In a bit different news, this time I’m sharing my preferred Bluetooth configuration that makes using headphones (or are they called “earpods” now?) bearable. It’s required some experimentation, but I did finally find a combination that doesn’t cause the audio to be laggy or janky. Problem For over a year,…Continue reading How to fix OnePlus 10 Pro Bluetooth issues
This article dives into Developer Mode on Android and explains how to actually enable it on your device. You might need to do this if your device’s factory defaults are stupid (like on my 2 last OnePlus phones), you need to debug an app on your phone or achieve some…Continue reading How to enable Developer Mode on Android?
This article describes some of my experiences with Airthings air quality sensors, especially when used with Home Assistant. I’m using a couple of sensors to keep an especially close eye on CO2, Radon and air pressure, in addition to temperature and humidity (which I already have plenty of Sonoff sensors…Continue reading How do Airthings sensors work with Home Assistant?
This article explains how to fix and reconnect Sonoff Zigbee sensors in Home Assistant, after they have mystically disconnected themselves. The neatness of this solution is that while the eWelink app will assign your sensors a new device id any time you have to re-register them, this approach lets you…Continue reading How to fix disconnected Sonoff Zigbee sensors in Home Assistant?
This article describes a solution to a problem that I have had with pairing different Smart Home devices with my app or some cloud service using wifi. Weirdly, wifi can be strong enough to provide connectivity to any of the devices, but weak enough for the pairing to fail. Fun…Continue reading How to configure your Smart Home wifi devices that fail to connect due to a weak wifi signal?
This post is meant to gather my tips and tricks for surviving life with ASUS AiMesh wifi routers. Draw on my experience so that your life would be easier :) A quick word of advice before you proceed, though: you’ll save yourself from a lot of trouble by buying actual…Continue reading ASUS AiMesh tips and tricks
This article is my attempt at documenting my experiences with Worx Landroid L2000. It’s a phenomenal little helper in your garden, but it will run into issues – and it will make your work a bit in order to get it to run efficiently! This article contains all of the…Continue reading Frequently Asked Robot Lawn Mower Questions