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What is Z-Wave? An introduction to smart home networking

Already got your hub set up? Add some devices: Buttons | Sensors | Switches | Security Introduction to Z-Wave Z-Wave is one of two wireless communication protocols used by the SmartThings hub, and is generally the most common home automation network used in the USA. Z-Wave is the...
WebCore for SmartThings

WebCoRE Automation for SmartThings

What is webCoRE? webCoRE ("Community's own Rule Engine") is a free, 'rule engine', with advanced capabilities, for Samsung SmartThings; WebCoRE enables full customization of tiggers, automation flows, geo-fencing, and much more. While users can create their own scripts, no coding experience is required to get started. WebCoRE interprets...
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2017 Apple iPhone Product Releases: iPhone X, iPhone 8, and more

2017 iPhone X and iPhone 8 Launch Apple held an invite-only product announcement event September 12, 2017 in the Steve Jobs Theatre. During the event, Tim Cook and other Apple executives took the stage to introduce the following new products: iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus ...
Wireless charging for iphone and android - top qi chargers

Top 5 Qi Wireless Chargers for iPhone & Android

What is Wireless Charging? Wireless charging uses magnetic induction to charge devices without requiring any manual insertion of cables or plugs. Energy is transferred via touch-contact from the 'charging pad' into the back of your iPhone or Android device. Many newer Android phones also support wireless...

Where to find the new McDonald’s STRAW

People across the nation are clamoring to get their hands on the new McDonald's STRAW (Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal). Now you can too! Check out the locations and dates below to get your own STRAW. How to get a McDonald's STRAW: Be the first person...
iPhone X Product Launch

iPhone X Launch Recap

Today Apple announced three new iPhones. The iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). Here are the details of the iPhone X announced today: Availability Pre-Orders Open: October 27th, 2017 iPhone X Ships: November 3rd, 2017 Storage Sizes & Pricing 64GB Retail Price: $999 iPhone Upgrade Program: $49.91/month 256GB Retail...
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Bitcoin 101: An Introduction to Cryptocurrency

8 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous developer introduced a peer-to-peer system by the name of Bitcoins. Since its release as open-source software, Bitcoins have been utilized as a reliable system of online payments that negate the requirement of a trusted central authority. Over the...
iPhone 8 Concept Rendering

iPhone 8 Launch Expectations: Memory, Camera, Price

The new iPhone has been announced! Click to read more iPhone X Performance and Memory: iPhone has been fairly successful in creating an ultimate line of chipsets especially for their iPhone, the A-series chipsets. It is highly anticipated by influential analysts that iPhone 8 will feature...
Concept design of the iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8 Rumor Roundup

Related iPhone 8 Rumor Posts: iPhone Rumor Roundup | OLED Display | Headphone Jack | Shape & Size | Headphone Jack | Price, Camera, Memory The internet has been buzzing about the next generation iPhone. We've collected the latest rumors and concepts and put them...
How to Maximize Home Wifi Speeds

How to Optimize Your Home WiFi Network for Speed

In addition to router brand, home size, and internet service provider (ISP) speed caps, there are a number physical factors - inside and outside - which can affect performance and speed of the WiFi network in your home. It's important to think about these factors when placing access points, and mesh network nodes, around your house.

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