Tech

Introducing the World’s First 3D Printed House

Posted: by March 6th, 2017
The first house printed using 3D printing technology has been built in Stupino town, Moscow. Using Apis Cor 3D printing technology, the building was constructed in just under 24 hours. It cost $10,000 dollars to build and can stand for 175 years. A distinctive feature of the printer is its design, which is reminiscent of the tower crane, allowing the printer to execute the printing process of constructing the building both inside and outside. … Read the rest of this post »

This brick-laying robot can build your house 4 times faster than humans

Posted: by August 30th, 2016
Innovation in housing doesn’t always have to come from materials. Brick laying just got a whole load faster with the Hadrian X – a robotic brick laying machine created by Fastbrick robotics that currently lays at a rate of 1000 bricks per hour – compared to the human average of 300-500 per day.… Read the rest of this post »

Elon Musk to unveil a ‘Solar Roof’ product to revolutionise the roof industry

Posted: by August 22nd, 2016
Not content with creating an entirely new concept for the car industry, Tesla’s Elon Musk announced last week that SolarCity (a company he helped start with his two cousins) will unveil a new product towards the end of the year taking solar panels to a whole new level.… Read the rest of this post »

Google’s New Data Gallery Reveals Interesting Property Statistics

Posted: by July 15th, 2016
With their new data gallery you can now quickly and easily get Think with Google’s latest data insights across a variety of topics. Read the rest of this post »

Google’s Project Sunroof predicts the benefits of Solar Panel Installation.

Posted: by June 2nd, 2016
Adding renewable energy sources to our homes is not only good for the environment, but also drives the cost of living down. In recent years, even in Northern Ireland (with relatively little direct sunlight throughout the year) - the cost of solar panel installation has fallen. Read the rest of this post »

Google Unveil ‘Google Home’ at I/O to rival Amazon Echo

Posted: by May 18th, 2016
Google have today unveiled their answer to the Amazon Echo in the form of 'Google Home' at their I/O conference. The product is a voice-powered assistant that can answer everyday questions as you bustle around the house, using Google search technology via the web to provide you with the answers you need. Read the rest of this post »

Turn Anything Into a Remote Control With Knocki

Posted: by May 17th, 2016
Knocki is a small wireless device that instantly transforms ordinary surfaces (walls, tables, doors, furniture, counter-tops, & more) into powerful yet easy to access remotes for your favorite devices and software. Read the rest of this post »

Facebook brings 360 degree photos to news feed.

Posted: by May 12th, 2016
Back in September, Facebook introduced support for 360-degree videos in your Newsfeed. Soon, that same treatment will apply to photos too. The social network announced today that starting in the next few weeks, you'll be able to snap a panoramic photo sphere on your phone and then upload it to Facebook. You can also use other 360-degree cameras to take those shots too, like the Gear 360. Read the rest of this post »

Google’s Project Tango, and what it means for Estate Agent Professionals

Posted: by April 13th, 2016
A new wave of sensors in mobile phone hardware are set to potentially change how we use our phones. Google's 'Project Tango' is more than just a fancy codeword. Instead, it is a fundamental change to how our phones perceive space, and it could be a huge deal for virtual tour experiences, and how homes of the future are marketed online. Read the rest of this post »

10 Awesome Websites Every HomeOwner Should Know About

Posted: by July 20th, 2015
As well as PropertyPal, the web is a wonderful place for home inspiration. Whether you are planning a complete home makeover project, or simply looking for some new places to get ideas, this collection of 10 websites that you may not know about, should hopefully provide you with a couple of new places worth visiting.… Read the rest of this post »