Top 10 SMART devices every South African should try

Not only will setting up a smart home make your life more convenient but, it will also boost your home security, something which South Africans simply can’t say no to. If you don’t know what a smart home is, it’s time you catch up with modern tech and give your home and life an upgrade! […]

Create the ultimate smart home with smart wall plugs

Smart wall plugs are one of my personal favorites when it comes creating the optimal smart home ecosystem. They are essentially the only smart device that can bridge the gap between smart devices and regular ones. From a security perceptive they can replace light timers and switches and help you make it look like someone’s […]

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South Africa’s best WiFi IP security cameras reviewed

Whether you want to keep an eye on your kids while you’re at work or, monitor your home security from anywhere in the world, smart cameras are the cheapest and, the best way to do it. If you have any other smart devices in your home (such as smart bulbs or smart plugs), a smart […]

South Africa’s top 7 smart home LED light bulbs

If you don’t have a smart home ecosystem or, have never bought or, used any smart devices, a smart bulb is the best place to start – guaranteed. Whether you’re using an iOS or Android mobile device, you can pick up a smart LED bulb, easily set it up and, have your very first smart […]

10 safety tips for cyclists in South Africa

Whether you’re an amateur cyclist looking to improve your fitness and reach your cycling goals or a professional that’s out there on most days of the week, South African cyclists face a great deal of risk every time they hit the road. While we’re going to focus specifically on crimes that are commonly perpetrated against […]

10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes or less

With such high security expenses, you’d think we’d make the most of our existing home security systems but, you’d be surprised at just how many people are doing it all wrong. From blocked motion sensors to incorrectly positioned cameras, here are 10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes.

Top 5 solar LED flood lights for home security in South Africa

I’ve written extensively on the importance of outdoor security lights for home security but, have not yet covered solar LED flood lights in particular. With frequent power cuts and load shedding that never sticks to published schedules, more and more South Africans are opting for solar LED flood lights but most LED floodlights will do […]

Should you use a personal alarm in South Africa?

Personal alarms have been making quite a splash recently, with more and more South Africans wondering if they should get one. Personal alarms are generally small, battery powered alarms that can be activated with a small button, switch or pull-chord or pull tab. The purpose is to alert anyone within hearing distance that you are […]

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Tourist safety in South Africa – a comprehensive guide

Educating yourself on crime and personal safety in South Africa – specifically on what types of crimes are commonly perpetrated against tourists and locals – should be one of the most important parts of planning your trip to South Africa. While Johannesburg has the highest crime rates among the nine provinces, crime is rife throughout […]