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Xiaomi Roborock S5 Review: Best Mid-Tier Robot Vacuum of 2022

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The Bottom Line Product: Roborock S5 (S55 in white) Price: Check latest price on Amazon (it varies a lot) Rating: 4.5/5 Reviewed by: Jody on March 31, 2019 First Impressions: …

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Home Automation Without the Cloud – Offline Home Automation Systems

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Looking for home automation without the cloud? Don’t want connectivity issues bringing your smart home to its knees? Stick around as I review the best options for a cloud-free smart …

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How To Hook Up Your Driveway Gate To Your Home Automation System

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Would you like it if your driveway gate automatically knew you were home and opened as you pulled in? Want to let a visitor in by talking to your Amazon …

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Ecobee Humidifier Wiring DIY Guide [All You NEED to Know]

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Summer can be devastatingly hot while winter can be so freezing, forcing you to run your heater constantly and drying your skin and sinuses. Don’t fret – you can automate …

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Neato Botvac D5 Review

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Looking for a robot slave to do your vacuuming for you? Well, the Neato Botvac D5 is a great choice.  We’ll give a rundown of how well it did in …

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How to make an improvised DIY water sensor for under $6

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In the age of in-home personal digital assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa, I thought it would be fun to take a look at how simple solutions can cheaply …

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How to Keep People from Turning Off Your Smart Devices

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So, you’re getting into home automation and you won the battle (link to waf article) of teaching your spouse how to use your home automation. Congratulations, you’ve already made it …