Please subscribe to my YouTube channel for all the latest smart home tips, tricks and updates!

Kasa Smart Device Has “Unreachable” Error: 10 Easy Fixes

Kasa app showing a Device Unreachable error

Kasa devices are a great way to supplement your current smart home system. However, what do you do when these devices, or the Kasa app itself, start to struggle with connection problems? If your Kasa device has an “unreachable” error, that means that the app, the device, or your Wi-Fi network or having trouble getting … Read more

The Difference Between Kasa, Tapo and TP-Link (Which Is Discontinued?)

Front of a TP Link Kasa Smart Plug

One of the biggest challenges of using smart home tech is keeping up with what’s going on at your favorite smart tech companies. This gets even harder when a company fumbles a product launch. TP-Link has left some big questions on the table, and we’re going to answer them. The biggest differences between Kasa and … Read more

The Best & Cheapest ZigBee Repeaters: Why This Is Important

A diagram illustrating how ZigBee Mesh may look for a Philips Hue smart light setup, with bulbs in each room and an outdoor light - and them being interconnected, with some ultimately also connecting to the Hue Bridge.

Have you been having problems with the range performance of your ZigBee network? ZigBee repeaters can improve your experience with smart technology. Every smart device in your ecosystem is only as good as the connection that holds it together. The ZigBee mesh network is made stronger when more devices are added to it. ZigBee devices … Read more

My Amazon Smart Plug Says “Provisioning Failure” (How To Fix)

Amazon Smart Plug provisioning error

Smart plugs have some of the coolest potential when it comes to smart technology. These little devices bridge the gap between smart technology and yesteryears electronics. For the smart home wizard, a few smart plugs are a must. This isn’t to say they aren’t without their tech issues. What tech isn’t? There are a few … Read more