Browse All Reviews on Home Assistant Guide

Welcome to our reviews page for Home Assistant hardware and software! Here, we provide our readers with in-depth and impartial reviews of various hardware and software components that can be used with Home Assistant. Whether you're looking for a new smart home device or want to upgrade your existing setup, our reviews will help you make informed decisions. Browse through our collection of reviews to find the best hardware and software for your Home Assistant setup!

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The black Teendow G20 robot vacuum cleaner which was used in this review

Teendow G20 review: a petite powerhouse

Aug 9, 2023

A comprehensive and detailed review of the Teendow G20, a petite robot vacuum cleaner which could just be your next houshold helper.

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A white Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Mop 1C against the universe in the background.

Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Mop 1C long-term review: A cheap option that integrates with Home Assistant

May 5, 2022

The Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Mop is a cheap, yet powerful robot vacuum cleaner. This review will go in-depth on why you should or shouldn't consider it.

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The ILIFE A11 robot vacuum cleaner against a landscape background.

ILIFE A11 Robot Vacuum Cleaner review: great hardware, lacking software

Apr 23, 2022

This is a real-world review of the ILIFE A11 Robot Vacuum Cleaner. It is based on my use of it during the last weeks.

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First impression review of the ILIFE A11 robot vacuum

Mar 23, 2022

The ILIFE A11 impresses with its strong suction, LiDAR navigation, and advanced mopping pattern. In its price-range, you will be hard-pressed to find a better option.

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The Roborock S7 robot vacuum cleaner against a background of stormy clouds.

Roborock S7 review round-up: It sucks... and mops

May 5, 2021

If you are looking for the most complete robot vacuum cleaner, the Roborock S7 is the way to go. There are two caveats, though.

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The Zigbee2MQTT logo, with a futuristic gaming computer in the background.

Testing the Zigbee2MQTT web-based frontend

Apr 17, 2021

I have finally been able to test the Zigbee2MQTT. So far, it has been everything I hoped for and more.

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The Pi-hole and AdGuard Home logo against a background of battling armies.

AdGuard Home vs. Pi-hole (2020)—Two ad and internet tracker blockers compared

Sep 26, 2020

AdGuard Home and Pi-hole both cover the basics. They block ads and trackers. But which one is the better choice?

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The Adguard Home logo with a background resembling the Times Square of the future.

AdGuard Home review - Will I ditch Pi-hole?

Sep 24, 2020

It is not a question of whether I’ll be switching but when I’ll be switching. Read my full review to find out why.

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The Pi-hole logo in front of a square similar to the New York Times Square.

Pi-hole review: Network-level ad and tracker blocking

Sep 20, 2020

Pi-hole is a popular network-level ad and tracking blocker. Should you use it? Find out in my review.

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