Category: Tools and Reviews

  • GE Windmills – Augmented Reality

    Whoever it was the created this demonstration for GE’s SmartGrid project had some creativity. This is one of the coolest demonstrations of recognition (Facial recognition applied to an object). You must watch the video below. http://ge.ecomagination.com/smartgrid/#/augmented_reality You can do this yourself. It is a very cool party type demo. All that is needed is a…

  • RTA Cabinet Discussion

    I like to include information regarding techniques or products when people contact me directly. I know that many of you will have the same questions and it is great to get the information out in a forum where everyone can benefit from it. On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:14 AM, <> wrote: Hi there.…

  • Google Street View Maps in WNY

    If you have ever seen Google street view maps, you will realize how useful they are. If you are in real estate or they are incredibly valuable. You can essentially do a drive by of a house or neighborhood and view a property. I have always had the criticism that the Google Street View maps…

  • Buffalo News Classifieds

    I am not sure how long this has been like this, but I must say, they Buffalo News classified section is MUCH improved. Take a look. They need to fight to survive with all of the other options available to a seller today (ebay, craigslist, etc). http://www.buffalonews.com/323

  • Rigid Tools with Lifetime Warranty

    Rigid Tools with Lifetime Warranty

    Wow, lifetime service on a power tool!! I just stumbled across this on the Home Depot site. Rigid Tools is offering a lifetime warranty (for the original owner of the tool). This warranty even covers batteries! I’ll say it again, you can even get new batteries. (a lifetime of free replacement batteries). Rigid makes a…

  • Every Renovator should have an iPhone!

    Every Renovator should have an iPhone!

    If you are a house flipper, renovator, or handyman, you need an iPhone! I purchased an iPhone a couple of weeks ago after finally deciding it was time for a new phone (a child’s toy phone had more features than my 6 year old phone). The iPhone has been a huge help in my day…