Category Archives: smart home

9 Best Digital Picture Frames to Display and Share Photos

Vacation snaps, family pictures, close-ups of your pet—they’re probably all trapped on your phone’s camera roll. After all, when was the last time you made a print let alone framed it? Digital picture frames allow you to copy images from … Continue reading

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Review of the Anker Eufy HomeVac S11 Infinity Stick Vac

When it comes to stick vacs, you get what you pay for. And for $199.99 on Amazon (on sale from $299.99), you get an entry-level stick vac in the Anker Eufy HomeVac S11 Infinity.  Read the rest of this review here at … Continue reading

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Review of the Tineco Pure One S12 Stick Vac

Tineco’s Pure One S12 stick vac is loaded with features that make it a pleasure to use. When compared to the more than half a dozen stick vacs I’ve been using over the last year — Anker Eufy HomeVac S11 Infinity ($299), Dyson … Continue reading

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Review of the Roborock H7 Stick Vac

At its current sale price of $359 on Walmart, the Roborock H7 is a reasonable alternative to our top cordless stick vacuum pick, the entry-level Miele Triflex HX1, and a highly recommended alternative to the far pricier Dyson V15 Detect and LG CordZero Ultimate. Read the … Continue reading

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Review of the LG CordZero A9 Ultimate Stick Vac

The LG CordZero A9 Ultimate is one of more than half a dozen stick vacuum cleaners that I’ve been testing over the last year or so. Aside from suction power (all that I’ve tested have been good enough for everyday … Continue reading

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Executive Insight: Howard’s Riddle Shares Insights Into Pandemic Trends

How will the experience dealing with Covid thus far help retailers deal with these current pandemic conditions? What lessons are likely to carry forward beyond the current Covid crisis? Are there differences between how entertainment and home office device retailers … Continue reading

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My CES 2022 Coverage

Here is my coverage of CES 2022. See “Space Tech: CES 2022’s Final Frontier” on page 34, in the CES Day 1 Show Daily here; See “Qualcomm Bows Wider Snapdragon…” on page 14, and “What Tech Trends Will ‘Matter’ In … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Hot Tech Holiday Shopping Tips

My December 3, 2021, appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporters John Quain and Rob Pegoraro. This week we discussed hot tech holiday shopping tips. Watch the video of the podcast here, or listen … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: CES 2022 Preview

My December 30, 2021 appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporter John Quain. This week we previewed the upcoming CES 2021 and recapped the top tech trends of the year. Watch the video of … Continue reading

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What Tech Trends Will ‘Matter’ In 2022?

Will Matter be the key to finally bringing interoperability to smart home devices? Read this report here at TWICE.com.

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