Is Google always listening to me?

Privacy has been a contentious issue recently, and rightly so. Big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon have faced high levels of scrutiny, as they are dealing with highly sensitive and personal data, some of which in ways that were seemingly less than transparent. So, as Google Assistant-enabled devices rise in popularity, it’s… Continue reading Is Google always listening to me?

Making your Google Nest Hub Max more accessible

As smart assistant-enabled displays are becoming more ubiquitous, they are also becoming more feature-rich. With increasing capabilities, there are also a growing number of accessibility settings that enable users with various needs and use cases to get the most out of these devices. This guide will outline the accessibility settings that can be found on… Continue reading Making your Google Nest Hub Max more accessible

Getting started with smart home tech

Preparation checklist Before you start purchasing devices for your smart home, it is important to ensure you have a solid understanding of smart home technology, both in terms of the overall infrastructure and intercommunication of devices, as well as the devices themselves. Here are some things you should always think about before taking the plunge… Continue reading Getting started with smart home tech

The impact of smart technology on attendant care

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many flaws and injustices in our healthcare system. At the forefront of these was severe understaffing within nursing homes and long-term care facilities, often bordering on neglect. With support worker demand at an all-time high and supply being threateningly low, resource management becomes critical, and in many cases, even life and… Continue reading The impact of smart technology on attendant care