My Smart Home is mainly controlled by my smart home controller, Homey. I really like Homey, but one thing that I missed is a good smart home dashboard. Home Assistant, on the other hand, is a really versatile platform, which also allows you to create … Read moreHow to Install Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi
A Smart Home Dashboard is a great way to quickly interact with your smart home. It allows you to check the status of your smart home at a glance and easily interact with your devices. Combine this with a wall-mounted tablet and you have the … Read moreHow to create a Smart Home Dashboard with a Tablet
Are you looking for a central place to store all your pictures and movies? Or do you want a place to learn new IT skills? And what about your smart home? A home server can be used in many different scenarios and can be a … Read moreHome Server – Everything you want to Know!
Unifi Protect is the video security system from Ubiquiti. Just like the Unifi Access Point and Network components, are the Unifi Camera and Protect system really easy to use. They integrate seaslessly together, but to be clear, you can use the Unifi Protect also on … Read moreUnifi Protect Review and Setup Guide
With smart lights, you can easily create different moods in your house. You can dim the lights, change the color temperature, all with a single click or event. But for open light fixtures, the normal smart light bulbs don’t look really nice. If you want … Read moreSmart Filament Bulb
Normally I don’t write about Android or mobile phones in general. But I do like to automate things or to make things (like my home) smarter. Now my new car doesn’t have a built-in internet connection but needs a WiFi network (mobile hotspot) to get … Read moreAutomating Android with Macro’s
I park the car at the back of the house, so I always walk through the garden when I come home or leave the house. So recently I looked at what the options are for smart lights for outdoors to also make my outdoor lights … Read moreSmart Lights for Outdoors – What are your Options
Starting with a smart home can be difficult. There are many products on the market, but where do you start? Are you going to start with a virtual assistant (Alexa or Google), a Smart Home Starter Kit from one of the smart home brands, or … Read moreSmart Home Starter Kit- What are your options?
The one gift that you can’t go wrong with are Smart Home Gifts. Because it doesn’t really matter for who you are buying the gift. They may have already some Smart Home products or are just starting with their Smart Home. A new Smart Home … Read moreBest Smart Home Gifts for 2021
Our kitchen is placed in an L shaped extension of our house. When we bought our house it had only simple on/off (dumb) light bulbs in the ceiling. We wanted to be able to dim the lights, so this was a perfect opportunity to replace … Read moreUsing Ikea Smart GU10 bulbs to Smarten my Kitchen Lights