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Would you let your iPhone control your Home?

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Who remembers this movie? 



For those of you that don't know, a 13-year-old boy wins a prize of a computerized home aka "The House of the Future." Mind you, this was 1999.

Things start out great for the family having extra help around the house. But things quickly turn for the worse as the house gets a little too controlling and ends up going on lock-down. (Kind of like when you enter the wrong passcode too many times on your iPhone.)

Fortunately the creator was able to reboot the house and, like all Disney stories, they lived happily ever after...

I think this movie had quite the impact on many people, because who wouldn't want a "Smart House?" Of course, I mean, without the the whole scary lock-down thing.

I think we can all agree it would be nice to have an extra hand around the house. A Smart Home may just be the trick! According to a recent story from NBCNews, Smart Homes may not be as far into the future as we thought.
"Apple is reportedly about t…

10 Ways to Celebrate May the 4th - Star Wars Day!

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....

Sunday, May 4, 2014 is Star Wars Day, celebrated by fans around the world.  There are an infinite number of ways to celebrate!  From cupcakes to crafts, and Twitter to trivia, here are some of my favorite suggestions.









1. Movie Bloopers

Find these bloopers during your Star Wars movie marathon, courtesy of IMDB.com (in words) and MovieMistakes.com (with pictures!)




Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes


Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes


Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes


Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes


Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes


Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
Bloopers on IMDB    |    Bloopers on Movie Mistakes





2. Star Wars character eggs

If you have lots of eggs lef…