-irrational fear in the post-modern world is the zombie apocalypse. From TV shows to survival guides to the actual…

Affordable Home Security Camera System from Logitech

Home security camera systems don’t have to be outside your budget. For $300 you can pick up this system from Logitech that is easy to setup and provides many of the features you’d find on a security system many…

Home Security Monitoring Systems

There are many home security systems to consider when laying out your plan for home protection. The advancements in these systems grow by leaps and bounds as technology changes and prices drop. Real-time monitoring systems are now all expected…

Local Crime Statistics Go High Tech

I live in a smaller city near the largest Air Force Base in the nation, the intersection of two major interstate highways, and about a million college campuses. So despite the fact that I by no means live out…