When I worked at DataGravity, the boss knew a woman who work at MIT in Robotics. And she was making one for the masses - so needless to say I bought one. That was 2 or 3 years ago and it showed up this week. The product and company are called Jibo. Opening up the … Continue reading Bringing my Jibo to life!
Hi there, I have played with quite a number of the new security appliances that are simple and useful at home. I like how they are self-contained and don’t require contracts or monitoring other then me. But I have had a number of them and I thought it was time to to revisit and share … Continue reading Home Security Gadgets Revisited
Hello all, As you may know I have a Piper security device, and quite like it. I have written a lot on this which you can find through this tag - Piper. it has been a while since I last shared anything, but I had a number of things that happened recently that I thought … Continue reading Piper Update – #6
This is a quick update on my Piper experience. I have only a few things to share this time. In the space of the couple of months of use it has only one time hung. Meaning it stopped working and I had to unplug it, and remove its batteries. It happened one night and I … Continue reading Piper Update – #5
Hello all, I have been tracking this for a while and thought I would share it out. I hope that someone thinking of buying Piper, or the Piper Product Managers see this and find it helpful. General Th0ughts I really like the Dashboard organization and the Vitals area. Rules are easy and clear, and seem … Continue reading My thoughts on Piper – or Piper Update #4
Hello all, I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend? My first at home for a while where I have no outside obligations. Very nice! This means a few blogs this weekend! But this one is about using Z-Wave accessories with Piper. I have written about Piper before (here, here and here) but the fact is … Continue reading Piper Update – #3 – Z-Wave Accessories
Hello there, I use Nest Smoke Detectors in my house. I had two, and now I have three. But I had a little trouble adding the third one so I thought I would share as the support people at Nest did not know and I think others might run into it - BTW isn't it … Continue reading Troubles adding Nest Protect?