Category: Reviews & How-To’s

5 Outdoor Smart Device Ideas for Your Backyard

We’ve talked plenty about smart home technology on Home Gadget Geeks, but the devices are mostly for indoor use, exclusively. So what about outdoors? That’s right, we’re talking about your garden, backyard, or front lawn. Surely if everything has been upgraded on the inside, the outside can also see some improvement. How can we take your outdoor area to the next level? How can we incorporate technology into something as natural as looking after your lawn? Let’s take a look at the best outdoor smart tech for your home and yard. Can you make your backyard “smart”? It doesn’t seem

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Installing Windows Sandbox on Windows 10 19H1 on Insider Build 18305

With the release of Window 10 19H1 build 18305, Windows Sandbox is now available.  Windows Sandbox was developed as a tool to help create an isolated and temporary (for now)  Windows 10 Desktop environment that would allow you to test out new apps or sites and not worry about it doing something terrible to your PC.  As advertised, you lose everything the second you close it down.  Good for testing, not so great yet for testing long term applications.  Maybe more with come with later builds. To install Windows Sandbox, you must be on Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise and

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Hands on Review of the Jelly Comb Mini Bluetooth Keyboard, Rechargeable Handheld Remote Control Wireless Mini Keyboard

This might be the best $20 gadget I have tested out yet. This is a Hands on Review of the Jelly Comb Mini Bluetooth Keyboard.  It’s a rechargeable Handheld Remote Control Wireless Mini Keyboard that is light, easy to use and works great in tough situations. http://amzn.to/2wZyxWV The Bluetooth 3.0 technology provides a cable-free & clutter-free connection and has an operating distance of about 10 meters. In my home, I had a tough time getting it out of range when using it.  Great for a media center PC or like us, a touchscreen PC we have mounted on the wall

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Top Home Tech Integration to Consider in Your Next Remodel

Top Home Tech Integration to Consider in Your Next Remodel   By Ryan Martin from https://www.homeimprovementleads.com – Guest Writer While you’re preparing to renovate your living space, go beyond brainstorming how you want your home to look. Think about how you want it to perform and function. Home automation can make your daily life simpler and your surroundings more intuitive, allowing you to spend less time thinking about convenience, comfort, and even safety—and spend more time doing the things you love.  There’s never a more opportune time to integrate home tech than during a remodel. Home Improvement Leads is here

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Five Gadgets To Help You Play Pokémon Go

By Emily Prokop from http://www.classylittlepodcast.com/  – Guest Writer Think Pokémon Go is going to get you out of the house and away from your gadgets? Think again! Don’t let the great outdoors stop you from looking for excuses to sneak a few more Amazon boxes on your front porch. Here are five gadgets to help you in your quest to catch ‘em all! Anker PowerCore 13400 Portable Charger While keeping the Pokémon Go app open all day while searching for Charmander  may not make a huge dent in your data plan, thankfully, it is a quick drain on your battery

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