Smart Home

Lumary (iLintek) Smart WiFi Light Strip

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The Lumary (iLintek) is a 16.4-feet long smart light strip which besides featuring all the advantages of a regular light strip (such as the large color variety, low profile, high LED density and the use of low-voltage DC power), it can also connect to a dedicated mobile application and to the Alexa or Google Home … Read more

Gosund Smart WiFi Light Bulb Review

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As its name suggests, the Gosund Smart WiFi Light Bulb is an IoT device created to replace the traditional light bulb by adding the ability to customize the colour, the brightness level and create schedules for when the light will be turned On or Off, all that through a mobile application (or using a virtual … Read more

Ecobee4 vs Nest Learning Thermostat Gen 3

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The Ecobee4 and the Nest Learning Thermostat Gen 3 are two of the most popular smart thermostats on the market, each of these devices challenging both the design and the functionality of the traditional plain-looking thermostats. The ‘non-smart’ thermostats had unnecessarily complex configurations and the various functions were generally a mess (the large majority of … Read more

Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat Review

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The Nest Learning Thermostat has been a long time favourite since it managed to offer what the user expected from a smart thermostat (the best balance between a number of useful features and an intelligently designed device – something that the more complicated traditional thermostat lacked), but after some time, the shortcomings of the Nest … Read more

Nest Learning Thermostat Gen 3 Review

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While it did not build the initial smart thermostat, Nest is among the first manufacturers to have managed to find the perfect balance between a functional design and a proper amount of features. Unlike other devices (such as the water bottles, hairbrushes, trash-cans or toasters) that got smart just as a proof of concept, the … Read more