Launching of Ben’s Smart Home Online Shop

I am proud to announce that I have finally launched my very first online shop selling gadgets that I personally find useful in my own smart home setup. For starter, I am bringing in more than 20 products from various brands such as Amazon, Bose, Fitbit and Roku. I plan to bring in even more products soon once my deal with the suppliers are finalized.

You can visit it at https://shop.benleow.com/

3X Bonanza Sales

To celebrate the launching of my online shop and also in conjunction to 12.12 promotion and Christmas sales, I am giving HUGE discounts to all the products in my catalog with some discount reach up to 52%. It is truly a triple bonanza sales! This sales starts from 12th to 31st December 2019. So hurry because the stocks are limited.

Amazon launches 3 new Wearable Echo Devices and 5 new Echo Devices for Home

If you love Alexa like I do, then this news will excite you beyond imagination. You see, when I started to integrate Alexa into my home around 2 years ago, I always felt something was missing during my interaction with Alexa. When I got my first Mi Band fitness tracker, it hit me that the missing piece was a wearable device for Alexa. So I promptly sent an email to Amazon suggesting to them that they should develop wearable devices that users can interact with Alexa on the go. They thank me for the suggestion and even sent me a $20 gift voucher for that. So much for a multi-million idea.

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Google Broke My Smart Home

I was using Google Home Mini to track my presence in my room by tracking my Mi Band 3 which I wear 24/7. It was working fine until Google decided to send an update to my Home Mini and take away that functionality. Why Google? Why must you take away the only reason of your existence in my home? I regretted that I did not block the Internet access on the Home Mini in my firewall. Now, I have to unplug it and find another alternative.