Sonoff Goodies including WiFi Door Sensor and more

Sonoff Goodies including WiFi Door Sensor and more

I just received a little package from Itead (Sonoff) including their DW2-Wi-Fi door/window sensor. DW2 RF sensor and RFBridgeR2. Nothing special about this lot? Well, the DW2-Wi-Fi has WiFi and Bluetooth built into it. OTT for a door sensor? That was my exact reaction...
BlitzWolf® BW-OLT6 4-Heads Solar Sensor Wall Light 

BlitzWolf® BW-OLT6 4-Heads Solar Sensor Wall Light 

Why do I keep buying solar lights? after many years in denial, I’ve finally admitted to myself that while cheap solar lights work just fine in dry, sunny Spain, back here in rural Northeast England they are a complete waste of time. (a) there isn’t enough sunshine and...
The Death of a Sensor and other Tales of Woe

The Death of a Sensor and other Tales of Woe

We tend to rely more and more on our clever electronics these days – but here’s a timely, cautionary tale! My friend MAT over at NotEnoughTech has just TODAY written about the Tonga volcano and one of his Zigbee sensors which includes not only temperature but also a...