Five for Wednesday Archive

Learn about the IoT from a ninja cat & unicorn & much more in Five for Wednesday

In this edition of Five for Wednesday, the term ‘potporri’ is an understatement. Learn about how to improve customer feedback with email and a service to help you and your neighbors save money on services. Plus, let a ninja...
April 15, 2015

Light Might Replace WiFi and The Apple Watch is Getting Reviewed

In this Five for Wednesday, we look at flickering lights that might replace WiFi and a new aluminum battery that charges in about a minute. The Verge has a very cool Apple Watch review. Nilay Patel has been wearing it...
April 8, 2015

IBM and the Internet of Things, Budget Smartwatches, and More

Scanning your face to determine your biological age, IBM and the Internet of Things, and budget smartwatches. These things and more in Five for Wednesday. Feeling older than you really are? Younger? There’s an algorithm for that. Researchers in...

New REALTOR® Store and A Whole Lotta Internet of Things – Five for Wednesday

In this Five for Wednesday, there’s a new REALTOR® Store and an awful lot happening in the Internet of Things space. Let’s get started. First, CRT has been working hard with our Marketing staff to create a new REALTOR®...
March 25, 2015

Clear Solar Panels, Rotating Blades for Umbrellas and A Haystack That Helps You Make Contacts

In this Five for Wednesday, we’ll look at where memories live, solar panels that are clear as glass and an umbrella that’s a rotating blade. FastCo Design wrote about haptic feedback and what it means to the wearable industry....
March 18, 2015

Mount Your Phone to your Computer and a Meerkat You’ll Love in Five for Wednesday

Cool stuff this week, including a clip that keeps your phone or tablet where you can see it and live streaming video on Twitter. With the Apple Watch event behind us (still interested in the Pebble Time), there’s speculation...
March 11, 2015

A Smart Brain for Your Energy Usage and Improving Your iOS Workflows in Five for Wednesday

In this Five for Wednesday, we’ll look at a way to monitor your energy usage throughout your home with a single device. We’ll also look at the Pebble Time (again…man, I think I really do want one) and a...
March 4, 2015

Pebble Time Will Color Your E-Ink World & Amazon Wants to Bring Mobile 3D Printing to Your House

In this Five for Wednesday, we look at Pebble’s new watch and a smart lock that doesn’t break the bank. Pebble launched their newest Kickstarter campaign yesterday for their new smart watch, the Pebble Time. They’ve smashed their goal of $500,000...
February 25, 2015

Tonight We’re Gonna HTTP(arty) Like It’s (No Longer) 1999

HTTP gets an update, more fashion-challenged computers for your face, and 3-D selfie statues. Enjoy this week’s Five for Wednesday. HTTP is getting its first major upgrade since 1999. Expected to bring faster page loads and better cacheing (among...
February 18, 2015

Get Rid of Unwanted Wifi Dead Spots, Build a Cheap LED Smart Lighting System, and More

This is quite a menagerie this week. We have coming soon tech and tech that isn’t dead, to our new podcast! Check it out in Five for Wednesday! Eero is a new company that is selling routers that create...
February 11, 2015