Caravans at Beach Hop, 2021

By | March 30, 2021

Beach Hop rolled around quickly for 2021 as the last one was just in November. Some awesome new vans on view, and the usual suspects back with there fantastic renovations, displays and creations. I’m looking forward to next year’s Caravans & Classics sponsored light show – it was organised at short notice this year and… Read More »

Smartphone screen protector UV cured

By | August 13, 2020

I have had various phone screen protectors over the years, floppy and solid and preferred the solid glass cover I had on on my Note 8 for over a year I paid NZ$30+ for the last one including install by someone at a ‘phone shop’ but really it wasn’t a nice install, and I re-seated… Read More »

Whole House Audio on the Cheap

By | April 8, 2019

You can pay thousands for Bose multiroom audio systems, or buy a huge stereo and crank it up so you can hear it throughout the place. You can also get multiple digital distribution amplifiers that run over Wifi (eg Sonos), but again they come at a huge cost. What you really want though is cheap… Read More »

5 Steps to DIY Home Automation

By | February 4, 2019

You can spend thousands on home automation equipment. You could get yourself an ecosystem like Apple Homekit, Samsung Smart-Things, Control4 or many others, however with just some moderate techo skills you can set up or convert your home to pretty awesome home control with DIY. My take on home automation is that it should be… Read More »

Electric Vehicle EVtiquette

By | November 7, 2018

Subtitle: How not to be a d@%k, when owning and driving an Electric Vehicle. Warning, these are my opinions, and in some cases may be mine alone.  Feel free to weigh in to discussions below, or on the various Facebook EV owners and Nissan Leaf groups.  This is a New Zealand site, so some links/comments may… Read More »