Should You Let Guardzilla Keep Watch Over Your House?

by Jonathan Heller  Practecol Inc’s new Guardzilla is designed as an alarm/monitoring device with a wide view camera.  It is sold as a smart device...

Is Solar Worth It if You’re Over 50?

by Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel, Guest Contributor from Modernize   You are hard-pressed to drive through a neighborhood nowadays and not see at least one roof covered in...

Switchmate Smart Light Switch – Quick & Easy Home Automation

Surely you remember The Clapper. It’s been 30 plus years, but you can probably still sing the jingle “Clap On, Clap Off, The Clapper!”...

Spotting Scams Before You Are a Victim

Just about every week I get a call from someone claiming to be from "Microsoft" or "Windows" or "Windows Services."  The caller ID always...

Smarty House Part 7 – Turning Blue

Editor’s Note – This is the seventh part of an ongoing series by journalist and geek Marty Winston in his quest to design the...

8 Common Online Elder Scams — and How to Avoid Them

Tell me if this sounds familiar, "Hello I'm calling from Windows and we've detected a problem with your computer."  That's the opening line of...

Seek Thermal Reveal Camera Seeks Your (Heat) Leaks

By Bill Stoller Contributing Editor    What Is It? - Need to check your home for heat leaks?  See if someone, or some animal, is hiding in the...

Blink Home Security – The Little Camera That Could

The Blink home security camera began as a Kickstarter campaign almost 3 years ago but has evolved – as not all crowd-funded ideas do...

Seven Tips To Keep Seniors Safe in Cyberspace

by Seth Bailey, CEO of iTOK Technology benefits us in many ways. However, it is crucial to know how to move through cyberspace to avoid...

Flipper – More Than a Remote Chance It Can Help Seniors

If someone had told me that a big button television remote control could actually improve someone's life I would have been skeptical. But it...