Technology

Making Your Home A Smart Home Is Cheaper Than You Think

Making Your Home A Smart Home Is Cheaper Than You Think If you mention the phrase “home automation” to people, some may conjure up images of the rich and famous paying huge sums of money for lighting and heating systems controlled by a room full of computer equipment which has been carefully and painstakingly configured by scores of computer programmers designing a system to the whims of a wealthy householder. Those same people will think that in order to invest in a home automation system in their homes, it would cost them about a lifetime’s worth of wages. But the truth is, these days home automation systems are much cheaper than you might care to think, and would certainly be in the grasp of many people. Oh, and you do not need a room in your house filled from the floor to the ceiling with

10 Seriously Hi-Tech Home Cinema Systems

10 Seriously Hi-Tech Home Cinema Systems Home cinema systems are awesome. Rather than listening to the sometimes tinny sounds from our flat screen television’s little speakers, a home cinema system enables us to have cinematic sounds right in our living rooms - and let’s face it, it’ll be a much more enjoyable experience than going to the cinema too. Ask anyone what they think of their home cinema systems and they will have a massive smile on their faces and tell you how such a setup is like a million times better than the sound output from our television units. If you are thinking of getting a home cinema system, then check out these 10 seriously hi-tech solutions for the discerning audiophile! Samsung HT-E6500 Image Source The Samsung HT-E6500 is a 5.1 channel home

Best Cordeless Home Phones Ever

Best Cordeless Home Phones Ever Compared to other gadgets around the home, we don’t really think much about the humble home phone. As you long as you can make and receive phone calls on it, it doesn’t need to really do much else, right? The thing is, there are many different brands and models of home phone on the market these days, and one of the most popular types of home phone are cordless phones. They were first offered to the general public back in 1994 (yes, that is over 19 years ago!) and one of the most important selling points of these phones is that you can take them anywhere within wireless signal range of the base or receiver. This marvellous invention is a bit like the introduction of the wireless remote control for televisions; we all use them, but no-one

10 of the Worlds Most Futuristic Concept Cars

10 of the Worlds Most Futuristic Concept Cars Concept cars are a way for car manufacturers to show the world all sorts of innovations and technological advancements that they have developed, and of course their visions of potential new models. Some concept cars are pretty average, but others look really awesome and make us wish they were available to buy right now! Here are 10 of the world’s most futuristic concept cars for your viewing pleasure! 10. Ford GT90 Image Source Dubbed by Ford as "the world's mightiest supercar", the Ford GT90 is a concept car that was unveiled in January 1995 at the Detroit Auto Show. It had a quad-turbocharged 5.9-litre V12 engine which pumped out an estimated 720 brake horsepower. 9. BMW GINA Image Source The BMW GINA (short for “Geometry

10 Gadgets that only Ridiculously Rich People can Afford

10 Gadgets that only Ridiculously Rich People can Afford Everyone loves gadgets. We have gadgets in our homes, our offices and even our cars! Some might argue that gadgets like smartphones, tablet computers or even laptops like the Apple MacBook Pro laptop are expensive, but all those are still within most people’s reach, even if it means having to save up a while for them. Companies like Locogadgets offer a multitude of gadgets at really affordable prices for the average joe like me! But then there are some gadgets which are ridiculously expensive, and unless we won the lottery or somehow managed to live and work for the next 1,000 years then there is no way most people could ever afford them! Here are 10 examples of gadgets that only ridiculously rich people can afford. 10. £7,200 - Boardwalk