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Cozy Up to the Softer Side of Technology

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For decades, technology has primarily focused on function and forward-thinking design that looks sleek, high-tech and futuristic rather than warm, friendly and relatable. However, aesthetically pleasing fabric-covered tech is making its way into mainstream life as tech companies are focusing on the softer side of technology.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

The Simple Solution to Shorter Days is a Set Timer

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Life can be hectic, and any amount of simplification reduces stress. Timers make everyday electrical devices easier and more convenient. Summer is winding down, days are getting shorter, back-to-school routines are in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s the perfect time of year to add a little automation to your life and here are a few creative ways you can do it with a set timer.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

Down to the Wire: USB-C vs. Qi Charger

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Just when you get used to the latest tech, it’s replaced by something better. With each iteration, speeds are increased, memory and storage are packed into tinier spaces and the convenience with which consumers can access this new discovery is improved. Currently, the old standards of powering and charging devices are being replaced by two emerging contenders — USB-C and Qi.

But which one is right for you? Here’s a list of some of the benefits to help you decide!

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Topics: Insider, Power

IP Ratings Explained | How to Read the Code

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There are some products – think earbuds – where “waterproof” or “dustproof” are selling points. But what do these terms really mean?

You should be able to find a rating beginning with the letters IP and followed by one or two numbers. But for those who are unfamiliar with the IP rating system, these numbers and letters do not necessarily answer the question.

If that last sentence applies to you, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered!

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Topics: Insider, How To

How to Quickly and Easily Become Tech Savvy in 4 Steps

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In this day and age, we can all comfortably say how much we rely on our phones and devices without judgement, but how tech savvy do you really consider yourself? Technology is becoming more and more prominent in several different aspects of our lives where it may have never been before. With technology constantly evolving, you can easily fall behind new trends and innovations. Before you know it, a trip to your local electronics store might seem a little overwhelming, but there is hope. 

Here are 4 steps you can take to get familiar with and incorporate the use of modern technology in your life while quickly and easily becoming tech savvy.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

Our Favorite Star Wars Trivia | The Facts You've Never Known

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The Star Wars saga taps into a sense of pure, childlike wonder – a galaxy where even behind-the-scenes trivia feels larger than life. With this in mind, here are five facts to fascinate the fan in all of us.

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Topics: Insider, LED Lighting

Our Most Popular Blog Posts You Never Meant to Miss

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It can be challenging to keep up with new content online and products on the market, especially those within technology and its ever-evolving ways. Through our blog, we connect you with highlights and exciting news along the way. This year we launched new variations of popular lighting and devices like Enbrighten Color Changing Landscape Lights all the way to completely new ecosystems like myTouchSmart Wi-Fi Smart Controls and much more. We've recapped below some of Jasco's best news and helpful information from this year with our most popular blog posts you never meant to miss.

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Topics: Insider, News