Aqara Camera Hub G2H Review Including Sensors – Affordable smart home automation with Home Assistant & HomeKit support

Aqara has been a popular, affordable smart home ecosystem for a few years now. They recently launched their official Amazon UK store, so there is no more waiting around for imports with most of the devices available via Amazon Prime. I have been checking out the Aqara Camera Hub G2H hub with some of the … Read more

The best smart plug sockets for the UK in 2020 – Smart double sockets to retrofit existing plugs

The smart home industry is booming, and with no doubt, smart home installation is transforming many homes as it allows you to simplify everyday tasks and automate many existing appliances at a touch of a button, and you can find Alexa in almost everything nowadays. For UK users, two things that don’t have a lot … Read more

Samsung SmartThings Review – 2018 V3 Hub and sensors

SmartThings launched all the way back in 2012 following a successful Kickstarter campaign where they raised $1.2 million with products becoming commercially available in 2013. In late 2014 it was acquired by Samsung for $200-million and at the time it looked like this would be the first home automation product to go mainstream. While the … Read more

Samsung Announces New SmartThings Hub, Sensors and Button

With the dominance of Alexa and Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings seems to have fallen on the wayside past couple of years. During Smart Home Week the SmartThings indicated they would be making a new push to promote the product and one of the reasons why it had not been more aggressively pushed was them waiting it out … Read more

A Q&A for Smart Home Week which aims to raise smart home awareness from 21st – 27th May 2018

Smart Home Week is a collaborative effort by the leading brands in smart home technology to raise awareness and educate consumers about benefits and opportunities of living in a smart, connected way. It is in its second year and this year will take place from 21st – 27th May, it is backed by many of … Read more