Can you build your own security system? We talk about the Cost-Benefit of Home Monitoring Solutions vs. DIY Home Security Systems using Home Automation… Read More Cost-Benefit of Home Monitoring Solutions vs. DIY Home Security Systems
Automate Your Life answers Frequently Asked Questions for the Samsung SmartThings Hub… Read More Samsung SmartThings Hub FAQ
Ever since the dawn of mankind light has been used to protect us from threats. There is no better security to man in the wild than a good shelter and a good fire. Your home should be a place of refuge, and the one place you can go for peace of mind. Incorporating light, properly… Read More Secure Illumination Inspiration: Using Lighting as a Critical Component to your Home Security
Wondertech Labs has created the SwitchBot Hub Plus to help you remotely control all your Infrared (IR) devices such as your Air Conditioner, TV, DVD player, Blue-Ray player, media box, Fireplace and so much more. It also uses Bluetooth-Low Energy (BLE) to act as a bridge between your appliances and Switchbots (SwitchBot, SwitchBot Meter and SwitchBot Curtain) and integrate to your smart home ecosystems (Google Home, Alexa, IFTTT). You can turn on the coffee maker or flip a switch with the SwitchBot. The SwitchBot Hub Plus gives you the versatility to take simple switches and appliance buttons and turn them into smart-home devices.… Read More SwitchBot Hub Plus FAQ
The Echo Show (2nd Gen) has some interesting features that compete very well with the Nest Hub Max and make it a solid fixture for your smart home. However, in comparison to Amazon’s other models (Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8), the new Echo Show (2nd Gen) has a larger 10.1″ screen, bigger sound, and has a variety of communication protocols that make it easy to connect to your home automation devices. You don’t need another Zigbee hub; The Echo Show (2nd Gen) has it integrated within their smart display. The Echo Show (2nd Gen) also comes with a button to disconnect the camera and microphones for personal security.… Read More Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) FAQ
We will walk you through the biggest differences and similarities between the Nest Hub and the Nest Hub Max and tell you whether or not I think it’s worth it for you to buy the Nest Hub Max over the Nest Hub, despite it’s $100 USD differential in price. Let’s see who wins the ultimate battle for Google Smart Display: The Nest Hub vs. The Nest Hub Max.… Read More Google Nest Hub Vs The Nest Hub Max
Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about the Google Nest Hub Max. The Nest Hub Max was released in a few countries already in September. Hoping that you’re already making the most out of your Google Nest Hub Max. Enjoy the Nest Hub Max FAQ: … Read More Google Nest Hub Max FAQ
Setup via IFTTT Samsung SmartThings and Sengled Light Bulb – No Sengled Hub! Do you need a Sengled Element Hub if you have a Sengled Element Light Bulb? The answer is no if you have a Samsung SmartThings Hub. Light automation and therefore connection to other home automation systems becomes easy once you have the… Read More Samsung SmartThings and Sengled Light Bulb – No Sengled Hub!