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Smart Home

Make your house a smart home – we provide easy-to-understand guides to every smart device we think you’ll truly benefit from.

amazon smart oven

Looking to the Horizon: Amazon Smart Oven and More Smart Household Devices

 Smart home technology has come a long way in a short space of time. It’s not just brought with it all the functionality seen in these posts, but it has awoken many entrepreneurs to new possibilities and there is a whole lot more smart tech in the pipeline. How do I know? Because sites like Kickstarter …

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single board computers

Do It Yourself with the Best Single Board Computers

 Anything they can do, you can do better. There are many appliances and devices, which have successfully been made smart, and some cunning integrations with IFTTT, but that isn’t the limit of possibilities. Fancy putting that revolutionary smart tech idea you had last week into action? Here’s how…RASPBERRY Pi STARTER KIT Check Price at Amazon You may …

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Rise of the Robots: Best Robot Vacuums and Lawnmowers

 In this article, I cover the best robot vacuum cleaners, the best robot lawn mowers, and more! Fifty-five years ago, The Jetsons promised us robot house cleaners and self-cleaning devices (though with a shocking health-and-­safety record). While Rosie the Robot might still be a few years away, more practical robots already exist. Task-specific design is what makes it …

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UPS power supply units

What if the Lights Go Out? A Guide to UPS Power Supply Units

If you’re becoming reliant on more and more smart home devices, you might start to wonder how they will handle a power cut. Computers, especially older ones, could take these things rather badly! And what if your security, your doorbell and even your locks are connected to the grid? First things first – power cuts are not …

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