Essentials posts

Do LED Lights Really Save Money?

September 22nd, 2019 by

It’s 2019, Internet-capable LED light bulbs are all the rage and there’s reason behind the movement. LED bulbs boast an estimate of 20 hours more in terms of life expectancy, meaning 1 LED bulb would last as long as 20 of your standard incandescent bulbs at only a slightly higher price! So, the question is,

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Alexa’s Preferred Speaker Setup

September 9th, 2019 by

A preferred Speaker is the default Speaker your selected Alexa device plays through, great for music in a room by room basis. This means that your Kitchen speakers will use one speaker and your bedroom another, to fully set the volume you expect in both scenarios. The Risks of Smart Home Technology & How to

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Top 10 Home Automation Routines you need

September 3rd, 2019 by

Getting into Smart Homes is like being a car fanatic, you want to and need to know the best options to make everything work smoothly. You want to know how to make everything as flashy as possible and as efficient as possible. It’s in our nature to make our life easier, so with these Home

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Is the C-Force Portable Display perfect for your Smart Home

August 27th, 2019 by

Stop! This isn’t a sponsored article! This is something I’ve been thinking about and wanted to share! The C-Force Portable Display might be the PERFECT SmartHome Screen for your futuristic house! What is the C-Force Portable Display? When you look at your Smartphone, you’ll notice the screen is extremely thin, but there’s not really been

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Should you consider the Trådfri for Google Mini?

August 1st, 2019 by

You’ve bought yourself a trådfri (tradfri for the rest of this article for Google ranking purposes!) set of lights and you’re wondering if your Google Mini could be the sole controller. Simply put, yes. The Google Home can control the tradfri lights from Ikea. If you’re new into the realm of Smart Home Lighting and

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The Prime Day Deals that benefit Smart Homes

July 9th, 2019 by

Amazon Prime Day is around the corner and I AM EXCITED. This is Amazon’s time to pretend to cut down all third-party good prices but actually sell their goods much cheaper. The sale starts on Monday, July 15th and will run for 48 hours. This is based on a leak public relations email that came

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The Risks of Smart Home Technology & How to stay safe

June 11th, 2019 by

Are Smart Devices Dangerous? What are the risks of smart home technology? The risks of smart Home Technology are queried as often as finding the definition of a ‘Smart Home’. In the grand scheme of things, everything which is an internet-connected device is potentially dangerous. In the grand scheme of things, everything which is an

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My Best Smart Home Gift Ideas 2019

June 7th, 2019 by

If you’re looking to get friends and family into Smart Homes, what better way than to buy them their first device as a gift? This will get them hooked into futuristic technology for you to talk about! So, here are my favourite gadgets gifts for automating your friend or families home. Smart Home Gifts For

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Top Tips for Smart Home Beginners

June 5th, 2019 by

Building a Smart Home This is the first of one of my cornerstone posts which I’ll update as I go with my personal experience and advice I think is perfect for users who are just getting into the Smart Home World. This post is geared towards New to Intermediate Smart Home / Home Automation users

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PDF – What are the benefits of Home Automation?

June 3rd, 2019 by

There are a ton of benefits for home automation and luckily for us, they fall into a specific set of categories which we can break down into how much money can be saved with home automation, how safe you can make your home with tools like Ring & Nest and lastly if not the most

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