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ecobee4 vs. nest learning thermostat

Ecobee vs. Nest – Hands-on Review and Comparison

Hands-on review, comparing the ecobee4 with the 3rd-Gen Nest Learning Thermostat. Also included: The cheaper ecobee3 lite and Nest Thermostat E.

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ecobee Switch+ integrates with the ecobee4 thermostat

ecobee Switch+ Review – Smart Light Switch with Alexa & HomeKit

The ecobee Switch+ is one of the smartest light switches on the market, featuring advanced sensors and seamless integration with ecobee smart thermostats and home automation platforms, such as Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings and others. I have had a good relationship with ecobee ever since I reviewed the original ecobee thermostat and […]

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Is the new ecobee4 smart thermostat with built-in Alexa voice service worth the upgrade?

ecobee4 Review – Is it worth the upgrade from the ecobee3?

ecobee just announced the newest version of its smart thermostat – the ecobee4 with built-in Alexa voice service. I own two of the original ecobee3 thermostats, and in this article, I will tell you if the ecobee4 is worth the upgrade and how it stacks up against the ecobee3 Wi-Fi thermostat. Reviewed ecobee Thermostats Product ecobee4 […]

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Eve Home Family

Eve Home Automation Platform Review

Eve Home, formerly known as Elgato Eve, is a smart home automation platform that seamlessly connects devices and appliances and makes managing them a breeze. I had a chance to review some of Eve’s gadgets to see how much closer they would get me to achieve my goal of a fully automated home. For this […]

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Arlo Pro 2 Review

Arlo Pro 2 Review – Top Wireless Home Security Camera

The Arlo Pro 2 is one of the best wireless home security cameras I have reviewed, featuring advanced motion detection, geo-fencing, and 1080p video.

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HomeKit Light Switches and Dimmers Review

HomeKit Light Switches & Dimmers – Review

For this article, I have reviewed the best Apple HomeKit-compatible light & dimmer switches. Since I didn’t want to compare apples with oranges, I have separated the review into two sections, starting with HomeKit Light Switches, and followed by HomeKit Dimmers. Reviewed HomeKit Light Switches Product ecobee Switch+ $99.99 Eve Light Switch $49.95 Leviton Decora […]

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AmpliFi vs UniFi - How to get the best WiFi signal at home

AmpliFi vs. UniFi Review – How to get the best WiFi signal

AmpliFi vs. UniFi is a review of the leading WiFi mesh networking technologies on the market. For this article, I have compared those two mesh networking technologies and explain why I decided to upgrade from AmpliFi to UniFi. My ultimate goal was to get the best WiFi signal and performance to feed my 1,000 Mbps […]

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CUJO - smart home firewall

How to protect your home network from hackers with CUJO

In this article, I will show you tips and tricks on how to protect your home network and connected devices from hackers. So you don’t become the victim of a cyber attack. I will also introduce you to CUJO, a smart home firewall for your entire home network. Reviewed Brands and Products CUJO Smart Firewall […]

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This is why you must keep your baby’s crib free of toys and blankets

Why you must keep your baby’s crib free of toys and blankets

My wife Kathy recently shared the story of Jordan DeRosier with me. Her 7-months old baby boy suffocated and died because of a blanket she put in his crib for bedtime. This is a tragic and heartbreaking story that shall remind us to keep baby’s crib free of toys, blankets, and crib bumpers to reduce the […]

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Home Automation: Review of Wi-Fi enabled LED smart lights from LIFX

LIFX Review and Comparison to Hue

In this LIFX review, I share my experience with these smart LED lights and compare them to the most popular player in the smart bulb market: Philips Hue. I just recently got my feet wet with home automation technology from First Alert and Ecobee. The expansion to Wi-Fi enabled lights was the natural next step. […]

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AT&T GigaPower vs. Comcast Business Class internet service

AT&T GigaPower vs. Comcast Business Class internet service

I have been a mostly satisfied Comcast Business Class customer for many years. But recently, AT&T GigaPower, the company’s superfast, fiber optics internet service came to our neighborhood in Alpharetta. I had the opportunity to try it out and compare it to Comcast Business Class. To better understand the differences in service, I will also […]

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Review: Onelink Environment monitor for the nursery or kids room

Review: Onelink Environment monitor for the nursery or kids room

The Onelink Environment Monitor by First Alert monitors a room’s temperature and humidity and doubles as a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm. It is ideal for nurseries or kids rooms, but you can use it in any other room. In this review, I will explain the benefits the Onelink Environment Monitor provides in our home. Infant […]

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