Jenna Black

Jenna is an activist in her community and a lover of all things tech, especially smart home technology.

Posts by Jenna Black

Odessa, Texas

Odessa, Texas Makes Strides to Create a Safer Community for Residents

Jenna Black | Feb 11, 2015 | Focus on Community

Odessa, a city in western Texas, is a community that cares about the safety and well-being of its residents. The city has implemented many safety programs and initiatives in its city departments. Read on to…

christmas tree safety

A Guide to Christmas Tree Safety

Jenna Black | Feb 10, 2015 | Safety Tips

Christmas is only a few days away, and many of you probably already have a Christmas tree. However, there are many people who decorate the tree as a family only a few short days before…

Vivint Camera

Vivint Security Camera Catches Girl Friend-Zoning Guy

Jenna Black | Dec 21, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

You can really feel this poor boy’s pain. As he walks a girl to her front porch, awkwardness ensues. The “front door step” scene every girl dreads when she isn’t into the guy is caught…

allseen alliance

AllSeen Alliance Brings Consistency to ‘The Internet of Things’

Jenna Black | Dec 12, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

The AllSeen Alliance is a non-profit consortium with a goal of expanding upon “The Internet of Things.” According to the company’s website, they hope to “include more functionality and interactions across various brands and sectors,…

Revolv Home Automation

Revolv Brings All of Your Home Automation Apps Together

Jenna Black | May 4, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

As “The Internet of Things” continues to expand to more devices for the home, the ease of home automation gets more complicated. With an app for your lights, one for the sprinklers, another for your…

Trakdot review

Trakdot Luggage Tracker Simplifies Air Travel

Jenna Black | Dec 10, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Trakdot is a new device designed for airline travel that tracks your luggage. It uses advanced location technology to track your bags no matter where in the world they are. Your trakdot device can be…

garageio app

Garageio Provides Full Control of Your Garage From Anywhere

Jenna Black | Mar 24, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

Whether it’s used for storage or as a safe place to park your cars, most suburban homes have a garage. To open your garage, most people use either a portable garage door opener they store…

Apple Home Automation patent

Apple Granted Patent for Home Automation Technology

Jenna Black | Nov 6, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Apple took their first step toward becoming part of the world of home automation today when it was granted a patent to control home devices. The company plans to create a technology that connects the…

kids and battery safety

Energizer Raises Safety Awareness with The Battery Controlled Campaign

Jenna Black | Nov 19, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Energizer has partnered with Safe Kids Worldwide to bring awareness to the danger of a common household device, coin lithium button batteries. Through the campaign, The Battery Controlled, Energizer and Safe Kids Worldwide are providing…

Locate your stolen bike with cricket bike smart alarm

Locate Your Stolen Bike with Cricket Smart Alarm

Jenna Black | Nov 4, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Bike security has always been a simple lock. But Cricket, a new bike security solution from engineer Yariv Bash, is changing things up with the first-ever smart alarm for your bicycle. It’s not a lock,…