Coredy Robot Vacuum Comparison

Coredy are a manufacturer of budget-priced robot vacuums. They are taking the market by storm, providing a viable alternative to Eufy who currently dominate in the cheaper price category. Now that I have reviewed all of their range, I thought I’d create this Coredy robot vacuum comparison guide and run through the different features in … Read more

Coredy R300 Robot Vacuum Review

A relative newcomer to the market, Coredy’s robot vacuum cleaners tend to focus on providing value for money rather than high-end features. In this review, I’ll take a look at their most entry-level robot vacuum, the R300, which claims to offer a no-frills experience with a sub-£200 price tag to match. R300 Specifications Pros/Cons: Here … Read more

45 Alexa Routine Ideas

Alexa seems to become more and more useful every day and thanks to routines Alexa can automate a huge range of tasks, from turning on lights when you enter a room, to more advanced routines like turning down your speakers when you have a phone call. I’ve reached out to my contacts in the community … Read more

How to Set Up Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor

The Philips Hue outdoor motion sensor is a must-have accessory for Hue owners and can be used with your smart outdoor lights to make them motion-sensitive. The sensor has been designed for use outdoors with an IP54 rating which allows it to withstand rain from all angles. It’s also suitable for temperatures between -20 °C … Read more

Coredy R650 Robot Vacuum Review

I’m a big fan of Coredy’s budget vacuum cleaners that stand up well against better-known competitors at the low end of the market such as Eufy and even some of Roomba’s entry-level devices. In this article, I’ll review the Coredy R650 which sits roughly in the middle of their range in terms of price and … Read more

Best Video Doorbell for SmartThings

At long last, 2020 was a big year for video doorbells and SmartThings as a ton of new manufacturers and devices came on board with SmartThings support. This includes the likes of Nest, Arlo, and more Ring devices. In this guide, I’ve been reviewing all of these devices and pulled together my top recommended devices … Read more

Best Smart TVs with Alexa Built-In

Alexa is dominating the smart home and has now made her way into newer smart TVs too. Manufacturers such as Samsung and LG are using Alexa as a point of difference to make their TVs stand out by enabling you to control them from your Amazon Echo. In this guide, I’ve pulled together the top … Read more

How to Set Up Philips Hue HDMI Sync Box

A Philips Hue sync box helps you sync your smart lights with your TV via HDMI. In this guide, I’ll share how to set up your Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box to start enjoying an immersive lighting experience. Step-by-Step Setup Instructions You’ll need the following: Hue HDMI Sync Box Hue Bridge At least 1 … Read more

Does Roomba Work with Google Home?

If you have a Roomba robot vacuum cleaner and a Google Home smart speaker, you’re probably wondering whether the two can be used together. Well, the answer is a big yes. Since 2020, iRobot have added integration with Google Assistant, the voice assistant that lives inside Google Home devices. This also includes Nest devices and … Read more