Indiana Lang

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...

Fun With LED-Light Strips

A hidden gem from the emerging world of LED lighting, LED kits can be bought for as little as $15. They are sometimes overlooked, but LED kits have so many interesting uses for the tech-savvy do-it-yourselfer. I went online and purchased three different...

Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast Audio Overview

Earlier this year, Google released a new device called Chromecast Audio. Think Sonos Connect, but smaller and far, far cheaper. I got a chance to try it out recently and while I had them, many people’s first thoughts upon seeing them were...

In-Ceiling Speaker Buyer’s Guide

In-ceiling speakers are becoming a staple of today’s smart-home and are being installed more often than ever. Because of this, it seems like every speaker manufacturer out there is making some sort of in-ceiling product. Many sizes and options are...