SmartThings HomeKit Integration

I previously created a tutorial showcasing HomeKit integration using Hombridge on a Mac. However, leaving a Mac running 24/7 is not a feasible option for some people, thus I decided to create a tutorial for Raspberry Pi, as it is an affordable alternative solution. If you aren’t familiar...

SmartThings Review

SmartThings provides an affordable do-it-yourself system for home automation and device interconnectivity.  You can start small and expand the system over time.  Initial set-up takes less than 15 minutes.  SmartThings devices are affordable and have no ongoing fees.   The system provides a limitless...

Mac Pro Review

The radical, completely redesigned 2013 Mac Pro is a well-built high performance workstation. As always Apple does a superior job with there hassle free packaging. In the box, we will be greeted with our literature, warranty information, and limited black apple stickers. The Mac Pro, is definitely heavier...

iPad Mini AT&T LTE, Zagg HD, and Apple Smart Cover Review

iPad Mini Review: The good: The size of the mini is just short of an inch wider than the typical competitor. You might not think this is much, but seriously, it is. In addition, the Mini is just wonderfully light and easy to hold. The screen is comfortably bright, and the battery life seems to last quite...

MacBook Pro 15″ 2012 Retina Review

For me, it wasn’t much of a step up when I got this new 2012 model. I already had 16GB of RAM in my late 2011 model MBP, I already had a 512GB SSD drive in it. I was used to the speed, and it did everything I needed to very well. But I was intrigued by the higher resolution offered with the retina...

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