As a nation, we dedicate Veterans Day to publicly recognize those who bravely serve our country. We recognize the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line for the values and beliefs we hold dear: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Emerging technologies over the past thirty years have offered all of us many new ways to work. First, the personal computer revolutionized marketing with desktop publishing, then internet provided a level playing field for commerce and the ability to work remotely, and most recently the smartphone took that computing power and connectivity and put it in our pockets.
Today’s homes are littered with “smart” devices. From self-adjusting thermostats and phone-controlled security systems to apps that let you monitor your energy consumption, tech has made homeownership easier than ever.
These days, most of us are practically attached to our phones, so we might as well fill them with apps that could improve our quality of life in some way, right?
House hunting has changed a LOT in the digital age.
A Home Theater used to be very expensive. The complexity of cables and wires, the size of components, TV’s, amplifiers, receivers and speakers made setup a daunting experience usually requiring a professional.
Everyone knows we’re all too busy these days to waste time. Let’s face it. There is nothing worse than making multiple trips to Home Depot in the midst of DIY project because you forgot something else you needed, again.
You tap your cell phone, now your alarm clock, to snooze for another ten. But before you lay your head on the pillow, you open an app and push a button. Downstairs your coffee maker begins to brew you morning beverage. Meanwhile, your refrigerator has automatically added items to your grocery list.