Technology

Home Automation – Action Tiles

Home Automation – Action Tiles

Action Tiles are a tie in with my previous post on the Samsung Smartthings hub. The basic premise is that it gives a user a graphical interface to your Smartthings hub. I am a big fan of the Samsung smartthings and it’s what I use […]

Technology – The Venus Project

Technology – The Venus Project

The Venus Project is more a philosophy than an actual piece of technology. It runs around the idea of a resource based economy as opposed to a monetary one which we live in today. So let’s start off from the beginning. Jacque Fresco and Roxanne […]

Home Automation – Xiaomi Sensors

Home Automation – Xiaomi Sensors

For everyone out there that has not heard of Xiaomi sensors, well that’s ok cause they are mostly only available in China and America. So just a few seconds on what is Xiaomi. They are pretty much a Chinese company that finds a well good […]

Home Automation – Harmony Hub

Home Automation – Harmony Hub

If you are interested in home automation and have not heard of the harmony hub, what the hell man.   For those of you that remember the horror of dropping the TV remote and having to buy one of those universal remote, well the harmony […]

Technology – Virtual Reality

Technology – Virtual Reality

So the buzz word in the technology space for the last few years has been VR/ AR. Virtual Reality came back into the crossfire with your guy Palmer Luckey. From the second he created a Kickstarter that was finally going to make me Johnny mnemonic(Keanu […]

Home Automation – Smart Things Hub

Home Automation – Smart Things Hub

So everyone and their dog is talking about home automation but what exactly is out there and how the hell does it all tie together.   OK, I just want to say this before we start, I like things working together but it needs to […]

Technology – Network Hard Drive

Technology – Network Hard Drive

So why do you need a network hard drive? If you are like me and you have multiple devices and you want to share data between them without having to get out the ol laptop and cable or heaven forbid sending it over email. The […]

Technology – Android TV

Technology – Android TV

So what is so special about Android TV compared to the standard android box or the Apple TV or the Fire TV.  I am going to go through the benefits based on my Nvidia Shield box that runs Android TV but this is standard on […]

Parcel Motel

Parcel Motel

If you haven’t heard of Parcel Motel then you are overpaying to get random stuff shipped to Ireland from the UK. We all know that when buying online it’s sometimes essential and often cheaper to buy out of the UK. This isn’t always the case […]

Technology – Trakt.tv / SeriesGuide

Technology – Trakt.tv / SeriesGuide

So, what is Trakt tv In a world that is no more once a week TV shows that have been circled in the RTE guide ( For those too young to know what the RTE guide is, it doesn’t really matter to this post) TV […]