• SimpliSafe security system is inexpensive, transportable

    SimpliSafe seems like a pretty simple (get it?) home security system for those of us who value our safety, but not enough to get a professional security system installed and, especially, anyone who lives in an apartment or moves around a lot. Read More

  • Electronic House's 'Home of the Year'

    Sure, 2009 isn’t even halfway over yet but that didn’t stop Electronic House from crowning a winner in its “Home of the Year Awards.” It’s a quaint little 7,000 sqare foot spread located in the Hollywood Hills with none other than a dedicated game room complete with one of those triple-screen racing simulators like we saw at CES this year. Read More

  • Detroit condos to be built from shipping containers

    Home, sweet home. Replace the second “home” with “discarded shipping container with holes cut into it,” though. That’s what the occupants of a new 17-unit condo development will be saying some time next year if architect Steven Flum and company can convince the city of Detroit to let them build the “Exceptional Green Living on Rosa Parks” project on top… Read More