2018 Rally Season is coming!

Today is going to be unseasonably warm for late February in northern Ohio, with temps expected to reach and maybe even crest 70 degrees Fahrenheit.  With no snow left in sight and temps that rival May/June, it’s time to start thinking about the car season ahead.  And that means rally/driving events!

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What do the Apple HomePod, Logi Circle 2, and Ecobee3 Lite have in common?

If you’ve been following my blog you know that I’m Apple Fanboy #1.  It should come as no surprise that new Apple products are snapped up immediately upon release, especially  if they’re related even remotely to home automation.  This month’s installment talks about some new hardware gracing my HomeKit array.

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TAKE TWO: Rehab Detailing — Cleveland, Ohio

Avid readers of my blog may notice that this is my second post about Rehab Detailing in just a few months.  There is good reason for this: my wife picked up a new 2017 Tesla Model S sedan recently and it too received the full spa treatment, like my Audi.  This time we dig a bit deeper, with some amazing before/after videos.  Check it out!

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REVIEW: Hunter Symphony Ceiling Fan with WiFi (Amazon Alexa & Apple HomeKit)

These days it seems like just about anything in your home can be turned into a smart device.  This month I’ve covered bulbs and sensors, and even smart blinds.  Wrapping up the year then is our favorite recent addition to our abode:  Hunter Symphony Ceiling Fans with built-in Apple HomeKit compatibility.  Check it out!

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⁠⁠AUTOMATED: Using an Elgato Eve Motion & LIFX Bulb with Apple HomeKit

One of the few rooms in our home that wasn’t automated was a walk-in closet off our family room.  We had a solution that had worked for some time, but it was time to kick it up a notch.   Read about how a smart motion sensor and smart bulb worked to solve our needs!

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