Author Archive for Trent Allan

The Internet of Things is here – But will we have too much on our plate?

May 9th, 2015 by

It was just before midday yesterday when Ash, our Data Specialist here at Appliances Online, sent round an email about a new Kickstarter project called the SmartPlate. What is the SmartPlate you ask? A plate that is Smart? Well yes, I guess so, and it’s not much different to the smart family you're no doubt already aware of, such as the smart watch and smart TV. The SmartPlate ... Read more

The Perfect NetFlix Companion

May 2nd, 2015 by

Unless you have been tucked away in your home without a WiFi connection or access to the TV, you will no doubt have heard about the arrival of NetFlix to Australia. NetFlix was born way back in 1997, and for many years was restricted to American viewers only. This lead to thousands of users seeking software that could trick NetFlix into thinking they were in America. The ... Read more