Virtual Visiting Robot – iRobot ConnectR

September 10, 2008 by Lisa Jahred · Leave a Comment 

The new iRobot ConnectR is a great way to stay connected with family and friends even when you are apart. This new robot caught my eye because my family is far flung and we spend so much time on computer Web cams. The little kids would have far more fun with the iRobot ConnectR instead of sitting in front of a computer. Read more

Did You Close Your Garage Door? Get a Smart Autocloser

February 25, 2008 by Lisa · Leave a Comment 

autocloser smart garage door closerYou know that feeling. Being at work all day worrying that you left the garage door open, AGAIN! Or waking in the morning to find the garage door was open all night long! You easily join the ranks of 60% of home burglaries that occur when the homeowner left a garage door open. Read more

Rekey Your Own Lock with a Smartkey

February 21, 2008 by Lisa · Leave a Comment 

smartkey by kwiksetImagine if you could rekey your door locks as frequently as you want without the bother of a locksmith! Now take it further and also imagine having three levels of security for that lock. Smartkey, a brand new innovation from Kwikset can give you that and more. Read more

Robot Does Yardwork While You Play

February 15, 2008 by Lisa · 2 Comments 

Lawnbott robot grass mowerWish you can free yourself from the shackles of mowing the lawn each week? You’ve heard of Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner. Now meet Lawnbott, the automatic grass cutting robot. Read more

Sensor Dispenser – Automation for the Germophobic

February 7, 2008 by Lisa · Leave a Comment 

Sensor Dispensor for germ preventionAre you a germophobic at heart? It’s risky touching soap dispensors that have been touched by “other’s” dirty hands. Who knows where they’ve been?

With the Sensor Dispensericon, you can put your germophobic worries to rest. This ultra-sanitary soap dispensor will dispense soap and you never have to touch the dispensor. Now you can rid your hands of those nasty germs and bacteria the safe way. Read more

Don’t Leave Home Without This Kit in Place

January 31, 2008 by Lisa · 1 Comment 

Washing machine automatic shut off valveDon’t leave home without this kit in place! I could have used this shut-off kit when my washer hoses ruptured! What a mess. Need I say more?

The thought of coming home to a flooded house again makes me cringe! This Washing Machine Valve Shutoff Kit is well worth it. It is a safety system that averts costly damage stemming from your washing machine, a common source of ruptured hoses, connection seepage and other water-related catastrophes. The very moment the system detects a leak, it responds by automatically shutting off the water source — before the real damage starts. Uses AC power supply (included). Read more

Remotely Connect to Your Intelligent Oven – Fridge Combo

January 22, 2008 by Lisa · 1 Comment 

Smart oven intelligent oven refrigerator combo
Calling home from your telephone or cell phone to get dinner started is commonplace; when someone is home to take the call and do the task.

How about calling your combination oven / refridgerator with your cell phone to get dinner started? Better yet, you can connect to MyOven over the Internet to adjust the oven temperature in seconds. Read more

Welcome to Your Smart Home

January 17, 2008 by Lisa · 1 Comment 

Jetsome home of the future - smart homePicture a day in the life of Jane Jetson – her biggest task is to push a button on the Food-a-Rac-a-Cycle machine that dispenses food of all types, instantly. Can you imagine never dealing with bad weather, the Jetsons never had to. Their residence at the SkyPad Apartment building, employs huge hydraulic lifts which raise and lower the building as needed to avoid inclement weather! George never even worries about parking, he just folds his vehicle into a suitcase and takes it along with him. Robotic machines ease the burden of household chores, and things like sonic showers, clearly make life a little more easier to live. Read more

A Combo Sink for the Most Dangerous Room in the House

January 16, 2008 by Lisa · 1 Comment 

Kohler Combo SinkCooking in the kitchen can be dangerous…at least for me it is. But now, no more worries about those dangerous and sometimes disasterous boiling water transfers from stove to sink.Cooking at home – for the everyday cook to the gourmet chef – will never be the same again with Kohler’s new PRO CookCenters and PRO CookSinks,  revolutionary designs offered within its new Professional Kitchen collection. Kohler, a global leader in kitchen and bath design, was the first manufacturer to meld stovetop cooking with the kitchen sink, to create a high-performance, multi-task unit that eliminates the boundaries of traditional kitchen task areas. The result is an enhanced kitchen sink that provides an efficient, compact space in which to clean, cut, steam, boil, poach and braise food – improving the overall efficiency of food preparation and cooking, while insuring a professional level of cooking quality. Read more

Get Two in One with the Ventless Washer Dryer Combo

January 13, 2008 by Lisa · Leave a Comment 

2 in 1 ventless combo washer dryerShort on space at home? Tired of going to the laundromat? The revolutionary ventless washer dryer combos are a super-efficient combination of washer and ventless tumble dryer. These nifty spacesavers wash and dry laundry in the same unit and have virtually universal installation options. The combo washer dryers are generally more energy efficient than standard washers and dryers. Read more

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