25 Mar 2022

Review: eufy Indoor/Outdoor 2K Video Security Cameras (SoloCam S40 & E40, eufyCam 2 Pro, HomeBase 2, Solar Panel) Ultimate Comparison

By |2022-06-06T19:28:51-07:00Mar 25, 2022 - Friday|Product Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Read: 18 mins. We were in search of a smart, outdoor video surveillance system for our families' mountain vacation home that did not require a monthly fee. It needed to not only protect our property, but also be useful for monitoring it as a short-term rental (think AirBnB, Vrbo, HomeAway.) This article takes a look at a variety of battery-operated Eufy Security Cameras and accessories to see which worked best for different needs.

20 Jul 2021

Review: MyQ Chamberlain Smart Garage Control (myQ-G0401-ES)

By |2021-07-20T09:40:02-07:00Jul 20, 2021 - Tuesday|Product Reviews, Reviews, Security|0 Comments

Read: 10 mins. The myQ Chamberlain Smart Garage Control provides a homeowner the option to remotely control the garage door via a smartphone app with real-time notification and other conveniences, including scheduled closes for when you accidentally left it open. I had strong security and hacking concerns. See what they were, what steps I took to address them, and what I thought of the device.

2 Oct 2020

Review: Linksys Velop Mesh Tri-Band Router (vs Eero Pro)

By |2022-02-25T18:01:32-08:00Oct 2, 2020 - Friday|Networking, Product Reviews, Reviews, Technology|2 Comments

Read: 15 mins. The need for reliable and speedy WiFi throughout the entire home has become important in modern times as more and more devices connect wirelessly. Like many consumers, you very likely came across dead spots in your house where the WiFi signal was either weak or non-existent. Consumer "mesh" WiFi routers promise to solve this issue, and in this article we will explore what they are, and how the Linksys Velop AC router compared to the Amazon Eero Pro.

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