After a weekend with the #iPhoneX here are some early thoughts....
Check out my costs for the first year in the Nissan Electric Leaf...
Fridge, lights, TV, computers? YES. Kettle, toaster, hairdryer, washing machine, dishwasher NO. These were the parameters for a minimalist off grid PV system for a friend’s pod. Low power but low price. Tempted by an ad for some second hand panels from Canada we were soon knocking on the door of Bimble Solar near Brighton. We fancied 4 PV panels and were shown into a large barn with stacks of panels up against the walls. [ 791 more words ]
New Smart Heating Controls from Drayton
#hvac #smarthome #heating
These things sound amazing for the price...
Z-Wave Controller Compatibility Frustrations Grow as Dealer Vents
Vesternet Z-Wave #smarthome #zwave
Loxone Continues to Innovate with V9 Software Release
New EnOcean TCM 515 Transceiver Module for Batteryless Internet of Things
Barclays Study Provides Insights on Attitudes to UK Smart Home Tech
PSA: iOS 11 should hit about tea time tonight. If you want to check which of your existing apps aren’t compatible with iOS 11, go to Settings > General > About > Applications and there will be a list of those that aren’t going to survive the transition. At least not unless their developer takes pity and fixes compatibility in a future update. (Thanks TechCrunch )
Going Solar Part 5 - Our PV Systems Actual Generation Figures After First Full Year
iPhone X, 8, Apple Watch 3 and 4K Apple TV - Your Cheat Sheet
Foobot is Your Smart Home Air Quality Monitor
Last few hours left for chance to win 1 of 5 pairs of wireless headphones...
AutoHome Rewards: 5 Pairs of Mpow Bluetooth Headphones to Give Away
Back to the Automated Home after 16 days of travelling.
And look at what's happened to our garden while we were away...
Thanks to "Elon" our Husqvarna #automower we're back to a lush, neat, carpet of a lawn. What a machine!
Video: Microsoft Tease GLAS Smart Thermostat from Johnson Controls
So the Royal Mail made my photo of the Giants Causeway Visitors Centre into a first class stamp that launched today 😎
Read the story of how it nearly didn't happen here - http://www.automatedhome.co.uk/announcements/stamp-story-how-my-flickr-photo-was-used-by-royal-mail-for-new-1st-class-stamp.html Royal Mail Royal Mail Stamps & Collectibles Giant's Causeway National Trust 2020 architects North Coast
Zigbee Alliance Introduces First Multi-Band IoT Mesh Network Technology
WD My Passport Wireless Pro is 4TB Traveling Plex Server + Camera Backup
On this day 10 years ago...
The Verge: Amazon Echo Show review -
There's a new Z-Wave game in town. Vemmio is a smart home manufacture from Poland and their new range of Z-Wave modules have just gone on sale in the UK. They have been developing, manufacturing and installing fire protection automation for the past 10 years. Following their success in this area a new Z-Wave Smart Automation department was created. Thousands of hours of research, development and programming later, they announced their new Smart Security system at CES. [ 308 more words ]
Video: Sonoff WiFi Smart Switch for Alexa, MQTT & Nest Control for Under £10
Tesla Powerwall 2 Domestic Solar Battery Installation - Photos & Details
Mini Review: Google Home in the UK
My Brand New 5 Year Old MacBook
I had a look at the UniFi system back in 2013 . Since then I have installed 2 complete systems and I've always been impressed. Now Ubiquiti Networks have released the UK version of AmpliFi, billed as a top quality domestic system that promises to be "the ultimate Wi-Fi" whilst being even easier to roll out and maintain than the UniFi... [ 772 more words ]
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Video: Loxone's Top 10 Tips For a Self Build #SmartHome
Apple Keynote June 2017 - HomePod Plus Cheat Sheet