Why the Apple Watch is Flopping

Apple Watch Is Flopping

I just read a very interesting article about the Apple Watch with some reasons why it has become a flop.  Check out the source link below.

Has Android Wear survived the threat of the Apple Watch and maintained some dominance in the wearable technology market?

Is the Apple Watch truly a flop, or is Apple simply not living up to the world’s unrealistic expectations?

Remotely Control Kodi (XBMC) with Yatse using Port Forwarding

Yatse on Moto 360 Android Wear watch

If you use Kodi (formerly XBMC) with the Yatse Android app, you know how many awesome features you get that make everything feel so seamless and integrated.  But, just out of the box, you only get those features if you are connected to your home wifi.

This guide will show you how to get all that home theater connectivity on your Android phone from anywhere in the world.

DIY Home Security Automation with Z-Wave Deadbolt Lock

DIY Home Security System with Z-Wave Home Automation Deadbolt Lock

I’ve written quite a bit about home automation.  While automating your home can definitely help make life easier, it’s also very useful at helping to keep your home and your family safe from intruders.

Previously, I’ve covered DIY Home Security System using Z-Wave and Tasker which gets into motion sensors, door sensors, cameras and sirens, but my latest addition is my Kwikset 910 Z-Wave SmartCode Electronic Deadbolt featuring SmartKey in Satin Nickel

This DIY home security guide will cover the installation of the Kwikset 910, how to program Z-Wave scenes that use it, and other NFC and wearable tricks.

Google Translate Updates with Word Lens and Conversation Mode

Google Translate Word Lens iPhone

Google Translate has been around for a while and it has had some nice features that let you translate between languages.  But so far, it hasn’t been quite smooth and seamless enough to use with confidence.

I think that is all about the change.  According to the official Google blog, they are rolling out a huge update to the Google Translate iOS and Android app over the next few days that will greatly increase its usefulness.