If you are a Home Assistant user, here’s my personal take on why you shouldn’t care about Matter and why it is irrelevant to you for the foreseeable future.
Testing and review of one of the smallest Matter-enabled smart switches available, the Sonoff MINIR4M.
Aqara recently announced the long awaited M3 Hub at CES 2024, promoting the new Matter Controller along with a couple of other new devices. Should you upgrade?
Dynamic overview of the best and worst mmWave Human Presence Sensors for Home Automation, all tested in Home Assistant via Zigbee or Wi-Fi (ESPHome).
In-depth review and Home Assistant integration of the latest Apollo AIR-1 Air Quality Multisensor with CO2, CO, PM monitoring and much more.
Testing the Meross Door and Window Sensor MS200H and Integrating it locally in Home Assistant. Communication over RD 433MHz, although it requires a Hub.
An in-depth look into the Apollo Automation MSR-1 Multi-Sensor with Presence, Temperature, Humidity, Illuminance, Air Pressure, UV Index, and CO2 measurements.
Dismantling, testing and reviewing the new Soma Smart Shades 3 controller. Heavy as a brick, can lift a brick.
Smart Home device picks and suggestions for Black Friday and Cyber Monday on Amazon in 2023. Best discounts, deals and offers collection.
SwitchBot is running a global Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale, offering discounts on almost all of their products. Here’s how to get the most out of it.