Born and raised in sunny west Texas, Brent graduated from Texas Tech University with a BA in journalism. He's been writing about technology for more than 5 years and enjoys all things Apple, accessories, and security.
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Are you making the most of your Apple wearable? Here are five of our favorite Watch features you probably forgot about.
Does a voice assistant speaker really need a touchscreen? The $230 Amazon Echo Show certainly makes a compelling case, with video flash briefing skills, song lyrics, and on-demand streaming of supported security cameras.
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The lowly stylus has grown up, but should you pick Apple or Microsoft?
Just a decade ago, gadgets like these were the stuff of imagination. But now, Internet-connected toys, headphones, luggage and more are widely available. Here are some amazing products you should definitely check out!
Your Amazon Echo device and Alexa have been busy learning some new tricks. Long requested by users, messaging and voice calling adds yet another layer of usefulness to the enormously popular voice-activated speaker.
Smart homes used to be way too expensive for most people,but now you can have a fully functional smart home for only $400! Don’t believe us? Here are the products you need.
An inexpensive camera system with a retro flair has been making waves and seems to be more than just a fad: the Fujifilm Instax Mini camera.
Smart home technology is taking to the great outdoors. A smart sprinkler controller like the Rachio uses Wi-Fi to keep your lawn green while saving on water and money!
Buttons are a great way to quickly control your smart home without using a smartphone or connected speaker. Here’s how to use them and two of the best options on the market.
The benefits of a robotic vacuum plus smart-home functionality make the Neato Botvac Connect an ideal choice for keeping your home clean without you ever having to lift a finger!
Customization smart home security systems can protect you and your family and give you control over exactly how you want to secure your home, for a fraction of the price of traditional security systems.
These five smart home devices are easy to set up, easier to use, and can be purchased for under $100 — the perfect solution for those new to the smart home world.
The Apple Watch is incredibly versatile — and now it can quickly and easily control your smart home using the Apple Home app and Siri.
If you’re an Apple device user and are looking to start building a HomeKit-compatible system, the Ecobee3 Smart Thermostat is a great place to start.
Have more than one accessory compatible with Apple HomeKit? Learn how to use Automation to truly brings some smarts to your home.