Technology contributions from A to Z

28 July 2020
HomeKit compatible smoke alarms

Readers question: homekit-compatible smoke detectors for the holiday home

Earlier, a question came in from my reader Lars, with whom I had already emailed weeks ago, because he needed a few tips to monitor his holiday home. He is currently concerned with the subject of smoke detectors [...]
22 July 2020

LifeSmart - New smart home devices with HomeKit and 800 m range

LifeSmart, which has been offering smart home solutions since 2013, is now entering the German market. Founded by IoT experts who previously worked at Huawei and Alibaba, the company not only brings smart devices and building technology to [...]
20 July 2020

Blue Connect Plus - remotely monitor the water quality in the pool

The pool sensor Blue Connect Plus from blueriiot analyzes the pool water with regard to pH value, temperature, chlorine content and more. In this way it can be determined exactly which agents have to be added so that the swimming pool does not turn green and is permanently clean, [...]
6 July 2020

New anchor vacuum robots: eufy RoboVac G30 and eufy RoboVac G30 Edge

With the eufy RoboVac G30 and the eufy RoboVac G30 Edge, Anker is now also selling its latest vacuum cleaner robots in Germany. Both models use the same technology, such as the so-called "flow sensor", which [...]
17 June 2020

Cordless vacuum cleaner from Anker: eufy HomeVac S11 Infinity

With the eufy HomeVac S11 Infinity, Anker has launched a cordless vacuum cleaner that competes directly with the Dyson V11 Absolute. The cordless stick vacuum cleaner not only has a large dust container in the scope of delivery, but [...]
17 June 2020

HomeKit Secure Video for eufyCam 2 and eufyCam 2C

For current models of surveillance cameras from eufy, for the eufyCam 2 and 2C, an automatic update is currently being rolled out, which will make the cameras compatible with HomeKit Secure Video from Apple. This not only ensures [...]
16 June 2020
Replacement filters and brushes for the Roborock / Xiaomi vacuum robot

Replacement filters and brushes for the Xiaomi / Roborock vacuum cleaner robots

I have been using the Roborock S50 vacuum cleaner robot with mopping function for several years and have not yet replaced a filter or brush. I blow the filter and the dust container regularly with a cordless dust blower from Opolar [...]
13 May 2020

Anker PowerLine USB-C to DC cable for laptop power supply

Do you mind the bulky charger when transporting your laptop? Then you can now remedy this thanks to the Anker PowerLine USB-C to DC cable and a slim power supply. Because with the new cables from Anker you can connect laptops like the Lenovo [...]
14 April 2020

Air purifiers for bedrooms, living rooms, home offices, etc.

A lot of pollen is on the way again for the current spring of 2020, which is why an air purifier from Dyson, Xiaomi, Venta or others is a good idea. The air purifiers not only clean the air with regard to pollen, but also filter dust, [...]
4 March 2020
Photo of the batteryless Avidsen wireless doorbell made of bamboo

Completely eco: the batteryless Avidsen wireless doorbell made of bamboo and recycled plastic

When I receive a request from manufacturers asking if I would like to try out their new radio bell, it usually only elicits a tired smile. I know the requests from companies [...]