In recent years, our phones have evolved into the “universal remote control” – not for our televisions, but for our homes. That’s where the Pocketnow Smart Home series comes in! Thanks to a combination of sensors and Internet of Things innovations, taking your old-fashioned home and turning it into a smart home isn’t as difficult, or as expensive as you might think – and it’s all controllable from your phone, phablet, or tablet.
If you’ve been following our smart home series, you’ve seen how we’ve added [...]
WiFi is great, isn’t it? The power of a local area network without the inconvenience of cables strung all over the place! WiFi seems to come to the rescue whenever our cellular signals can’t get through whether due to distance, over-crowding, or even power failures. WiFi, when used on desktop computers (like the one on which I’m writing this article), lets us place those computers where they’re convenient, instead of close to an Ethernet port. WiFi when used on laptops frees us from our desks entirely, enabling us to venture outside and into nature, the coffee [...]