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Fix Wi-Fi speed and smart home device problems

Fix Wi-Fi speed and smart home device problems

No connection, bad connection, dropped connections Sooner or later we all experience Wi-Fi speed problems with our smart home. But equally frustrating are when devices that worked for weeks or months, suddenly stop working. Existing devices seem to run slowly or limp...

Slow Wi-Fi? Use this checklist to fix

Slow Wi-Fi? Use this checklist to fix

My Wi-Fi and Internet is slow ”The Internet is slow” Nothing beats the words "slow Wi-Fi" for invoking fear in every work-from-home household. If you are the unlucky one tasked with keeping the Internet and Wi-Fi running smoothly, do you know what to do? There are...

HomePod Mini puts HomeKit Bluetooth range within reach

HomePod Mini puts HomeKit Bluetooth range within reach

Bluetooth wireless The Bluetooth range conundrum Bluetooth low energy (BLE) smart home devices can make outfitting your smart home easier but they have a range problem. BLE is low power, so a small battery can power many wireless devices. Your bluetooth motion...

HomeKit hub is Apple’s HomePod Mini secret

HomeKit hub is Apple’s HomePod Mini secret

Apple HomePod Mini smart speaker with Siri and HomeKit Hub support Apple HomeKit basics Apple’s HomeKit hub smart home system, using the Apple Home app, is one of several popular solutions for controlling and automating devices in our home. HomeKit has several key...

Ethernet switch ports and why you need them

Ethernet switch ports and why you need them

Ethernet Switch Ports To reach a port we must set sail What FDR said about ships may be true, but for smart home gadgets, you just have to reach to the back of your network router. Except when you run out of Ethernet switch ports.  Ethernet ports and why you need...

A Distinction With A Difference – T568A or T568B?

A Distinction With A Difference – T568A or T568B?

The Ethernet Wiring Conundrum Ethernet wired networking is an industry standard. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has painstakingly defined specifications and standards for all aspects of Ethernet networking. Need an Ethernet cable or adding...