Jonathan Somers

Infrared Remote Control from your PC

Wouldn’t it be great if your stereo would automatically turn itself down when your telephone rang? Or if you could call your VCR on the telephone and have it tape a certain show? As with most home automation gadgets, I found several tools to let me operate...

What’s In Our Future?

look You are standing in a very large room. It’s dark in here! You see: a tableLamp, a chandelier, and spotlights. turn on tableLamp Okay. That’s better. You see: a tableLamp, a chandelier, spotlights, a cdPlayer, a cassette player, a receiver, a TV, and a...