HomeMonitor Security Camera Gives You Peace of Mind

LAS VEGAS — New parents have long understood the benefits of a baby monitor the ability to peek in on your precious newborn and make sure everything is alright. As technology evolved, it got easier to do this from afar. Wi-Fi and apps paved the Read More …

5 Companies on the Cutting Edge of Sustainable Prefab Housing

5 Prefab Companies Impacting Green Housing 1. LivingHomes LivingHomes uses a modular construction process, meaning many of a home’s components are manufactured and pre-assembled prior to the on-site build. According to the company, modular construction is less expensive than “stick-built” (or on-site) methods, and also Read More …

Survey: Smartphones Ease Back-to-School Stress for Moms

Yoga, deep breathing, wine. There are many ways to make life less stressful, but this time of year, smartphones get the credit for being the best stress-reliever — at least, for moms of school-aged children. A recent survey shows that 85% of moms say “their Read More …

Could Your Office Use This Lower Cost 3D Printer?

You might have heard of 3D printing and wondered what exactly it is. The concept of printing typically brings to mind a paper-printer spitting out documents stamped with ink. A 3D printer works like this: Designers create images of models on their computers and print Read More …

In Drought Response, Home Depot Holds Nationwide Conservation Workshops

In this photo taken Aug. 15, 2011, a customer enters a North Little Rock, Ark., Home Depot store. Image: Danny Johnston/Associated Press The Home Depot is taking its “more saving, more doing” slogan an environmental level. This weekend, it’s hosting nationwide water conservation workshops to Read More …

Your Smartphone Is More Energy Efficient Than You Think

You may not have to feel so guilty about juicing up your smartphone every few hours, according to a new study conducted by OPower. The study found that the electricity used to charge an iPhone 5 from 0% to full is almost inconsequential at $0.41 Read More …

10 Festive Free E-Cards for the Holidays

10 Festive Free E-Cards for the Holidays 1. Pingg Holiday Pie Chart by Stacey Hill This is a fab design for the more geeky among us. 2. Jimpix 3D Christmas Tree Enjoy some cool 3D effects with this interactive option. 3. Hipster Cards — The Read More …

Science Reveals Simple Way You’ll Miss Best Holiday Deals

Want to find a better holiday deal this season? Look left…or even right, for that matter. Just don’t look straight ahead. New research finds that shoppers most often choose items at the center of store displays regardless of whether it’s the best product or price. Read More …

With This Flex-Neck Lighter, You Won’t Get Burned

Burned fingertips and singed hands are no fun, but sometimes incurring those minor injuries are unavoidable when we’re lighting candles or barbecue grills — especially with small lighters or matches. The Zippo Flex Neck Utility Lighter ($19.95) is a new product from the Zippo Manufacturing Read More …

50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

It has been another action-packed week here at Mashable. We’ve been covering the newest gadgets coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Pope’s last Tweet and the fate of Groupon CEO Andrew Mason. We know you’ve been busy with your own lives, so Read More …