Indiana Lang

Samsung Smartthings Hub

Samsung SmartThings Hub, Quick Review

Smart hubs are a hot product right now with users who need a way to integrate the growing number of smart devices that seem to appear almost daily. A smart hub can be an easy way to control everything from a single app. Personally, I prefer to use separate apps to control my home, mostly because...

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...