In my search to automate everything in my home and have as much of it be on Wi-Fi as possible I came across the Basdun Mini Wi-Fi Outlets. I was … Continue Reading Product Review: Basdun Mini Wi-Fi Outlet
Well the day I have been waiting for is finally here, Wyze Cam integration with Alexa is now live! I can finally say Alexa, Show me my Living Room (or … Continue Reading Wyze Cam Gets Alexa Integration!
I have been on a robotic button pusher kick lately testing the Switchbot and the Microbot Push. I was very excited about getting my hands on the Microbot Push as … Continue Reading Product Review: Microbot Push
As you know by now Pi-hole is one of my most recommended Raspberry Pi projects not only does it work great as a network wide ad-blocker but it is always … Continue Reading Unbound Pi-hole
Well IPO’s seem to be the rage here over the last week, first Sonos and now Arlo. Netgear announced earlier this year that Arlo would be distancing itself from the … Continue Reading Upcoming Arlo IPO
Today it was announced the Sonos will be going public as it files for an IPO. I am a big fan of Sonos speakers I have a Play:3 and Sonos … Continue Reading Sonos is Going Public
Amazon has an amazing sale on the Amazon Echo Show going on right now through Prime Day you can pick up the Echo Show for $129.99 which is $100 off … Continue Reading Deal Alert: Amazon Echo Show
Well we are another step closer to Alexa integration for our Wyze Cams as beta firmware was just released for the Wyze Cam V2 for which the change log mentions … Continue Reading Wyze Cam Alexa Integration Update
In my quest to have Alexa control over my smart home from everywhere imaginable I decided to give the Roav Viva by Anker a spin in my car. The Roav … Continue Reading Product Review: Roav Viva by Anker
Amazon has a very good deal for anyone looking to get a start on a Smart home. The package includes an Amazon Echo, a SmartThings Hub and Two Element Smart … Continue Reading Deal Alert: Amazon Echo, SmartThings Hub and Two Element Bulbs
Today we get an update to Raspbian for our Raspberry Pi. This update brings the following: Setup Wizard Localization Recommended Software (available in the Preferences menu) New PDF Viewer Chromium … Continue Reading Raspbian Update Now Available
Well this is pretty interesting, Amazon today announced that on July 2nd we will be receiving “Show Mode” on our Kindle Fire Tablets essentially turning a Kindle Fire into an … Continue Reading Amazon Announces Show Mode for Fire Tablets
Alarm.com is a very big player in the home security space is now partnering with with August and allowing integration of the August Smart Lock Pro into the Alarm.com. This … Continue Reading August and Alarm.com Join Forces
While the QuadHands Deluxe Workbench is not totally IoT related I know a lot of us tinker from time to time whether it be with a Raspberry Pi, electronic repair … Continue Reading Product Review: QuadHands Deluxe Workbench
Just got my Amazon Fire TV Cube so figured I would do a quick unboxing video for everyone to see just what you get.
One of the nice features of the Ecobee Switch+ is hands free lighting control using the Smart On feature, but lets be honest there are times when you just do … Continue Reading Ecobee Switch+ Gets Do Not Disturb Feature