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LPT: Philips Hue Lightstrips Are WIDER Than Normal – New Video

YouTube thumbnail showing me holding a Philips Hue Lightstrip box with the text Philips Hue Lightstrips Are Wider Than Average

This short video explains that Philips Hue’s indoor Lightstrips are wider than normal, meaning that they do NOT fit inside standard diffuser channels: This is frustrating if you have just purchased loads of diffuser channels. Hue’s Lightstrips are around 14mm (⅗”) in width, because they are 6-pin. Many other LED light strips are 8-9mm in … Read more

5 Smart Indoor Cameras Compared (Who Wins? Ring, eufy, SwitchBot, Tapo Or Blink?) – New Video

Me reviewing five smart indoor cameras: I liked three of these but disliked two

This in-depth video compares five well known smart indoor cameras, from Ring, Eufy, SwitchBot, Tapo and Blink: The exact models that I compared are: I do a range of image quality tests in this video, but I also do a deep-dive into each camera’s pros and cons. I also look at each camera’s sound quality. … Read more

Thread and Matter Are NOT The Same: Key Differences Explained – New Video

Me looking upwards confused at the slash in Thread and Matter

Smart homes are great, other than the fact that there are hundreds of devices from dozens of main manufacturers – leading to various incompatibilities and integration issues. While ‘smart hubs’ can help with this problem, they can only do so much. That’s why the Matter project is so important, which this video explains. I also … Read more

Jeff Bezos HATES Music! Some Funny Echo Song Requests – New Video

YouTube thumbnail showing me holding an Amazon Echo and the text Play DEPRESSING Adele music

Conspiracy theory: Jeff Bezos HATES music! Check out these (rude) song requests, and what Amazon Echo plays in response. Video Transcript Hello, I’m Tristan. I think I’ve uncovered a conspiracy theory. Jeff Bezos hates music. There, I said it! What am I talking about? Well, just listen to some of these song requests. Basically Amazon … Read more