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

Ring Floodlight Cam in its box

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 of the Ring Floodlight Cam is all about how you mount it.  For more users, the standard mounting works best. Simply attach this light to … Read more

Newsletter (24th Jan 2023): “Hey Disney!”, BIG Hue Price Rises Incoming & More Smart Home Updates

The Disney logo on a shop window

(This newsletter was originally sent to subscribers on 24th January 2023) Hi I’m Tristan! I hope that you’re all settling back into your new year routines, and welcome to today’s Smart Home Point newsletter. CES 2023 saw a bunch of smart home updates, which we sum up here, along with other news about Apple’s new … Read more

Newsletter (6th Jan 23): Ring (Finally) Release The Car Cam In CES 2023, & More

The Ring Car Cam for 199 dollars

(This newsletter was originally sent to subscribers on 6th January 2023) Hi I’m Tristan! I hope you all had a great New Year, and welcome to today’s Smart Home Point newsletter, covering the latest smart home news and updates over the past few weeks. It is CES 2023 week, which is where we usually see a bunch … Read more

Why Is Philips Hue So Expensive? Are They Worth It?

YouTube thumbnail showing me sleeping with my Hue bulbs and accessories

This morning I ordered some Philips Hue bulbs (four White Ambiance E14s, a size sometimes called ‘decorative candles’) and a starter kit including the hub/bridge. To be honest, I was almost annoyed at myself for ordering them because I’ve been wary about smart lights for years. Why? Well, I remember having a conversation with someone … Read more