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Elliott Chun

Elliott Chun is passionate for all things tech, consumer and enterprise-focused. He appreciates the betterment and fun they bring to the world and is known for evangelizing their merit on TV, radio and online, including Plug-In. A veteran in the marketing-communications space, today he is the head of both areas for the ASTOUND Group, an award-winning design and fabrication house building brand expressions, experiences and environments. When not promoting brands and discovering what’s new in tech, you’ll find Elliott in pursuit of finding the world’s best pizza.

The Smart Home Series: Arlo Brings a DIY Security Project Without the Wires

If you can't stand the view of wires dangling down the wall or across the room to keep a surveillance camera active in the home or workplace, Netgear's Arlo HD Camera is for you. Arlo's the world's first wire-free, HD and waterproof indoor and outdoor camera and it's easy to set up through the smartphone app and a few presses of buttons.

The Smart Home Series: Home or Away, Control the Garage Door with MyQ by Chamberlain

With a trusted name in Chamberlain automated openers, trust their MyQ smart home device to never drive away from home wondering if you left the garage door open again. Read here about the benefits and how easy it is to install using your smartphone, Wi-Fi and MyQ.

The Smart Home Series: The Almond+ Wireless AC Router and Smart Hub are a Perfect Combination


 In part five of The Smart Home Series, I take a spin with Securifi’s Almond+ Wireless AC Router and Smart Hub combination. After setting this unit up in my house, I quickly realized the power it has to provide increased Wi-Fi speeds, as well as serve as a home automation hub to manage gadgets like the Peanut Wireless Smart Plug.

The Smart Home Series: Ring Video Doorbell Takes Front Door Greeting to Next Levels


 Whether you have an existing doorbell in place or using the good, old-fashioned door knock, there’s a cutting-edge way to change the way you easily upgrade your doorbell. Ring Video Doorbell, just as its name states, and more, including two-way microphone and security features, all in HD.

The Smart Home Series: Why it Should be “August” Year-round with smart locks on your home


 It’s time to take a look at the August Smart Lock, the intelligent, secure access for the home’s door entrance. It’s also a product that is part of the “Works with Nest” family which syncs with an existing Nest product, including the Nest Thermostat.

Upgrade Any Stereo with Sonos Connect

       Upgrade any stereo system into a wireless Sonos one with the Sonos ZonePlayer 90. Also known as the Sonos Connect, this little white device can easily hook up to an existing receiver or set of speakers in the living room, or anywhere in the home, depending on your needs.

The smart home series: Why the Nest Thermostat is central to any smart home

     In part two of the smart home series, I share my experiences with the third generation Nest Thermostat. You will find out why I believe it is a central device to own when building out a connected home.

The smart home series: When “do-it-yourself” isn’t so “D-I-Y,” call Geek Squad

  Welcome to the first of seven blog summaries that share my trials and success of creating a smart home inside my home. With a little elbow grease and help from Geek Squad, the project is already turning into a fun journey!  

Why Sonos is a superior home wireless speaker system

 I recently made the dramatic change of living in an one-bedroom Vancouver condo to a three-bedroom house in Toronto and needed an easy, wireless speakers system like Sonos to fill it with super-sounding music and set the right the right tones. Read on to discover the top five reasons why I think Sonos is the the leading wireless speaker on the market today. 

The best last minute holiday gift guide (VIDEOS)

It’s crunch time. With only one day to go until the big day, if you’re stuck on what to buy the special ones in your life and refuse to go the gift or e-card route, here some hot tech gift suggestions from some of the biggest names in the consumer electronics business.

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