Today we’re looking at the lights in your home. It’s a big part of your everyday experience…but lighting has gone through a lot of changes in recent years.
Today – staying cool, as the hot summer approaches. Now, I’d like to begin, with a look back. When I got out of college many years ago, I worked at a commercial real estate brokerage in Baltimore. And as you might know, East Coast summers – can be really hot and humid! And my apartment had no AC….so when I got home at the end of the day, the place was like a sauna.
Today we’re tackling cord-cutting. And specifically the question… If I cut the cord on cable TV… How do I watch all my shows?
Recently On Real Estate Today, we reported on the impact that Uber and Lyft are having on real estate. New York Real Estate Agents say the ride-sharing services are encouraging people to look for homes farther away….because they know it’s easy getting to work, using Uber and Lyft.
How the new voice recognition systems like Amazon Echo and Google Home – are making a huge difference in the lives of the elderly, and the disabled. We’re hearing about this more and more….that while for many people, voice recognition is just plain fun….for others, it represents an enormous leap forward in their ability to live more productive, and more independent lives.
And today – a major cable TV company fights back – against the enormous wave of cord cutting. That wave is growing bigger all the time, as more Americans cancel their cable TV subscriptions….deciding instead, to just use high speed internet to stream their TV shows, movies and music.
But first….it’s time for our Smart Home Technology report! And today – as we talk about moving into a brand new place – let’s find out how technology can make it easier, and more efficient. And I’m talking about the new generation of furniture placement apps for your smartphone!
And today – we talking about – the recovery. NOT the real estate recovery. And not the morning-after kind of recovery. We’re talking about the time it takes – for your hot water to go from stone cold – to red hot. You know what I’m talking about…say that one or two people take extra-long showers…and they use every single bit of the hot water in the tank! Now it’s your turn – but how long do you have to wait, before you have hot water too?
Today an update on both the Amazon Echo and the Google home Smart Home voice recognition systems, and how you can use them to listen to this program. I don’t want to take anything for granted, so I’m going to walk you through it step by step.
Today we have an exciting new development in the field of smart lighting. As we all know smart Lighting systems are one of the most popular parts of smart home technology. Millions of people have filled their homes with internet connected light bulbs, that they can turn on and off from their smartphone, no matter where they are in the world.
We’re continuing our look at the Apple HomePod, the newest contender for the title of Champion of the Smart Home Speakers!
And today – trouble in Paradise. We reported recently about the brand new entry in the red hot field of Smart Home voice recognition devices…as the Apple device known as the HomePod hit store shelves all across America…
It’s time for our Smart Home Technology report!
And today we have a product review for you… All about inviting a robot into your own home. That’s right… a robot that helps you clean your house. I’m talking about the Roomba, from the company called iRobot.
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The voice recognition Market in the American home grows exponentially bigger…as the Amazon Echo, and the Google home, are joined by the Apple Home Pod.
We’re talking about cord-cutting and your budget. As we’ve reported here on Real Estate Today, the number of people cutting the cable TV cord is increasing dramatically. More and more Americans are ditching cable, and instead, going with fast internet, for their home entertainment.