Home & Appliances posts

Smart switches with no neutral / Earth wire

January 15th, 2020 by

Even if you have a fairly modern electrical set up, you may find that some switch boxes simply don’t have a neutral, unfortunately, this means that there will be a large range of Smart Switches don’t work. However, there are alternative non-neutral Smart Switches that can work. It’s worth noting, some level of knowledge with

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Ring Doorbell – Is the battery life good?

December 4th, 2019 by

Picking the right Ring Doorbell can be time-consuming, there’s quite a few in their range now. It generally considered, at the time of writing this article that the Ring Video Doorbell Pro is the best option, it’s not the most expensive but is crammed with great technology at a premium (And affordable) price. A Blink

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A Blink XT2 Review – Critical Opinion

December 4th, 2019 by

A few nights ago, I heard someone trying to get into my place. Not entirely shocking given the area I live in (Nice by day, not great by night!). So I decided to get myself a small battery-powered security camera. The Blink XT2 stood out to me, and here it is! There are mini-reviews in

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Which Smart Bulbs don’t require a hub?

November 10th, 2019 by

In a rush? Our Opinion: There’s a ton of bulbs out there, from Philips Hue, LIFX, Ikea Tr√•dfri and even the Anker Eufy Lumos which make it on my top list. Our suggestion? Definitely check out the LIFX range or the Yeelight. How does it work without a hub? Research for a decent Smart Bulb

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Can I use the Raspberry Pi with Alexa?

November 3rd, 2019 by

Simply put, yes, you can use Raspbian OS to Control Alexa and it’s quite easy to set up. We’ll tackle that in this guide and hopefully, this will give you some insight into making your own fancy Smart AI. How to use Alexa for Android Funny things to ask / do with Alexa Difficulty: 3/5

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Get the best Black Friday Deals for your Smart Home

October 29th, 2019 by

Black Friday is closing in on us, day by day, some would say it’s the best time to get new technology for your Smart Home. But are they really better around Black Friday / Cyber Monday? How to find the best Black Friday Deals? Firstly, I HIGHLY suggest getting Amazon Prime, you can get 30

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Stunning Furniture for Smart Homes

September 16th, 2019 by

I’ve been spending a metric ton more time recently looking at furniture for my home as of recent and whilst not all of these incorporate Smart Technology, it definitely looks great with it! So these are all the goodies I have on my Amazon Wishlist either to buy or think about buying for any cosmetic

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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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