HomeKit Home Devices

My HomeKit Home

A quick look at my HomeKit Home with devices from Philips Hue, Nanoleafs, Lutron Caseta, Ecobee, Aqara, Level Locks, Apple HomePods and Apple TV for hubs

Level Smart Lock Review: Smart hardware design and terrible Siri integration

The Level Smart Lock looks like a regular lock with Siri integration, key cards, touch controls and auto-locking. My Review: Fantastic hardware design, not smart-enough, bad Siri support.

Work from home gadgets: Part II

My work from home desk gadgets include a Logitech C920e webcam, an Elgato Key Light Air light, a Belkin MagSafe 3-in-1 iphone stand, and an Anker Bluetooh Conference speaker

Self-cleaning smart trash can for compost

I needed a smarter solution to the compost trash problem and I found a smart trash can that makes dealing with trash fun.

Switchbot vs Switchmate: How to convert regular switch to a smart switch

Switchbot is the best option to convert regular rocker switches to being smart switches for your smart home setup. In Switchmate vs Switchbot, Switchbot wins by a huge margin.

Amplifi Alien: A major upgrade to a slow mesh network

Amplifi Alien is an amazing Wi-Fi 6 router with a gorgeous screen and features. The Ubiquity Amplifi app is super helpful and mesh satellite comes with one RJ45 ethernet port.

Roborock S6 MaxV: Fun obstacle avoidance, good navigation and powerful app

Roborock S6 MaxV: Fun obstacle avoidance, good navigation and powerful mobile app

Amplifi HD: Chic WiFi Routers with Ubiquity’s Popular Features

Amplifi HD Gamer’s Edition is a gorgeous hardware supported by Ubiquity’s software services. Internet speeds are throttled with no solution so far.

Simple accessories to organize gadget wires at home

Organize gadget wires in a connected and smart home with a lot of wires around. Here are some ways to hold the gadget wires and remotes

5 Smart Home Devices on a Budget (Updated 06/04/21)

Smart home gadgets on a budget. Smart lights, automated vacuum cleaning, an indoor nerd herb garden, touchless flushing and more.