GBoard for iPhone

Last week, Google released GBoard, a keyboard for iOS that lets you easily search, add emojis, attach animated GIFs, glide type and more. The keyboard works in any app: Notes, Messages, Mail, etc. The app has been well received by iOS users and is super easy to configure. Here’s the setup process: 1: Go to the App Store and download the app 2: Launch the…

Online criminals are targeting the real estate industry 

Online criminals are targeting the real estate industry. In fact, they consider the industry to be low-hanging fruit. I recently contributed a few best practices on how to protect yourself against wire fraud scams and other cybercrime in the Inman News piece, “Scam steals closing money by hacking agent, escrow email.” Let’s examine the crime a bit more closely. A real estate transaction includes a substantial…

Netatmo Weather Station

Netatmo Weather Station

I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area two years ago and quickly discovered how significant the temperature varied from community to community. Northern California is comprised of microclimates. I learned the hard way that the weather in San Francisco is completely different than the weather in Santa Cruz, which is completely different than the weather in Marin. Being from New England, I found this…

Holiday Gift Guide

Give the gift of tech this holiday season

Looking for a last minute gift? Give the gift of tech this holiday season. Here are some of my favorite high-tech gadgets that will surely help to make the season bright. Nest Cam Nest Cam is an elegant security camera connected to the Internet and designed to keep your family and home safe. Previously marketed as Dropcam, Nest acquired the camera in 2014, rebranded the…

Apple’s special event and the future of property search

Apple’s special event and the future of property search

Apple recently wrapped up its ‘Hey Siri’ event, which was held on September 9th 2015 at the Bill Graham Center in San Francisco. There were a ton of announcements. Now, that the dust has settled, let’s break it down. The event itself was far more cohesive than the WWDC keynote in June, which in terms of Apple, was a train wreck. This time, the segments…