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What is a smart home? How do you create a network in your home? How do you pick a good Wi-Fi router? How do you manage and connect to your network using the devices and operating systems in your home? What kind of smart devices should you use in your home?

How to connect an Android to a Windows 11 PC via Bluetooth

How to connect an Android to a Windows 11 PC via Bluetooth

To transfer files or share the internet connection between your Android phone and your Windows 11 laptop, you need to pair them using Bluetooth. Bluetooth is a widely used technology supported by most Android devices. This tutorial shows you how to connect your Android phone to your laptop, PC, or tablet via Bluetooth in Windows 11: NOTE: This guide is based on Windows 11
ASUS ExpertWiFi EBM68 review: Mesh Wi-Fi for SMBs!

ASUS ExpertWiFi EBM68 review: Mesh Wi-Fi for SMBs!

Although ASUS has a lot of expertise in building high-quality routers and mesh Wi-Fi systems for home users, the company has not focused on building networking solutions for business users so far. Luckily, things are changing with the introduction of the new ExpertWiFi lineup, which includes networking equipment designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Their first mesh system for the business sector is the ASUS
ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2 review: A good mid-range router

ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2 review: A good mid-range router

Fast internet connections are slowly gaining ground everywhere in the world. As our homes and businesses are increasingly crowded with more devices that require Wi-Fi connectivity, getting yourself a good router is a must. If you want a solid mid-range Wi-Fi 6 router, which features modern hardware and offers good performance, you should take a look at the ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2 or ASUS
TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus review: A smart choice for large-sized homes

TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus review: A smart choice for large-sized homes

If you’re looking for a smart and relatively affordable robot vacuum, you may want to consider the TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus. It promises to keep your home clean and dust-free, regardless of the floor types in your rooms. The Tapo RV30 Plus is part of the latest family of smart home devices made by TP-Link, a well-known brand in this industry. In this review, I
Xiaomi Robot Vacuum X10+ review: Excellent automated cleaning!

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum X10+ review: Excellent automated cleaning!

While robot vacuums are similar in terms of looks and general design, they vary greatly in price, technology, features, and usefulness. If you have a large living space or office that needs regular cleaning, you’re better served by the more expensive options, which feature a docking station that removes the dirt for you. And, if you don’t have many carpets, you’ll surely want a robot
TP-Link Tapo C225 review: Affordable home surveillance!

TP-Link Tapo C225 review: Affordable home surveillance!

Do you have a child that you need to keep an eye on? Or a pet? Or both? Then you may need a surveillance camera for home use. And if you want features like night vision or the ability to have audio conversations remotely, then TP-Link Tapo C225 might just be what you need. Read this review to see if this Wi-Fi home surveillance camera
Xiaomi Robot Vacuum X10 review: Great for large homes!

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum X10 review: Great for large homes!

If you have a large home that requires regular cleaning, affordable robot vacuums are usually a poor choice due to multiple reasons. They tend to have batteries with lower capacity, less advanced navigation systems which make them slow at cleaning your home, and dust bins with lower capacity. That’s why, for larger homes, it is a better idea to look for a more powerful robot
TP-Link Tapo C500 review: Affordable outdoor surveillance!

TP-Link Tapo C500 review: Affordable outdoor surveillance!

Do you have a home or small company office where you want to install some video surveillance? Would you fancy a wireless camera that can pan and tilt easily to get 360 degrees coverage, with dust and water resistance, as well as infrared vision for night recording? In this case, TP-Link Tapo C500 should be on your shortlist. This camera is affordable, it has a
Xiaomi Robot Vacuum E10 review: Cleaning and mopping on a budget!

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum E10 review: Cleaning and mopping on a budget!

Robot vacuum cleaners are popular, and for a good reason: they help us automate a task that a lot of people dread doing regularly. Many such devices are advanced and incredibly efficient, but they’re expensive, and not everyone can afford them. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly solution, Xiaomi has you covered. For about 200 USD, Xiaomi Robot Vacuum E10 can vacuum and mop your
TP-Link Archer AX73 review: Affordable mid-ranger!

TP-Link Archer AX73 review: Affordable mid-ranger!

Midrange wireless routers are very competitive in terms of pricing and there’s a variety of options available. If you’re looking for a good Wi-Fi 6 router with useful advanced features, you’ll come across the TP-Link AX5400 or Archer AX73 in shops both online and offline. Before buying it, it’s a good idea to read an in-depth review like this one, check the router’s strengths and
TP-Link Tapo C420S2 review: Capable and reasonably-priced!

TP-Link Tapo C420S2 review: Capable and reasonably-priced!

If you’re looking for an easy-to-use security camera for your home or office, one that doesn’t cost a fortune, you should check out the TP-Link Tapo C420S2. This wireless two-camera kit offers 2K QHD video, night vision, motion detection, two-way audio, and local and cloud storage for your recordings. Each Tapo C420S2 camera also has its own battery, allowing you to monitor areas with no
Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S10 review: For mid-sized living spaces!

Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S10 review: For mid-sized living spaces!

Xiaomi recently launched a new lineup of smart devices, which includes new robot vacuum cleaners for all budgets. These devices have gotten smarter and more efficient in the last couple of years, and I was curious to see the progress made by Xiaomi. So the company sent me their Xiaomi Robot Vacuum S10 (model number B106GL) for testing: it’s a mid-range robot vacuum cleaner with