Review Home Automation

Home Automation

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Robotic lasers on carpets – Xiaomi 1S vacuum

Xiaomi 1S will keep your floors clean when you are out and about! It's feature-packed and finds its own way around the house with ease.
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Waking up with Zemismart Motorised Curtains

Use Zemismart Motorised Curtains to transform your bedroom into something from the future!
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BENEXMART Tuya Zigbee kit

When it comes to home automation, Aqara and Xiaomi aren't the only Zigbee options - first look at Benexmart Zigbee kit and functions.
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Sonoff Mini – great switch, but…

Sonoff Mini comes with DIY mode and lets you control your lights via wall switch as well as the internet
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Shelly 1 – brilliant software, flawed hardware

Shelly 1 is a smart switch that comes with great software, but less than stellar hardware

Blinded by the Zemismart Downlight

How about an LED, Zigbee controlled downlight that has stronger colours that anything I have seen so far?

“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...

Look, no wires – Xiaomi 10.000mAh power bank with QC 3.0

Xiaomi 10000mAh power bank comes with 10W wireless charging and Quick Charge 3.0

Extra Oomph with Tronsmart T6 Plus Speaker

Tronsmart T6 Plus offers excellent bass for even the most upbeat tracks!
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A precision screwdriver in power armour – MiniDSO ES121

MiniDSO ES121 is a premium screwdriver that puts the fun into screwing!
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Better safe than sorry – UPS Pro for Raspberry Pi

Prevent accidental power loses with this UPS Pro HAT from 52pi for Raspberry Pi 2 and 3

Anime, HiFi Audio & IKKO ITM05

IKKO ITM05 is a HiFi DAC for iPhone and Android devices.