I’ve owned the Wyze Cam v2 for almost a year. I thought I’d try it out before considering a Nest Indoor Cam or one of the Nest IQ series. I was hoping that I could get some of the same features for a fraction of the price. Wyze Cam Reading the box, you can see… Read More Wyze Cam v2
We’re trying a new format here on the site with these short device reviews. First up, Tropo and their miniature air pump. Let us know what you think! Product Basics The Tropo Miniature Air Pump is exactly what it sounds like. It’s an extremely small (fits in your hand) air pump that’s definitely portable and… Read More The Tropo Miniature Air Pump
So, today we’re talking Internet of Things (IoT) stuff. It’s important to understand how the world will be using different communication protocols (fancy word for standard) to make your home automation devices sing to each other like gremlins – Gizmo-style. Oh, the joy of people working together to find efficient and secure ways of making… Read More Zigbee, Z-Wave, and Thread Explained
Maybe it’s just me, but I think home automation is in a golden age. Not only that, but it’s just finally gaining mainstream recognition. People are joining the ranks of “automaters” everyday and they’re doing it on what I’d call easy-street. There are still problems, and there are still difficulties with set up. However, companies… Read More The Golden Age of Home Automation Begins
5 Google Home Music and Video Frequently Asked Questions I’m answering questions about Google Home, Google Home Mini, and the Google Home Hub that will help you use these smart home products with your music and video services. Each question is indexed below so you can quickly jump to what you’re looking for: Can My… Read More 5 Google Home Music and Video Frequently Asked Questions
The Lenovo Smart display can provide some help in the kitchen or send you out the door to fulfill the shopping list! What is this Lenovo Smart Display? I know of Google Home Hub, Amazon Echo Show and Apple iPads (sorry Apple). Enter Lenovo – Smart, Google-powered, you can answer a phone call, use Google… Read More ‘Now you’re cooking!’ – Lenovo 8-inch Smart Display
Google Home Routines Playing on Multiple Speakers Most people who run a routine want the music at the end to play on multiple speakers. You do too, right? I’m going to show you how to have Google Home play on multiple speakers in your routine. Not only that, but I’m going to show you how… Read More Google Home Routines Playing on Multiple Speakers
Google Assistant New Updates and New Features for February 24, 2019 If you’re looking for the latest news, the new features, and the latest updates for your Google Assistant and Google Home products, then you’ve come to the right video. I’m going to give you all the latest news, new updates, new features, and newest… Read More Google Assistant New Updates and New Features for February 24, 2019
iOS Vs Android In Your Smart Home – Which is Better? We’ve talked about the benefits of iOS. We’ve talked about the benefits of Android. We’ve talked about both of these two great mobile operating systems, but there can be only one. It’s time for iOS vs Android and Android vs iOS in a final… Read More iOS Vs Android In Your Smart Home – Which is Better?
Is Android The Best Mobile OS For Your Smart Home? Android is one of the two mobile operating systems in the world. It has the most users throughout the world and it’s built by what is probably the world’s best software production company, Google. The question is, is Android the best mobile OS for your… Read More Is Android The Best Mobile OS For Your Smart Home?