Security posts

CCTV and home security used to be very expensive, however, with newer technology and improvements it’s become a very plausible DIY project and can even be set up at a budget price!

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

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

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 doorbell battery life, this post will help you! Ring Video Doorbell Pro is generally the best option, it’s not the most expensive but is crammed with

Blink XT2 Review – The best all-weather Wireless Security Camera?

December 4th, 2019 by

The Blink Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Camera Review 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

How to download & store Wyze camera videos locally

July 5th, 2019 by

Sadly, It’s not easy to do this remotely, as of the moment, the only way to do this is to take the SD card out and download the videos to your PC which effectively makes the task redundant. You can now do this via an option called CMC, it does include an extra fee from

Alexa won’t delete all your Amazon Echo data. Here’s the best you can do

June 14th, 2019 by

Amazon keeps everything you say to your Echo device and you can’t actually delete all the data from your end. The only way to completely remove everything from your Amazon account in terms of data is via a formal request which requires you to call Amazon Customer Service. This will remove all voice recordings and

Alexa Guard – A complete guide on setting up

May 15th, 2019 by

Amazon has started releasing the latest update to the Smart Home Alexa Device, this includes older generations such as the 2nd Generation Amazon Echo. Alexa Guard automatically uses its onboard microphone to listen to specific sounds such as broken glass, smoke alarms & fire alarms.
Once this has been triggered you will receive a notification on your phone / tablet with the Amazon Echo app installed alerting you of the issue.

I hope you enjoyed this list of posts and now have some inspiration for your next Smart Home Automation journey. Remember that in order to make a great Smart Home you'll need to plan ahead, so head on over to our complete beginners guide or our free downloadable to-buy list here to find yourself some amazing gadgets. Check out our gear review library here for more information on the best home automation gear. Once you have all of that, just come back here, good luck!

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