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How do I install the Blink XT2?

June 2nd, 2020 by

I’ve been a huge fan of the Blink XT2 security Camera, if you follow my twitter, you’ll know I use it to watch my rabbit and make sure he doesn’t rip everything up. The Blink XT2 is an absolutely fantasitc camera, but how do you install it? Starting with, no, you cannot zip-tie it to

How to watch a Blink Camera on a Firestick

May 27th, 2020 by

How to watch your Blink Camera on your TV / Firestick Extra security will give you that peace of mind that you have always been looking for in your home. Now, most people already feel secure in their homes, which is a great thing. However, what about the moments that you are not at home?

Why Is My Ring Doorbell Flashing Blue?

May 14th, 2020 by

Why is my Ring Doorbell flashing blue? This is one of the frequently asked questions among individuals who own Ring Doorbell; fortunately ring doorbell flashing blue circle indicates that your doorbell system is charging. There is no need to worry since the blue circle LED flashing is just but an indicator showing that your Doorbell

Smart Thermostats & How they work

May 9th, 2020 by

The smart thermostat is an intelligent home automation technology used to control the temperature remotely and air conditioning circulation using Wi-Fi. You can schedule the temperature automatically for the whole day. Smart thermostats increase the comfortability of your home day and night. With increased smart technologies, home automation, just like any other industry, has seen

What Universal Remote Works With Firestick?

May 6th, 2020 by

I’m forever losing my Firestick Remote, it’s a pain because I really don’t like using my phone to control my TV and if I’m honest, for my Dumb TV I’d like to be able to turn it on and off + Control my Firestick without hassle. When you’re like myself and have an Nvidia Shield,

Everything you need to know about Vizio

April 20th, 2020 by

Every TV you’ll see on the shelves is now a ‘Smart TV’, but how many of them are actually Smart and why are Vizio models everywhere? What is a Smart TV? Smart TVs took the world by storm, all Dumb-TVs can now be converted to a Smart TV easily and you’ll struggle to find a

Nest Thermostat: Ultimate guide

April 12th, 2020 by

The Ultimate Guide For Nest Thermostats Welcome Home to the Nest Thermostat The Nest Thermostat has a reputation of being one of the best Smart Thermostats on the network. It’s reliable, easy to use and quite possibly the best designed Thermostat out of the box. What you will learn: How to set up your Nest

4K Netflix: A complete how to on UHD in your living room

April 2nd, 2020 by

With streaming services being extremely popular during this covid isolation period, it made me wonder. How many films or shows are available in 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) on Netflix and do they appear on 4K Smart TVs? Finding out a full list of what was available is frustrating, let alone knowing if it’s actually

Neos Smartcam – The cheapest way to protect your home

March 16th, 2020 by

Neos Smartcam Review I’ve been comparing the Blink XT-2 and the Neos Smart Cam for a few weeks now. It’s a pretty good system and for the price, it’s a great budget setup. You can get yourself 5 super small smart cameras for the cheap price of £100. This guide was last updated on the

Magic mirror Raspberry Pi 3 / 4 / Zero

March 10th, 2020 by

Update as of 25/05/2020:It looks like the installer for this was changed, this post has been updated to fix this. At the start of 2019 I promised myself I would make a Magic Mirror on my Raspberry pi 3, I put it off for so long, a few nights ago I sat down with the

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