While “normies” are out fighting in the aisles of Walmart to snap up one of the official “Classic Mini” consoles that Nintendo lets slip out onto the market every once … Continue Reading Homebrew SNES Mini Aims for Historical Accuracy — Hackaday
Okay I have to say I was not too excited about this product, I mean what could be so “smart” about a car charger? The nonda ZUS Smart Car Charger … Continue Reading Product Review: Zus Smart Car Charger
It appears the Samsung SmartThings Smart Home Hub Hub is on sale for the holidays like it was last year 50% off!
When I first heard about the WyzeCam 1080p HD Wireless Smart Home Camera and its very low price I was very skeptical about its performance. It claimed some pretty decent … Continue Reading Product Review: WyzeCam
While the current generation of smartwatches have only been on the market for a few years, companies have been trying to put a computer on your wrist since as far … Continue Reading 80’s Smartwatch Finally Plays Tetris — Hackaday
Let me start by saying there is not a whole lot exciting about printers they all pretty much do the same thing and come in different form factors with slightly … Continue Reading Product Review: Epson Expression ET-2750
In my opinion, Wink is one of the easiest smart home systems to get started with. The hardware selection is pretty large and setup and compatibility is easy right out of … Continue Reading Smart Home Apps Volume One: Wink
Location tracking a presence/arrival sensing not lonely makes people connected but is an easy way to trigger automation…or at least it should be. There are a lot of options out … Continue Reading Who is Present?
Its Alexa’s Birthday! To celebrate Amazon has a lot of deals going on. Now is a great time to get started with Alexa if you live under a rock and … Continue Reading Deal Alert: Alexa Turns 3
So the company behind the AEgooL Wi-Fi LED Strips reached out and offered readers a $30% discount on their products. If you have read my review you know I am … Continue Reading Deal Alert: AEgooL Wi-Fi LED Strip Lights
The Smart Home can be a very confusing to get into. In my opinion there are just too many hubs and communication protocols. This confuses most people when they first … Continue Reading A Big Ol’ Pile O’ Hubs
Let’s talk about LED strip lights for a little bit I mean who does not like LED strip lights? The uses for them are endless, they are great for under-cabinet … Continue Reading Product Review: AEgooL Wi-Fi LED Strip Lights
I was very excited when I first heard about the AIY Voice Kit and rushed all over to try and find issue number 57 of TheMagPi but had no luck … Continue Reading The Start of AIY Projects
I am a recent convert from Wink Hub 2 to Samsung SmartThings Smart Home Hub. This required me to set up a lot of automations and controls for a second … Continue Reading Dumb “Features” of Smart Speakers
A little over a year ago my wife and I upgraded our townhouse to a single-family home. Our townhouse had a very basic automation system that consisted of a Schlage … Continue Reading “Manual” Home Automation
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