iPad/Alexa’s Music Marriage creates a Rogue Duo

iPad/Poort The iPad is the wicked witch that was never invited to the smart home party. Although it is widely acknowledged to be the smartest of them all, somehow its name is not to be mentioned as a network component, even within the Apple camp. There is one simple...

An iPad/Echo Partnership Jailbreaks Both of Them

By Dwight Gilbert Jones – Poort Design I am one of those people who utilize music in the home like furniture – it’s there all the time, low key and unobtrusive. Over the years I have developed a strong affection for a French Canada radio station,...

The Kitchen Phone Returns, With Superpowers

By Dwight G. Jones, Poort Designer A DESIGNER’S BLOG ABOUT ‘MODERNIZING’ 1955 KITCHEN PHONES As the transition from land lines to cellular phones continues, the kitchen phone is gradually disappearing, with no obvious replacements. Cellphones have a...