Category: Technology

Why Package Alerts are Awesome

In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtime with the ring of a bell. Over time, Pavlov found he could elicit an involuntary physical response in his dogs with a simple jingle. Every time his bell rang, the dogs, anticipating a tasty meal, began to salivate. …

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The Past and Present of Home Security

Home Security is a concern for all people–the need to preserve life and as much comfort as possible. That concern for security quickly extends to property, and the notion of home security is nothing new. We might consider it starting when humans began to stay in relatively fixed “homes” and …

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Troubleshooting Amazon Alexa [4 Top Issues]

Amazon’s smart speakers, including Tap, Dot, and Echo, are really incredible feats of technological achievement. It’s like the computer in Star Trek. Just ask your question and it’s answered. Alexa, Amazon’s AI doing the heavy lifting of these devices, can even tell jokes, control other smart devices in your home …

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8 Astonishing Online Shopping & Home Delivery...

8 Astonishing Online Shopping & Home Delivery Stats [INFOGRAPHIC] We live in a world where you can get virtually anything delivered. And almost all of us want it delivered to our front doors. But the fear of package theft and porch pirates, has many of us making other decisions and …

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Best Drone Landing Pads for All Your Droning Needs

Drones! Maybe you have one, or know someone who does. If so, you’ve probably seen drone landing pads, mats, and platforms. The popularity of drones has spiked in recent years with drone racing, using drones for photography, just for fun, or as part of many companies’ dream to realize drone …

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Never Wonder “Dude where’s my package?...

Originally posted on Huffington Post by John Rampton on March 17th, 2016. 23 million households are victims of package theft Every day, the average person leaves home and goes to work. For most of us, that work window overlaps with UPS and FedEx’s delivery windows, so it’s very easy for someone …

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How to Tell if You Need a New WiFi Router

Picture this: You just opened your new smart device.  Let’s say it’s a fancy smart speaker. You’re excited to unpack it, connect it, and start using it, but when you plug it in and sync it: nothing happens. You check the power; it’s good. You disconnect and then reconnect and still …

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Are you better than Indiana Jones?

If you’ve ever had a package stolen (which 11 million Americans have in the last 12 months), then you understand the frustration and disappointment of coming home from a long day at the office and coming up to your porch to see that your package is missing. Of course, you …

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