Back when I was younger, there was always a telltale sign that people in my neighborhood had gone on vacation. If they didn't have a lawn care company watching over their yard, we would notice brown patches dot their yard. Depending on how long they were away, the entire lawn could die out.
There isn't a kid alive who hasn't fantasized about having a robot buddy at least once. It's a childhood dream that has existed even before the 1980s, when Johnny-5 was being his epic robot self on TV.
Is it starting to feel like there's a smart version of every device out there? It might make the perceived value of each individual smart device seem a little less impressive, but smart locks are something I'd argue for. They're incredibly helpful and make day-to-day life a little bit easier.
It's a scenario we have all experienced at least once in life. You cleaned up all the clutter in the morning. You worked hard all day. You endured the chaos of a wild commute. At this point, you really just want to go home, rest your head, and sleep.
STEM has become the most in-demand category of study in the modern job market, and as of now, there aren't currently enough people interested in STEM to fill those positions. With the increased demand for science- and math-based skills, it's only understandable why parents and teachers want to encourage their kids to learn about STEM.
When I signed up for a year of renting a high rise apartment, there were certain things I expected to happen. For example, I expected to be able to point out my building to others from miles away. I expected rent to be a pinch higher than what others would typically shell out.
I'm one of those weird people that loves it when it's wet. I know it sounds a little farfetched, but if you follow the logic that going to the beach is only worth it if you actually go into the ocean, you'll start to see what I mean.
Smart homes are the new way of the future, and they allow us to turn our houses into our own tech palaces. They allow us to set the mood instantly, keep our homes safer from afar, and even make little chores easier than ever before.
So I recently received a gift from my significant other that was both a blessing and a curse—the Apple Watch. I've been a watch-wearer since my youth, but I have always preferred an analog watch to anything digital. So you could only imagine my hesitancy in getting a smart watch.