BlitzWolf BW-AF1 Smart Air Fryer Review

BlitzWolf has recently released a smart air fryer which sparked my curiosity since I didn’t know what an air fryer is or why would you need a smart one. The...

Battle of the Zigbees

Ultimate showdown of cheap Zigbee sensors. In one corner is the veteran Xiaomi Aqara and in the other, a relative newcomer, Itead Sonoff. Two shall enter…

Tasmota Motion Sensor in Home Assistant Using Discovery

The definitive (?) guide to setting up a PIR in Tasmota and adding it to Home Assistant using discovery. No configuration.yaml editing required!

Frankenstein Saturday 3: ESP-12 Drop-in Replacement

How to flash an ESP-12 module and make a drop-in replacement of a nonESP82xx Wi-Fi module for which you don’t have any datasheet or pinout.

Xiaomi Smart Video Doorbell 2 Review

Xiaomi’s battery powered 1080p video doorbell review and why its not the doorbell for you.

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum 1S

Integrating Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum 1S in Home Assistant and a few practical automations to make life even easier.