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Home Automation

“Mint Colour”? – BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip

BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip is a great budget option that comes with a very bright white LED channel and complimentary RGB LEDs. A perfect mix to provide direct light and ambient lights to your environment.
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There is a stranger at the door – Xiaomi Video Doorbell...

I'm taking a closer look at Xiaomi Video Doorbell with FaceAI. After 2 weeks of use I'm finally ready to pass my judgement.

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...

“Mint Colour”? – BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip

BlitzWolf BW-LT11 LED light strip is a great budget option that comes with a very bright white LED channel and complimentary RGB LEDs. A perfect mix to provide direct light and ambient lights to your environment.

Soundbar Bluetooth speaker? BlitzWolf BW-SDB0

Ever since my extremely oversized speaker decided to give up the ghost, I have been running the sound coming from my computer...
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There is a stranger at the door – Xiaomi Video Doorbell...

I'm taking a closer look at Xiaomi Video Doorbell with FaceAI. After 2 weeks of use I'm finally ready to pass my judgement.

A record player in a box? Dodocool DA187

Two years ago I had been given a record player. The vinyl player needed attention and a custom box to put that...

A better Audew Jump Starter battery?

Months ago I got to try the Audew Jump Starter battery kit. A handy kit that would save you from being...