• SVS SB-3000 Sealed Subwoofer

    SVS announced the new 3000 series subwoofers just before the 2018 holiday season. Similar to their other lines, it offers a ported (PB) and sealed (SB) version of the bass […]

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  • Homeseer HS-FS100-W Flood Sensor

    Here’s another quick review, but this time for the Homeseer HS-FS100-W flood sensor. After watching the video below, make sure that you check out how the Fibaro device handled the […]

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  • Fibaro Flood Sensor

    Going to try a new quick review format with the Fibaro Flood Sensor. Hopefully it works :). Quick device profile, note that the battery has 37% of life left after […]

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  • SVS Prime Wireless SoundBase

    I had my first chance to experience the Prime Wireless SoundBase in SVS’s CES suite about a year ago.  I can recall that even in its BETA-ness, it impressed. So […]

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    The Rookie – ABC sends Castle to L.A.?

    Nathan Fillion’s new police show, The Rookie, needs to overcome the notion that it is just a veiled attempt to revive Castle.  However, starting later in the season could be […]

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    Last Man Standing – Standing Tall or Falling Short?

    Cancelled after six seasons, FOX revived comedy Last Man Standing by bringing it to its own network this fall.  Still a hit with viewers when it was cancelled, many people […]

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  • Apple Screen Time

    Apple’s recent iOS12 release brought significant updates to the platform. The one I’m most interested is Screen Time. I was looking at an external parental control network device, for example […]

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Kaia Personal Trainer – AI powered virtual trainer

As someone who derives significant value from the slew of guided workout sessions available on YouTube. The idea behind a virtual personal trainer is incredibly appealing, mostly because it’s relatively cheap ($30/three-months), and is always available. Or, well, any time/place you have your phone, and I imagine an internet connection. Having the feedback on form (which as anyone who has […]

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Visualizing workout data

I’ve been looking for a better way to visualize the workout metrics produced from my bicycling computer than the tiny graphs that Strava provides, but I didn’t find anything that quite suited my requirements. So, I built something, and would love it if I could get some help testing it out. Usage is simple, drop the files (GPX, TCX, FIT) […]

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CABDA Review

This was the first time I’ve had the chance to go to the CABDA expo, and as a cyclist it was great to meet and chat with the companies that make the kit I like. Much of what I saw wasn’t that relevant to the site (i.e. droolworthy wheels), but there were several things that were; with a few more […]

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Gocycle Electric Commuter Bicycle

I don’t know much about electric bicycles, except that they are fun to pass, so I was glad to get the chance to talk to Gocycle about their bicycles as CABDA. There are a few things that make them stand out compared to the other electric bikes out there, with the not-a-standard-bike design being the thing that most attracted me […]

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Hubitat releases new, sleeker Elevation home automation controller with Z-Wave and Zigbee

I had a chance to chat with Hubitat at CES a few weeks ago and was very impressed with their home automation controller. What impressed me more, was their approach and passion for doing things right. So I’m very interested in their new Elevation hub. It checks all the right boxes, with Z-Wave/Zigbee radios, and Amazon Alexa/Google Home integration. Best […]

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