Posts tagged home technology
VIDEO: OUR NEW SMARTPHONE LIGHTING SYSTEM

Hey guys! In the last week or so you might have seen my blog post introducing the Philips Hue system, the colour changing LED lights that can be controlled completely by your smartphone or tablet. I shared some ideas about how we would be putting it into our flat, and now here's a video of what we actually did and how it looks!

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MOOD LIGHTING PLANS FOR OUR FLAT USING PHILIPS HUE

Wassup peeps! Here in the UK we've just had our clocks go back as it's now officially the end of British Summer Time. Joy (not). With the colder, darker nights and mornings it can be a real pain in the butt to get out of bed. With that in mind, I was so excited to be asked by Philips if I'd like to try out the Hue lighting system at home, as it has some very futuristic options to create the perfect mood lighting that can be controlled from your phone and even wake you up naturally with light. Kiss my ass winter!

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HOME IS WHERE THE HIVE IS

Brrr! Things have been getting a bit chilly round these parts recently, not helped by the fact that we have single glazed Crittal windows! Beautiful original Art Deco windows might look the part but damn, they don’t half give us a heating issue. It’s a new year and with that comes a whole heap of ‘home resolutions’, one of which being to find a home heating system that would allow us to… well put it bluntly, be more lazy and warm! I don’t know about you but endless trips to the thermostat are such a bore (and ours is only about 3 feet from the door)! So when Hive by British Gas got in touch to see if I’d be interested in having the system installed in my home and doing a hive heating review there was a resounding YES! Here's my review of the Hive heating system.

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5 PIECES OF HOME TECHNOLOGY THAT ARE GENUINELY USEFUL

It seems like everywhere we turn nowadays there is a piece of new home technology that demands to be noticed. But honestly, how much of it is actually useful? Do I really need a robotic letterbox that flings my post into my awaiting hands each morning, or a toilet roll holder that also conveniently holds my iPad?! Ok, I made those up (the first one at least). But I have seen some pretty awesome pieces of home technology that are genuinely useful whilst I've been out and about shooting in some amazing location houses. Things that genuinely had me thinking... I need to get that! So here are my top 5 genuinely useful pieces of home technology. 

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