Five for Wednesday Archive

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

Help Us Out; Take Our One-Question Poll About Five for Wednesday

Hi. We’ve been publishing our weekly round-up of links each Wednesday for almost a year. Sometimes what we post is directly related to real estate and a REALTORS®’ business; sometimes it’s just cool. We’re wondering how this is working...
February 4, 2015

A Smart Connected Mattress Pad, Living in Augmented Reality and More

In This Five for Wednesday, we’ll see a portable keyboard that will fit in your pocket and a matress pad that will help keep you comfortable. The Next Web reports that Pushbullet, one of their Apps of the Year,...
January 28, 2015

Behind the Wayback Machine, The Changing Urban Experience, and More

Archiving the Internet, crowdsourced parking spaces, and really bad passwords. This week in Five for Wednesday. Can the Internet be archived? Brewster Kahle has been trying to answer that question since 1996. From cooperative housing to health care, urban...
January 21, 2015