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How to Reset Your WeMo, LIFX, Philips, Osram/Lightify Light Bulbs

By Erin L / March 3, 2017 / 3 Comments

I ran into a wee problem with one of my WeMo LED smart light bulbs.  It was easily cleared up with a reset, but it took me some surfing to find out how to do it. That got me thinking, you might someday need to know how to do this yourself, and possibly for other…

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Tim Horton’s cute EH-moji keyboard fails to impress

By Erin L / July 5, 2015 / Comments Off on Tim Horton’s cute EH-moji keyboard fails to impress

Coffee giant Tim Hortons recently announced that just in time for Canada Day, the company would be releasing a cute Canadian emoji keyboard.  On it, some icons of Canuckism: a beaver, moose, Muskoka chair, a flag, an “eh”, plus Timmy’s coffee cup and Timbit box, among some other icons. I was excited to add these…

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Review: Honeywell’s Lyric Thermostat Just Doesn’t Stand Up to the Test

By Erin L / October 10, 2014 / Comments Off on Review: Honeywell’s Lyric Thermostat Just Doesn’t Stand Up to the Test

If you’re still running a retro thermostat with only basic controls, you’re missing out on an opportunity to save money each year by controlling the efficiency of your furnace; turning it down when you’re away, or asleep, or at work, and only keeping at at temperature when you’re home actually using it. I’ve tried a…

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