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How to prepare for Apple’s NEW Home app

Every year at their WWDC developer conference, Apple previews its plans for software updates coming over the following twelve months. This fall we are getting a completely redesigned Home app with a lot of great new features. But there are some good moves you can make this summer to set

How to prepare for Apple’s NEW Home app
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Is Sonos Voice Control better than Apple Siri?

Sonos has a new voice control system for managing music playback with Sonos speakers. Does this make it a narrowly focused system that is useless? Or a solid performer that's better than using Siri and HomePods? Or is it a little a both? Let me explain in the video. More

Is Sonos Voice Control better than Apple Siri?
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What nobody tells you about Apple HomeKit

This video is an idea and project I've been iterating on for months now and really frames a lot of my principles for my smart home in 2022.

What nobody tells you about Apple HomeKit
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The new Eve Outdoor Cam

Eve's new Outdoor cam is a new option for an outdoor, wired camera that supports HomeKit Secure Video. There are some circumstances where this camera makes a lot of sense, but is it the ideal option for your setup? Get an Eve Outdoor Cam on Amazon Learn more and buy

The new Eve Outdoor Cam
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Inside your future smart home with Matter

Matter is supposed to be the exciting new standard that simplifies and improves our smart homes to be everything we ever hoped for and more...right?!? Well yes and no. The future of Matter is getting clearer over time but is still a bit fuzzy. In this video, I break

Inside your future smart home with Matter
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Your smart home questions answered (Q&A)

This week I'm answering your questions about smart home tech and also about my side business here on the internet. Related videos mentioned: Ring Alarm ReviewPrevious Arlo Video  HomeKit Secure Video Worth It?Arlo Pro 3 ReviewApple HomeKeyUsing Nest with HomeKit Ecovacs Deebot N8 Pro+Chapters00:00 Intro00:15 Ring

Your smart home questions answered (Q&A)
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If I was in charge of Apple HomeKit

As a HomeKit power user, I like to create an annual list of features I would like to see added to Apple HomeKit and the Home app. Certain things I've wanted in the past like adaptive lighting were added to HomeKit, so it never hurts to ask. This year I

If I was in charge of Apple HomeKit
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5 tips to improve your smart home office lighting

It can be challenging to focus when working from home, but setting up the right environment can help a LOT! Let's talk about some products and HomeKit automations that will set you up for success. 🛒 Products Mentioned: Lutron Caséta Dimmer Switch [Amazon] Lutron Caséta Dimmer Starter Kit [Amazon] BenQ ScreenBar

5 tips to improve your smart home office lighting
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Why this doorbell doesn't work for me (yet?)

Belkin Wemo has an exciting new doorbell on the way, but it's been giving me some issues. I'll share my problems with you and some of my initial impressions of this doorbell. But first of all, why would you want to get a HomeKit doorbell anyway? There are actually lots

Why this doorbell doesn't work for me (yet?)