Home Automation

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...
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Tinkering on the go! MiniDSO TS80 review

I'm testing TS80 portable soldering iron. Is it better than TS100 and does it have to be to win your heart? Let's find out.

Why this Atorch U96 USB tester/meter is awesome

This Atorch U96 USB meter/tester comes with extra cables to give you even more functionality! A must have tool in your electronic toolbox!
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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