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Why Are Smart Bulbs So Expensive? (10x The Price Of Normal Bulbs?!)

Smart LED bulb in dark pink

There’s nothing like coming home to relax after a long day. To that end, in addition to other comfort features of their home, many people invest in their lighting as well – particularly ambient lighting. This kind of lighting makes coming home that much more relaxing.  Today, lighting goes beyond just fancy light fixtures and … Read more

Ring Camera and Doorbell FPS (Frame Per Second) – Why It Matters

Ring Stick Up Cam Video Clear Footage

Our Ring cameras and doorbells are vital parts of our home security. So it stands to reason that when we view our smart camera footage, one of the most important factors is that we can actually decipher what we’re looking at. It makes all the difference to know whether we’re looking at a person – … Read more

Does Ring Work Better on 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Wi-Fi? Can You Force it to One or the Other?

Ring Spotlight Cam installed outdoors

Though it’s been around since about 1999, the 5 GHz band of Wi-Fi has become increasingly popular more so in the years following 2009 when home networks were first becoming popular. 5 GHz Wi-fi is a short-range, but high-speed band of Wi-Fi, and is often praised as being the best band to connect your devices … Read more

Why Everyone Needs a 4K Smart Cam (Reolink Vs Ring Image Quality Compared) – New Video

YouTube thumbnail for my video comparing Reolinks 4K and Ring full HD footage

Reolink recently got in touch with me, asking if I wanted to review one of their cameras. I opted for their RLC-810A, a 4K, 8 megapixel smart camera which records with MUCH better image quality than Ring does. This video compares the Reolink 4K footage with my Ring Floodlight Cam Plus, that records in full … Read more

Can Govee Lightstrips Be Extended?

LE LED Light Strips

Putting up light strips in your home is one of the most fun and entertaining ways to add a pop of color to your décor. Whether you want some mood lighting after a long day of work, or soft lighting for a pathway at night, light strips are definitely the way to go. While there … Read more

Why Your Wyze Cam Image Is Upside Down – And How to Fix It!

Wyze Cam footage upside down

Wyze cameras have undoubtedly become one of the most popular smart home cameras on the market. This is due in part to their ease of use, compact size, and affordability. But just as with all technology, sometimes, things go wrong. One issue that some Wyze users have run into is their camera footage not displaying … Read more