Let’s put your smart home to use! You’re in self-isolation, and you’re bored out of your tree. You’re looking for ways to help yourself, and you’re looking for ways to help others. There’s a TON your smart home can do and these are just a few ideas.… Read More Ways Your Smart Home Can Help In Self Isolation
The Samsung SmartThings App Migration Walkthrough. The Classic SmartThings App will be Migrating to the New SmartThings App in 2020.… Read More SmartThings To Know About The SmartThings App Migration
Amazon Alexa has some great Christmas Features for the Kids and the Family. Enjoy your time. Be entertained. Try out these features. It’s fun. Merry Christmas.… Read More 12 Christmas Features For Your Kids With Amazon Alexa!
I have both the Etekcity Voltson Smart WiFi Outlets (10A and 15A) version in my home, and I’ve now had them for about a month. After having tested them for that time frame and having started to include them in my smart home routines with my Google Home, I can give you a break down.… Read More Etekcity WiFi Smart Plugs Review
Nuclear Fallout From Google IO 2019? Oh boy, things took a bit of a different turn when we got off the keynote address at Google I/O 2019. Suddenly, there were emails and notices, and developers were getting hit with some information that they weren’t going to like. All this, while I/O is still going on!… Read More Nuclear Fallout From Google I/O 2019?
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
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
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