Home Automation

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...
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Is there anything that Xiaomi DLP projector can’t do?

Xiaomi DLP Projector is small but comes with impressive sound and picture quality. All that built on top of an Android box for the ultimate cinema experience
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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.

Music on the go with Awei T10C

Awei T10C wireless earbuds with a truly wireless case!
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Toggling lights with DockerPi 4 Channel Relay

52pi's DockerPI 4 Channel Relay uses I2C interface to control up to 16 devices while taking up only 2 pins!
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Waking up with Zemismart Motorised Curtains

Use Zemismart Motorised Curtains to transform your bedroom into something from the future!