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More than just a click! Xiaomi MiHome Switch

A new Xiaomi device had arrived today - MiHome Switch. This is another Zigbee enabled device to control the Xiaomi's Mijia (MiHome) ecosystem. And...

Ridiculously small Xiaomi Aqara Temperature & Humidity sensor

A couple of weeks ago I completed my $5 NEST alike thermostat. The makeshift device has a single DHT11 temp sensor, which is less...

The future is here: Xiaomi Aqara Cube controller

When you think about the word "controller" or "remote" there would be a number of things that could come to mind: Playstation or Xbox...

Xiaomi’s Mijia hub (Mi Home): more than a hub

I have been dismissing the idea of buying a "hub" device for a while. I run a NodeRED server and adding yet another hub...

Koogeek Smart LED strip -review

I have dealt with smart bulbs, smart sockets, time to take a look at smart LED strips. I made my own LED strips for...

Koogeek Smart Plug KLUP1

If there is a way of turning a smart socket review into an interesting read, let me know. I'm covering the Koogeek Smart Plug KLUP1...

Talking to Amazon Echo Dot 3rd gen

The Black Fridays Deals started earlier than ever in the UK. I opened the Amazon.co.uk to see what's going on - online window shopping...
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Yeelight RGB Smart LED lightbulb

Automating lights at home is probably the coolest thing you could do. It looks impressive, it's practical, but infuriating at the same time. Yeelight...

Oittm WiFI Smart Plug – review

While I'm working on a smart WiFi switch of my own design, I got my hands on an Oittm WiFI Smart Plug. I thought...

Every charger has its use – dodocool DA128 Wireless Charger

This is going to be my 4th review of a wireless charger. This time it's dodocool DA128 I'm looking at. I'm...

Raspberry Pi case with TFT screen for $15? Yes, please!

Sometime ago, I came across an interesting set: a Raspberry Pi 3/2 case with a touchscreen for about $15. If you ever...
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Finally an affordable printing? Creality Ender 3 3D Printer

To say I'm stoked for my first printer, is an understatement. I'm an impatient person, and I had to wait for the...

Best car charging combo! Dodocool DA188 & DA111

Since I've picked up Pixel 3, I get to enjoy wireless charging. Previously, my car charging setup was some weird 12V charger and a...

Wireless charging on a budget: Choetech Wireless Charger

If you want to know what's like to charge your phone with a premium £70 charger, see how "impressed" I was with Google Pixel...