If there's ever been two things that we love, it's technology and design. If you still have to manually turn your lights on in 2016, it's time for you to look into home automation. If you still set your home alarm from a keyfob, it's time for you to look into home automation. If you have to stress thinking that the garage door didn't fully close when you left home this morning, it's time for your to look into home automation. There's no denying it, home automation is the futu
Apple’s hasn’t breathed as much as a word regarding HomeKit since it was announced not long ago. However, this hasn’t stopped many from speculating what Apple’s next move is regarding the smart home. While many figure Apple has merely been trying its hand at the smart home, it’s clear that they’ve been trying to build their system from the ground up. Expect Apple’s presentation WWDC next week to reveal more about HomeKit and what it will do for revolutionizing the smart home!
We’ve had solar panels available for a long time. You can even have your roof covered in them if you wish! The problem with solar panels is that when it comes to yielded power vs. investment, it just doesn’t cut it. Don’t be fooled, solar energy won’t save you a dime (unless you’re ok with waiting a couple decades until it begins to pay for itself). The real advantage comes when there is NO POWER — as in when the power gets cut. Most solar batteries have a very limited capaci
The Apple Watch is here and we at Kubix team can’t wait to give it a whirl! Since the Apple Watch’s release we’re already starting to see its uses in the world of home automation. Companies like PEQ have already released interface apps for iOS that can be used to control its smart devices, and now with Apple’s new smart watch, they’ve toned down their iOS app to work compatibly. If you own a modern home in Calgary, you will be pleased to know that you can now have a universal
Smart home technology revolutionizes your living space, no matter what kind of home you have. In Calgary, where the weather can change at the drop of a dime and energy is the key focus of the city, smart devices such as smart thermostats can automatically adjust conditions in your home without you even having to lift a finger. It doesn't stop there however. Wifi-enabled crockpots, washers/dryers, and a whole host of other appliances are all ready in many homes across Calgary,
It’s no doubt that when it comes down to it: smart watches are here to stay. Whether it’s the Apple Watch or the Samsung Gear S or the Moto360, smart watches are not only slick as heck, but they’ve got a myriad of uses that are incredibly valuable! Yes, we’ve got notifications that we can get on our wrists. Yes, they can give us our heart rate. But can they help with our home security? Can they help make our home more functional with the push of a button? The answer to those
It’s 2015, CES has passed, but new technologies never stop coming! The guys here’s at Kubix Calgary are always on the lookout for the coolest technologies to implement into our sustainable and green homes here in Calgary. Everything from the latest and coolest garage door openers, smart home hubs, locks, lights, and even windows. It’s all about the best tech for us here at Kubix. We want to BLOW YOUR MINDS with our homes, and that means giving you things that go “WOW”! Tom’s
There is no doubt that every Consumer Electronics Show since its inception has brought some truly amazing things to enhance our lives. …It’s also no doubt that the geeks over at Kubix have been going nuts to see what the latest and greatest is going to be for our upcoming Kubix homes! This year’s CES ushered in the era of the “Smart Home”. Whether it’s advanced security systems, home automation, or home management, we saw a little bit of everything at the beginning of this y