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Top 5 Most Expensive Smart Home Devices That Are Actually Useful

Posted on 29th Sep 2020 01:41:42 in General, Smart

Usually, when looking for smart devices, we look for the best bang for the buck deal available. It isn't unusual to find options that cost anywhere in the range of 10$ - 100$, depending on what kind of device it is. However, this is a list of some of the most expensive smart home devices that are available right now, along with a few reasons you might actually consider getting them. 

Most expensive IoT and Smart devices

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No Neutral Wire? Top 3 Solutions for Smart Lighting

Posted on 27th Sep 2020 22:38:30 in General, Smart

There is often a lot of confusion over the neutral wire within smart homes. This is because many devices, especially smart light switches, require a neutral wire to function correctly. However, when homeowners remove the light switch, there is no neutral wire in the box! What gives? Is there any way to install a smart switch despite this? Yes, but it involves some planning and careful consideration.

A switch with no neutral

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3 Awesome Ways to Add Non Supported Devices to HomeKit

Posted on 26th Sep 2020 16:09:29 in General, Smart

HomeKit is an excellent way to implement an offline smart home without needing to get too much into the technical details. With many different technologies on the market, many may wonder if they can work together. Can HomeKit control Alexa? Unfortunately, no. There is no way to control Alexa from any external source as is, only the other way around with Alexa controlling other devices.

Does HomeKit work with Ring?

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5 of the Cheapest HomeKit Smart Switches

Posted on 25th Sep 2020 16:46:57 in General, Review, Smart

HomeKit is an excellent choice when it comes to smart home ecosystems. One of the common issues with anything involving Apple is the cost of using their products. Many HomeKit devices are indeed quite expensive, but that isn't the case for every available product. Here are 5 of the cheapest HomeKit compatible light switches and dimmers you can get!

5 of the cheapest HomeKit switches

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Does HomeKit Actually Work Without an Internet Connection?

Posted on 24th Sep 2020 16:13:58 in General, Smart

HomeKit is Apple's smart home ecosystem, and as many competing systems require constant access to an internet connection, it is easy to see why many will assume HomeKit will also need a cloud connection. So does HomeKit work without internet? The short answer: yes! Stick around because we're going to be answering some more common questions about HomeKit.

HomeKit works offline!

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