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Free Webinar: How To Become a Smart Home Electrician

While many Automated Home readers are smart home installers, we know we also have plenty of ‘smart home curious’ electricians here too πŸ™‚ How To......

Automated Home 2.0 – #25 Amina Invisible In-Wall Speakers – Part 1

We wanted to maintain the clean lines in our open plan barn but also have great sound too. The floor standing speakers from our last......

New Uplan Software Aims to Help Loxone Installers

If you are a Loxone Partner then here’s an interesting new software tool designed to help speed up your workflow. Create a sketch of the......

Useful Gadget of the Week: These PoE Splitters Power Non-PoE Devices

I’m all in on PoE. It’s incredibly useful and the combination of our UniFi switch plus the opportunity to run Cat6a around the house has......

Automated Home 2.0 – #24 Ubiquiti Networking Part 3 – airMAX NanoStation AC loco Wireless Network Bridge

Although there’s fibre in our neighbourhood, the splitters on the poles around us are currently maxed out and we have to wait for them to......

Automated Home 2.0 – #23 We’ve Moved In!

If you’ve been following along on the Automated Home Instagram you’ll know we moved in last Friday, 10th July. There’s still plenty to do as......

Useful Gadget of the Week: Double Mains Socket with USB A & USB C Charging Ports

I’m looking around at these at the minute for the new house. We’re in that middle ground where a lot of new tech comes with......

Automated Home 2.0 – #22 How Much Does a Loxone Smart Home System Cost?

As we near the completion of our build I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the cost of a Loxone home automation system. Few......

Tesla UK Model 3 Review Follow-up: Why It’s Not As Good As It Was A Year Ago

On this day last year I picked up my Model 3. A few months later I wrote nearly five and a half thousands words on......

Our WWDC 2020 Keynote Cheat Sheet – Mac Transitions to Apples Own Silicon

In a covid world WWDC 2020 is 100% via video link. It will also be remembered for anther reason too. Long rumoured and now confirmed,......

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