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Ultion Nuki Smart Lock Review

Earlier this year, with increasing energy bills on the horizen and 20+ year old windows, we decided to invest in changing our windows and doors to triple glazing. While replacing the doors we opted to install high security locks. The front door was installed with an Ultion lock. Ahead of changing the locks I started…Continue readingUltion Nuki Smart Lock Review

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How does a Blind Person Read Books?

Books are important for sharing knowledge and information, even in the Internet age. Books continue to be a crucial resource for education and leisure reading. So how does a blind person read books? Well, there are two main methods, Audio Books and Braille Books. Audio Books Audible, synonymous with audio books, was launched in 1995.…Continue readingHow does a Blind Person Read Books?

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How to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts

A few months back, I saw an option in Apple Shortcuts to use an NFC to trigger a shortcut. Intrigued, I investigated How to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts and found that NFC tags are inexpensive and easy to set up. What is an NFC Tag? A Near Field Communication tag is a small…Continue readingHow to use NFC to trigger Apple Shortcuts

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How to Fix Neato D7 Botvac Pairing Mode Wi-fi Not Visible

The Neato D7 Botvac is a work horse, keeping the house clean each day without lifting a finger. Well, until one day, they dropped off the wifi and would not show the pairing mode wi-fi to reconnect them. This post covers how to fix Neato D7 Botvac pairing mode Wi-fi not visible. In a rush,…Continue readingHow to Fix Neato D7 Botvac Pairing Mode Wi-fi Not Visible

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How to Airplay to a Fire TV (Screen Mirror)

Amazon Fire TV usage is wide spread due to low cost and the wide range of support for streaming services, I am a big fan and have many in my house. My main complaint has been the inability to screen mirror my Apple devices using Airplay to a Fire TV. Well until I found AirReceiver…Continue readingHow to Airplay to a Fire TV (Screen Mirror)

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Sight Loss Tip: How to shower with the right temperature every time

We all hate getting into a shower before it has reached a stable temperature. When replacing our bathroom we looked at different shower options that would be simple to use with low vision. We found a solution that solves How to shower with the right temperature every time. We settled on the Aqualisa Visage Smart…Continue readingSight Loss Tip: How to shower with the right temperature every time