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Smart Home Tech Reviews

From smart bulbs to locks, how-to-guides and buyer guides we have the latest news and reviews when it comes to making your home and smart home.

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Creating a smart home
Getting started with your smart home

Making your home smart doesn’t have to be daunting

Getting started with making your home smart can seem like a daunting process with so many products and brands out there. We aim to bring you smart home reviews to simplify that process in order to help you decide based on your budget and requirements.

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Smart Home Brands

With hundreds of smart home brands out there ranging from well-known brands such as Philips Hue, Google Nest and Hive right up to lesser known brands such as TUYA we can help you decide on the right one for you.

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Smart home automation

Smart Home Automation

The more you can automate your devices around your home the smarter it can be. We aim to share the top tips on automating your smart home ensuring that your lights are never left on by accident, that your house is warm when you want it to be and that everything works together!

There has never been a better time to start a smart home and having the ability to control everything around your house using your favourite voice assistant, whether that’s Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant can help make life easier, impress your friends and be super-fun.

At Mark’s Tech Blogs we review the latest smart home tech. We understand that it can be tricky to know where to start and which products to buy and we also understand that cost is a huge barrier for many people which is why we aim to share the best for all budgets with articles focused on affordable smart home products as well as more premium products. Our smart home reviews are written by people who use the products and so you can trust us.

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Our Latest Reviews

Keep up to date with the latest advancement in smart home tech with our reviews.

Posted on the 15th May 2024

New Video – Euki X11 4k Wifi Dual Dash Cam Review

Purchase on Amazon: The Euki X11 is a wifi-enabled, dual dash cam shooting stunning 4k front facing video and…

Posted on the 8th May 2024

New Video – Switchbot Lock Pro and Nuki 4 Compared – Which Apple Home Smartlock is better?

The new Switchbot Lock Pro and Nuki 4 / Nuki 4 Pro are both Matter compatible locks that work with…

Posted on the 8th May 2024

New Video – HBN Smart Water Leak Detector Review (TUYA)

Buy the smart leak detector: In this video I review this affordable leak detector from HBN which is TUYA…

Posted on the 1st May 2024

New Video – Apple Home Compatible Smart Power Strip with USB Ports Review – Meross MSS425FHK

Purchase via Amazon: Purchase via Meross: (Save 10% with code marktech10) With 4 UK sockets you can individually…

Posted on the 29th April 2024

New Video – Is the Switchbot Lock Pro quieter than the Nuki?

Save 10% when you shop at with code 10UPPVGKHGYZSX Shop Switchbot at Amazon: Shop Nuki 4 on Amazon:…

Posted on the 24th April 2024

New Video – Switchbot Lock Pro – New UK Multipoint Compatible Smart Lock with Apple Home and Matter!

The Switchbot Lock Pro is a black, metal bodied premium smart-lock compatible with a huge range of doors including UK…

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Trusted Smart Home Reviews

Trusted smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular for their ability to provide added convenience and security to one’s home. These devices range from smart speakers, smart locks, smart thermostats, and smart lights, among others. By having these devices integrated into one’s home network, one can easily control and monitor their home from anywhere using a smartphone app or voice commands. When choosing trusted smart home devices, it is important to look for those with strong privacy policies, regular software updates, and a proven track record in the market. This ensures that the device is secure, up-to-date, and provides the best user experience.

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