Home Assistant…I’m done. I quit. It’s over.

By Mark | September 17, 2019

hass.io and I are going to take a little break from each other. God knows I’ve tried. I installed Home Assistant first on my Mac Mini, …

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How to use 1 set of speakers with 2 amplifiers

By Mark | February 12, 2019
Switching between speakers with one amp. Picture of Speakers

I have a 5.1 surround sound speaker set up connected to a Yamaha amplifier. The problem is the two Q Acoustic Concept 40’s floor standing speakers […]

Tailwind Garage Door Opener Review & Unboxing

By Mark | February 8, 2019
Tailwind Garage Door Opener Review

I have a very robust home automation set up. One of the coolest things about home automation is taking any old garage door and bringing it […]

Best running watches with Music (phone-free music) – 2019

By Mark | February 8, 2019
Running watches with Phone Free Music - Girl wearing a sports watch

Looking for the best running watch with music and GPS? Maybe even a watch with Spotify? Me too. I’ve noticed increasingly the big movement towards being […]

Huawei Watch 2 Sport LTE Review – 2019

By Mark | February 6, 2019

When I started researching and wrote this Huawei Watch 2 Sport Review (4G), I knew it wasn’t a ‘new’ watch, but as there are still few […]

A Smart Home, the dream that one day home automation would be real. Your house would talk to you, the lights would turn on magically as you walk from room to room while it automatically played music you like. Your smart home would sense your arrival from work and set the thermostat temperature, turn on an outside light, disable your alarm and open your garage door.

Once the domain for Tony Stark and Bill Gates, home automation, and the ability to have a smart home, is now a reality, an affordable reality. I'll keep you up to date with smart home devices and other life technology.

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