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Let There Be (Smart) Light! GLEDOPTO Triac AC Dimmer Review – New Video

In 2021, GLEDOPTO released their latest product – a smart triac AC dimmer, which is Zigbee based and can introduce smart (on/off and dimming) functionality to standard ‘dumb’ bulbs –…

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Help! My Fan Keeps Running With Ecobee! How To Turn It Off?

Ecobee makes one of the best smart home thermostats on the market. It comes fully ready to work with both Alexa and HomeKit. It also comes with all the features…

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Can Philips Hue Cycle Colors? (Yes, most of the time…) – A Tutorial – New Video

Whilst it’s not obvious from the Philips Hue app, it IS possible to automatically cycle between different colors with your Hue lights and light strips. This is possible via the…

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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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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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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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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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