Indiana Lang

Schiit Modi 2 Desktop DAC Review

Schiit is one of my favorite little hi-fi companies that I’ve had the pleasure of buying gear from and if you haven’t heard of them, here is a short excerpt from their website. “Schiit got started in 2010 when two audio industry veterans decided it was time to shake things up a bit. The two audiophiles are...

How-to: Run Cables In Your Walls

How-to: Run Cables In Your Walls

In my recent article about installing a low-budget touch-panel, I mentioned that the cables can be run through the wall to hide them from view. So I created this simple, step by step guide to show you how to install a low voltage, CL3-certified cable into a wall the right way.

First Look – Apple HomePod

Earlier this month Apple announced its new device called HomePod, a voice-controlled speaker you can interact with using Siri. Apple seems to be placing a lot of focus on the music aspect of this unit, more so than Amazon or Google have with Alexa and Home. Apple has a tough uphill battle here; Amazon controls nearly...

How-To: On-Wall Touchscreen For Under $60

On-wall touchscreens are often something only found in high-end homes. They’re used to control everything from lights, to HVAC and entertainment. They are also very expensive. The touchscreens from most home automation companies run from hundreds to thousands of dollars...