Gadgets

It’s time to make your house work for you. The phrase “home automation” can seem daunting, but you can embrace these new technologies to create a home that heats, cools, lights and secures its residents more efficiently. Don’t let jargon and misconceptions about smart homes scare you off!

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, not only are teen drivers nearly three times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than drivers over age 19, teen drivers age 16-17 are nearly twice as likely as teen drivers age 18-19 to be involved in a fatal crash. Yet, it somewhat defeats the purpose of getting them a license if mom or dad has to sit next to them every time they are behind the wheel.

Much has been made about the ongoing cloud wars. For those not familiar with the term, the cloud wars refers to the intense competition between public cloud providers as they seek to increase their share of the lucrative and growing cloud market. In fact, to describe the competition as intense is probably an understatement.

What’s the best radar detector for that special someone with a lead foot on your list? We’ve evaluated the top radar detectors on the market and reveal which one stands above the pack.

Smart, wireless lighting is clearly the future of illuminating our homes and businesses. However, there are two distinct paths one can choose to automate lighting: smart light bulbs or smart switches.

Bezalel, the company devoted to empowering mobile device users to discard the power cord, has launched a Kickstarter campaign November 10 – December 15 to fund production of the first universal wireless charging case for the iPhone. The initial 400 pre-orders on Kickstarter for Bezalel’s Latitude iPhone case will be manufactured and delivered in time for Christmas!

Make In LA begun the process of recruiting Batch 2 of their Make in LA hardware accelerator. A great opportunity for any early stage hardware startup.
Make in LA is LA’s first hardware accelerator. Make in LA makes hardware less hard, working with 5 promising start-ups at a time.

Black Friday is an important holiday for retailers who see huge numbers of consumers shopping for the holiday season. It has long been held as the ultimate annual shopping holiday, but Cyber Monday has quickly been picking up speed and pulling in equally large amounts of sales.

LA is one of the most unique places in America for innovation and we get some of the biggest venture capitalist not only in LA but in the world!
LA Tech may be the second largest tech hub in the world, however its only a matter of time before its number 1!

The fitness industry is a huge market that is worth over $24 billion so it comes as no surprise that tech companies have entered the picture. The rise of high-tech fitness has taken the industry by storm with everything from wearable fitness trackers to smart jump ropes. No longer content with an overpriced gym that comes with little to no guidance on how to achieve their goals, people are turning more and more to high tech fitness instead.