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50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

Emberlight Turns Any Dimmable Bulb Into A “Smart” Light You Control With Your Phone

Smart light bulbs – like the Philips’ Hue connected bulbs or those from LG, GE or Samsung – are an easy jumping off point for those wanted to experiment in the “connected home” arena without the complexity or costs involved with the installation of a full “smart home” system. But even still, those …

Homey voice-activated smart hub takes your smart home to new levels

While companies like Google and Apple are just starting to get their feet wet when it comes to advanced home automation efforts, there’s little denying that connected, smart homes are part of our future.<p>Right now, smart homes are far from commonplace though we’re seeing an increasing number of DIY …

Revolv smart home hub gets updated with new Android app and Nest compatibility

The smart home space has absolutely exploded in the past couple years, and as such, there are now a zillion different connected gizmos you can put …

Home Automation

Ninja Blocks Starts Pre-Orders For The Ninja Sphere Smart Home Hub

Ninja Blocks, the Australian startup that created Ninja Blocks to create physical triggers for IFTTT style recipes that can detect motion, temperature and humidity, a window and door sensor and more, successfully followed those up with the Ninja Sphere, a connected home smart hub which raised over …

Tired Of Wasting Water With That Dumb Sprinkler? Meet The Smart Sprinkler Controller

It’s summertime, which means millions of Americans like me are currently embroiled in a battle with the summer sun to keep our lawns green and healthy.<p>But while a green lawn is practically a birthright in America, droughts are becoming more frequent, which has caused local municipalities to call on …

BOT Home Automation Doorbot review: This smart doorbell sends signals straight to your phone - CNET

<b>The Good</b> BOT Home Automation's Doorbot is a doorbell, camera, and intercom hybrid. Use the related Doorbot app to see live video of whoever just buzzed your front door and chat with them via two-way talk.<p><b>The Bad</b> The video quality is lacking and the app's "hold to talk" button is inconsistent at …

Plugaway Is An App-Controlled Plug & LED System Aiming To Undercut The Smart Home Competition

Another contender for smart(en)ing up your home has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds. The Beijing-based startup behind Plugaway has put together Wi-Fi connected plugs and LED lightbulbs which, used in conjunction with its Android or iOS app, can remotely switch your appliances on or off, or dim …

House Of The Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming The Home

In the late 2000s, while he was building himself a “green” home in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod, went looking for a thermostat, and was unimpressed by the limited features and dated technology he found.<p>Fadell teamed up with former Apple colleague Matt Rogers in …

Charged: Smart LEDs for the Home

Bright ideas are coming from every design sector, as engineers, artists and scientists join industrial designers in creating the technologies and products that will define the future of light. Today, it's inherently progressive industries like LEDs where one can already begin to observe the next …

Charged: The Smartest Home

In recent years, the ways in which we as culture interact with technology has shifted. Much in the same way the iPhone completely changed how cell phones, cameras and music players are considered, devices like thermostats that learn how warm you like it when you get home from work and autonomous …