Tag Archives: home automation

iOS 14 and home automation

Apple has just concluded the WWDC and one of the biggest things that has a direct impact on us Home Automation enthusiasts is the new Back Tap feature. You can be used to trigger Shortcuts, screenshot or even open Google Assistant. If you’ve been using both Siri and Google Assistant like me, you’ll know how cumbersome it is to launch

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Are you aware of the minor conveniences that have made a major impact to your everyday life?

In my last post, I talked about the 3 factors that will affect the kind of smart home system you would want to invest in. Before I feel into this trap deep abyss of home automation and smart home, I’ve always struggled to think of useful examples in everyday life. However, having actually lived in one, we begin to appreciate

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Bubble Wrap and Home Automation – what’s the link?

Google Home Hub - House to Smart

Yee Light, Philips Hue, Sonos speakers, Google Home and Amazon Echo, Samsung Smart Things. What have these got in common? What is the difference between Smart Device and Home Automaton? Most people confuse the two. Strictly speaking, they’re not the same. It’s akin to calling an MP3 player “iPod”, food containers “Tupperware”, or calling vacuum cleaners “hoovers”, sticky tapes “scotch

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