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Ring Floodlight Cam in its box

Ring Floodlight Upside Down Mounting Guide: Soffits/Eaves, Horizontally & More

The Ring Floodlight Cam is one of Ring’s flagship pieces of smart home technology. This light handles security, motion activated lighting, and a variety of other features. Making the most…

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Ring Floodlight Cam wall mounted - front view

Are The Ring Floodlight Cam Bulbs Replaceable?

Ring is still one of the leading names in smart home technology. Their motion sensor security cameras are some of their most popular products. The Ring Floodlight Cam not only…

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Back view of a smart light switch that requires a neutral wire

Do Smart Light Switches Need A Hub?

Smart switches are one of the keys to a fully unlocked smart home. These switches you let transform your standard home lighting into a seamless smart experience. Smart switches come…

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Ring Doorbell Pro 1 to 2: Worth The Upgrade? – New Video

The Ring Doorbell Pro 2 has recently been released, but is it worth upgrading to if you already own the Pro 1? After all, the Pro 2 is now one…

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SwitchBot Mini on a table with an Amazon Echo Dot

Does SwitchBot Need A Hub?

In the ever-growing sector of smart home products arises yet another contender – the SwitchBot.  Released in 2016 on Kickstarter, then in 2017 to the general retail market, these simple,…

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Back of the Philips Hue Motion Sensor

How To Reset The Philips Hue Motion Sensor

The Philips Hue Motion Sensor is a versatile tool in your smart home ecosystem. These motion sensors allow you to go from app-controlled lighting to a truly smart system that…

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PSA: Why Smart Plugs Are Often Pointless (Electric vs Mechanical Switches) – New Video

The marketing of smart plugs is great: easily control your household appliances and devices from anywhere in the world, or even via smart routines and schedules. Simple. However if you…

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Screenshot from the Hue app showing an RGB color wheel for Hue Color bulbs

Can Philips Hue Do Black Light?

Black light is used everywhere from security to parties. These lights use UV-A wavelengths to cause a glow-in-the-dark reaction called fluoresce. You’ve probably seen this in black light posters at…

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Philips Hue dimmer switch showing a red (error) light

Using Your Philips Hue Dimmer Switch With Alexa – Is It Possible?

The goal of most smart home owners is to get their homes to operate seamlessly and achieve interoperability with all of their smart devices. With the introduction of smart home…

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The Daylight Sensitivity option on a Hue indoor motion sensor from the Hue app

Does The Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor Allow Lux (Daylight) Control?

Lux values, brightness sensitivity, and daylight control all refer to the same setting in your smart motion detectors. This setting is where you pick how bright it has to be…

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