Tag Archives: Aliexpress

Review: Edifier S1000DB speakers

I’ve been using some crappy Philips speakers in my garage for the longest time now. Since I often sit there for quite a while to tinker and record videos, I like listening to music. Time for an upgrade!

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Full Load Review: TOPK 3 port LED Night Light charger

While looking around for interesting chargers, I came across this TOPK charger which has a built-in night light. Often, combined products fail at the multiple tasks they set out to do so I decided to order one and test it out. The results surprised me!

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IPcam: Best 4K (8MP) IP camera of 2018 (Demo footage!)

A few years back, I made a whole series about awesome 5MP IP Cameras. Over the years they have grown old and it was time to replace them. Technology has not stood still so I started a search for the best 4K (8MP) IP Camera. After testing a lot of no-name and name brands, my choice has fallen on Dahua cameras, check out this post to read about them and watch my video including lots of demo footage! Continue reading IPcam: Best 4K (8MP) IP camera of 2018 (Demo footage!)

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Full Load Review: ROCK 2-in-1 5000mAh Power Bank + Charger (RMP0372)

In looking for items to review I found this power bank + charger combination on Aliexpress and it looked quite interesting. I decided to buy it and subject it to my full load review test!

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Full Load Review: Aukey PA-T1 (PA-T15) 5 port phone charger

Another charger review! This time it’s the Aukey PA-T1 a 5 port charger which has 4 normal ports and one Quick Charge port. I also discuss the PA-T15!

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Full-Load Review: Powstro 5v 2.2A with display (HKL-USB39) phone charger

Today we’re taking a look at the Powstro 5v 2.2A phone charger with 2 normal charging ports and a display which shows you the current output voltage and amps!

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ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

Recently I finished the outdoor garden lighting, follow along while I make them QuinLED compatible and install them! Continue reading ESP8266 LED Lighting: Using QuinLED with Domoticz

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DIY cloud backup: OS and Storage configuration

Ok, so now we have all the hardware selected, let’s talk OS and storage configurations, a lot of it comes down to personal preference and hardware you want/need to buy!

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DIY cloud backup: Replacing CrashPlan Home Family DIY style

Like many of you, I’ve been a long-time subscriber to CrashPlan Home Family. But recently I received an e-mail that this is soon going to end. Like many before it, CrashPlan is cancelling their Unlimited Family subscription, no more multi-PC cloud backup! So I started thinking, how hard would it be to “build” a self hosted replacement?

This will be a multi-article guide on how to build your own multi-tenant Crashplan replacement for yourself or you and your friends and family.

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ESP8266 LED Lighting: Installing COB LED downlights controlled using QuinLED

Because we’re now living in the house I can finally get to work on installing the actual lights I’m going to be using all throughout the house. So, I made a video on how to install lights and connected them to QuinLED!

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