Google quietly released a voice-control app: Voice Access. It’s great for two groups: disabled people who have trouble using their smartphones, and able-bodied people wanting voice control over their Android device. Voice Access requires enrolling in its now-filled beta program, but XDA members managed to pull the installer so anyone can use the app.
If you still have a landline and you’ve never used Ooma, you may want to transition to the cloud-based phone service so you can take advantage of some amazing smart home integrations that are available. You probably wouldn’t think there’s much an Internet-based phone service could do for your home, but would you believe that with Ooma you can do things like: Have your Nest thermostat automatically turn on call forwarding when you leave home Save voicemail recordings to your Dropbox account Make calls with Amazon Echo (Alexa) Blink or change the color of your Philips Hue bulbs when certain
Real maple syrup is pretty perfect as is, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be jazzed up every once in a while. To add extra oomph to your pancakes and waffles, consider trying one of these delicious syrup infusions from The Kitchn. Read more
Maria Garcia of Prairie Village celebrates Mother’s Day with a chocolate-cake/flan creationThe cake starts out on top but the flan sinks to the bottom during bakingGarcia was owner of the Garcia’s Mexican Restaurants, an early Mexican eatery in KC …