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Tips To Improve your Wifi Signal....

Posted by Tanya Waters on

Tips To Improve your Wifi Signal....

HOW DO I IMPROVE MY WIFI SIGNAL? 1. Check Your Router Position The position of your Router makes a big difference to the speeds and strength of your wifi. If possible, place your router somewhere central and prominent in your home. Don’t put it in a cupboard, drawer or in a corner. It is also best to avoid putting your router on the floor too as wifi signals go in all directions. Keep your router away from appliances and electronic devices too as they can interfere with wifi signals. 2. Switch to 5GHZ for Faster Wifi Or 2.4GHZ for Extended Wifi...

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Why don't you use a smart plug for that???

Posted by Susan Crowe on

Why don't you use a smart plug for that???

, Wi-Fi SMART PLUGS........ A Wi-Fi Smart Plug looks like a traditional adapter but is so much more…. These smart plugs connect to the internet through your Wi-Fi connection and control your home appliances. Even if you are not into the whole smart home automation trend, smart plugs are one of the easiest smart home products to use.  You just decide on the brand to purchase, download the app and off you go.  Plug your new smart plug into a socket, plug your home appliance into the smart plug itself and that it!   You can now turn on and off...

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Smart Home Tech to help with Remote Working

Posted by Susan Crowe on

Smart Home Tech to help with Remote Working

Trapped at Home.... Covid-19 has suddenly elevated the status of IT at home from nice to have and gadget focused to suddenly being the lifeline to the outside world as we struggle with the ever-increasing restrictions.  Most families now find themselves competing for the use of laptops to broadband.  Parents working from home have overnight had to become experts in networks without the support of the IT department while simultaneously trying to harness technology to keep the busy minds of their children going.  The plus side is that now we have enough time to set up our home working and...

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5 Smart Home products to help you cope with the Coronavirus COVID-19

Posted by Susan Crowe on

5 Smart Home products to help you cope with the Coronavirus COVID-19

Working from home as a result of Covid-19? Here are a few recommended smart home products to help you cope, starting with boosting your wifi signal.....

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Google Nest Mini v Google Home Mini

Posted by Susan Crowe on

Google Nest Mini v Google Home Mini

What are the differences between the Google Nest Mini and Google Home Mini? Below we outline the key enhancements and upgrades on the Google Nest Mini versus it's older sibling the google Home Mini. These changes are more an evolution on the small but very powerful Google Home Mini enhancing it's usability. The similarity between both is they use Google Assistant to connect and control your smart home devices or connect to your smartphone be that IOS or Android.    Rebranding Google Home to Google Nest: The Google Nest Mini is ultimately a replacement for the Google Home Mini as...

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