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Kasa Smart Device Has “Unreachable” Error: 10 Easy Fixes

Kasa app showing a Device Unreachable error

Kasa devices are a great way to supplement your current smart home system. However, what do you do when these devices, or the Kasa app itself, start to struggle with connection problems? If your Kasa device has an “unreachable” error, that means that the app, the device, or your Wi-Fi network or having trouble getting … Read more

Live View on the Echo Show: Which Camera Has the Best Support?

Echo Show waiting for Wyze

Amazon’s Echo Show is a great tool for the smart home. Being able to see your camera footage live on the Show is just one perk of having one. By connecting it to your smart cameras, you can see exactly what’s going on with each of your cameras. However, each brand of smart camera works … Read more

Issues With Ring Doorbell’s ‘Free Faceplate’ Offer

Screenshot from the Ring app dashboard showing the free faceplate offer for the Ring Doorbell Pro 2

Ah, bling. Everyone loves a bit of it. Of course for most ‘normal’ people, “bling” would refer to some flashy jewelry. However for big nerds like me, it refers to totally-awesome faceplates that adorn my Ring doorbell: And what’s better is that this was free. Well, it wasn’t totally free because I had to buy … Read more

Can You Disable Night Vision on Ring Cameras Or Doorbells?

The night vision options within the Ring app allowing you to turn off night vision on the Ring Doorbell Pro 2

The IR night vision feature on Ring cameras can be a great add-on, but it can also cause plenty of headaches. Users have been requesting more control over IR night vision for years, but can you disable night vision on Ring devices? You can’t disable auto IR night vision on most of Ring’s cameras or … Read more

Is Amazon Alexa Getting Worse? (Some Say It’s “Terrible”)

Example of Alexa not doing what she should

Amazon’s Alexa and products like the Echo are always advertised as being great for creating the ultimate smart home. And in concept, a lot of the time, they are great! However, especially as of late, Alexa can also present some hassle. Let’s face it, sometimes Alexa gets on our last nerve! Between misunderstanding, acting like … Read more