Home Automation Tips and Tricks # 2 Automated Lighting Rules

So you have started working with home automation and you have some light setup and turning on/off from time to time. Here are some tips and examples of ways to make sure they not only turn on at the right time, but they don’t turn off when they shouldn’t! If […]

Best CNC Milling Machine / Carvey Desktop CNC by Inventables

Are you a maker, or a DIY then Carvey is for you.  Carvey is a CNC milling machine that you can use at home, its as simple and safe as a desktop printer. Carvey is EASY, with Automatic calibration, built-in settings for your materials, and free, easy software make Carvey […]

Home Automation Tips and Tricks #1 – Override and Virtual Switches

Home automation is a hobby that can turn your regular home, into a smart automated home in no time.  From automatic lights to voice controlled garage doors and locks. This is the first of a series of videos to help you with tips and tricks to getting your smart home […]

iPhone X vs Android Motorola G5

Apple released the highly anticipated and leaked iPhone X (pronounced ten) this week.  The one killer feature that stands out to me is the $999 + price tag. At the same time I reviewed the Motorola G5, after using it for two weeks, I have to question why anyone would […]

Smart Home Lighting & Automation in 2018

One of the simplest ways to get started with home automation is with lighting scenes.  This is often the most asked about thing because it solves common issues we deal with everyday.  We have all come home to a dark house and stumbled around to find the lights!  Or, how […]

Best Home Automation HUB for you!

You could be looking to automate a simple task, or thinking you want to have the most automated home on the street, first thing you need to know is what system (and HUB) will be right for you. In this video I take a look at some of the most popular […]

OK Google, Open my Garage!

“OK, Google, can you please open my Garage door” . “Open Sesame” You can do it too, and for a nerd stunt, the kids seem to think its pretty cool!  And yes, you can control it from your phone, and / or your Google Home! So, I did this one […]

Best Home Automation in 2018

It’s 2018 and home automation is not just for geeks anymore, bits and pieces can be found in every big box store and online site!  Even my parents have lights that turn on and off with a schedule! Its about security, convince, and a little might even be a bit […]