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An LED light strip about to be cut along the cutting line

Can LIFX Z Light Strips Be Cut? (The REAL Reason LIFX Are Vague…)

Smart strip lights have changed how we approach our home lighting setups. These lights let you customize a wide range of lighting options. Whether you are setting up luxury under…

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YouTube thumbnail for weird Amazon Echo sounds

Help! My Amazon Echo Is Making Random Noises/Beeps/Chimes?! (How To Fix) – New Video

This is a video guide to go alongside my blog post last year which walks you through everything to investigate if your Echo device is making random noises, beeps, chimes…

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Various Ring doorbells and cameras in a UK store.

4K UHD Smart Doorbells (Do Any Exist? Are They Any Good?)

If you’ve ever compared 4K video to standard “full HD” (i.e. 1080p) video, you will have seen a substantial difference. 4K contains four times as many pixels as 1080p video,…

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A LIFX full RGB B22 bulb in its box

Can LIFX Connect To 5Ghz WiFi? Or Is 2.4Ghz Better For Smart Bulbs?

Debuting in 2012, LIFX (pronounced Life – X) introduced a line of smart bulbs that would prove to be a game-changer in the homes of many. Coming to the fore…

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Philips Hue bulb and lightstrip in my study (as a YouTube thumbnail) with Hue Labs screenshot to the right

Hue Lab Formula Examples – Color Loop, Living Scenes (& 12 More!) – New Video

The official Philips Hue app is a little bit… boring, to be honest. Unlike the LIFX app, there are no dynamic effects or scenes. Any scenes or colors chosen within…

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The Ring Alarm base station mounted on a wall above a shelf, with a Ring stick-up cam sitting on the shelf.

Help! My Ring Device’s Battery Is Draining Too Fast (How to Fix)

There are plenty of smart home devices that have chosen rechargeable batteries over your old-fashioned outlet options for power. This allows you even greater mobility and a wider range of…

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The base of the Ring Indoor and Stick up Cam mount

Does The Ring Stick-Up Cam Come With A Mount? (Should You Buy A Third Party Mount?)

Ring Stick-Up Cameras are a great choice for smart home enthusiasts who either want to expand their home security technology as well as people just taking their first steps into…

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The Ring Stick Up Cam installed outdoors.

Does The Ring Stick-Up Camera Have A Light?

Ring Stick-Up Cameras are a lightweight and easily networked solution for people who want to get the most out of there smart home security. These cameras work with Alexa and…

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Two full RGB smart bulbs from Hue and LIFX side by side

Can Philips Hue Control Other Bulbs (Smart and Normal Lights)?

One of the greatest appeals of a smart home is the ability to control all of your devices wirelessly, from just about anywhere – in or outside of your home….

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Ring Doorbell Wired vs Pro (with me looking up at them)

Ring Doorbell Wired vs Pro (What’s the difference?!) – New Video

I purchased the Ring Doorbell Pro – a purely hardwired Ring doorbell – around a year ago, and it’s working out really nicely for me. But Ring have now announced…

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