It is very common in technology lovers, among which I include myself, looking for endless arguments and reasons why it is essential to acquire the latest and most modern device. The last one is always the final one, the one that will make life easier and work a path of roses. When the iPad came out, my mind set to work in search of the necessary excuses to justify its purchase, and as a result of these ramblings I have found a thousand and one uses for the iPad at home.
Category: Digital home
For those of us who are not Millennials or Generation Z, when we talk about sound at home, the criteria and concepts that we have known in recent decades have been completely exceeded and flown into pieces. When "barely" twenty years ago we were still with relatively bulky sound systems with CDs as kings of music at home, today everything has changed.
Needless to say, music is an essential part of our life by igniting our senses and emotions. A few decades ago, music at home went through the presence of huge reproductive devices that resembled real furniture. In the eighties and nineties, compact equipment allowed us to integrate music players at home a little more discreetly until we reached WiFi technology that radically changed the way we listen to music at home.
Smart homes are the order of the day, with increasing growth prospects. According to Gartner, Spain already has more than 6.5 million connected objects. So, if during the year you have not had occasion to make any renovation in your house, you are still on time because summer can be the best time to carry it out.
In the race for a hyperconnected and safer house, we often question whether this security has a lack of privacy. The big question is, does connectivity have to be synonymous with renunciation of privacy? The obvious answer seems to be yes. Because having a hyperconnected house means "filling it" with speakers that are aware of what we say and cameras recording our activity.
When two big luxury teams like Saint Laurent and Bang & Olufsen come together, only good things can come out. These two leading firms have collaborated to launch a limited edition of two mythical products of the Danish firm: Beoplay A9 and Beoplay A1. In order to demonstrate that the taste for design is not limited to fashion, Saint Laurent and Bang & Olufsen have launched a limited edition of these products that come to fall in love with their aesthetics, and their qualities.
From the union of art and technology Energy Sistem has created a new range of speakers called Frame Speakers. Designed to be seen but created to be heard, three national artists have collaborated with this project to integrate technology into your home in the most natural way possible and without "stealing" space.
You have a beautiful house. And before in winter you loved to settle in that cozy corner in front of the fireplace covered with a blanket to enjoy a book. Or in summer, you got up early to drink your coffee on the terrace while reading the newspaper. Now, you do the same as before, but instead of reading a book or newspaper, or chatting with your people enjoying the moment, what you do is look at the mobile.
They say that television is one of the biggest nightmares of decorators and interior designers. What they call a decorative tension point, because where a television is placed conditions many other things. The love of technology is sometimes somewhat incompatible with the love of decoration.
Amazon has announced this week that the Echo Show arrives in Spain. The Echo Show is the first Alexa device in Spain that integrates a 10-inch HD screen that offers crisp, bright images, as well as an integrated Digital Home controller and a high-quality speaker system that provides powerful bass and bass sound. stereo.
Home automation is a fact. IKEA knows this, and that is why, among its goals for 2019 is the democratization of technology at home. Among its innovations in this field, the intelligent blinds stand out. Under the name of Fyrtur and Kadrilj, IKEA has launched these two motorized blinds that are activated by a small remote control and are compatible with Alexa, HomeKit or Google Assistant.
Barry MC Gee the urban artist known for his graffiti and recognized internationally (he has exhibited his works at the Venice Biennale, at the Walker Museum in Minneapolis or the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles), collaborates with Sonos in the design of an edition Limited of its classic Play: 5. The excuse for doing so has been the return to the stages of the 80's hip-hop group, Beastie Boys, who return with two concerts in London, for which tickets have already sold out.
Falmec revolutionizes again the filtering in the kitchen with a scenery and extraordinary design. The Levante model with its motorized system adjusts to the height of each need, which implies being an appliance that can be operated by remote control and descends from the ceiling up to 1 meter in height.
When we read or hear the name of New Garden in decoration, we quickly associate it with its translation into outdoor furniture or accessories. We are not completely misguided but of course, in these dates talking about the garden does not hit so much. We allow you to keep on informing about this signature because, in autumn, New Garden finds its place in the interior spaces without having to show itself outside them.
Two weeks is what the Google Home mini has at home. I tell you (at the user level not tekkie) my experience with the multifunction device. What most attracts attention when buying it is the large size of the packaging itself. Because although the Google Home is mini, its packaging is not, and this of caring and surprising with the packaging of the product is always a success.
From Copenhagen, the long-awaited promise by the Danish luxury audio firm Bang & Olufsen is fulfilled. The Beosound 1 and Beosound 2 speakers have Google Assistant since September 11. A combination of experiences to make us enjoy par excellence one of the best sound devices with high quality on the market.
Netatmo returns to focus on security with its latest release, an intelligent smoke detector capable of notifying owners in case of fire with an alarm and an instant alert on their smartphones Netatmo is the leading company in creating smart, simple solutions and carefully designed that aims to create a safer and more comfortable home thanks to technology.
Applying technology and AI (Artificial Intelligence) to space systems we find solutions as original as Bumblebee Spaces. A system that thinks about the volume of the living space and takes advantage of the ceilings to store the furniture or objects that are not being used at that time and leave the floor clear so that it is used according to the needs.
Bang & Olufsen today presented a new powerful and wireless home speaker that will completely change the way we live the sound. Created in collaboration with renowned furniture designer Michael Anastassiades, - its IC light lamps are one of the contemporary objects of desire - FLOSBeosound Edge speakers is another design by Bang & Olufsen, which will transform the daily routine into musical mastery as well as providing value Aesthetic to homes.
The exclusive Bang & Olufsen firm always gives freedom of choice to place where we want your flexible music players, with maximum portability (without cables). As if that were not enough, of all the design speakers that the brand already has and offers, this summer and, from July 5, new models are available, the five most special BeoSound 1.
It is the turn of the smart windows that control CO2, humidity, indoor temperature and other levels to ensure the best indoor environment. Velux, the best-known roof window brand on the market, and the leading developer of smart homes Netatmo, have come together to create the first “smart window system” called Velux Active with Netatmo that allows roof windows, blinds and Curtains automatically through smart sensors.