Product Reviews

Bringing you the latest product reviews wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home. Active JR is passionate about wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home and will test products from Apple, Google, Garmin, Suunto, Samsung ranging from wearables, fitness watches, smart lighting and smart home hubs to give you honest review

We cover fitness wearables, activity and fitness gear from Garmin, Suunto, Fitbit, TomTom, Polar, Apple and many more.

For Smart Home, we cover Google, Apple, Samsung, Wemo, Philips Hue and many others. Looking at the latest technology like HomePod, Google Home and the latest smart lighting products.

These reviews will help you decide on the right wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home for you and calls out the things that the marketing teams don’t want you to hear.

Ikea smart blinds review

Ikea smart blinds review: In-depth look at FYRTUR blinds & KADRILJ shades

Ikea smart blinds review Following my initial hands-on review of the Ikea FYRTUR blinds last month, I was critical of the setup and performance. Since...
Soma Smart shades review

Soma smart shades review – Turn your normal blinds smart

If you already have blinds or shades in your home and you want to make them smart, then the Soma smart shades could be...
Garmin Fenix 6x pro hands on review

Garmin Fenix 6x Pro hands on review

First look at the Fenix 6x Pro Following months of speculation Garmin has released the Fenix 6 series. The company has released several models of...
Ikea smart blinds hands on review of the FYRTUR

Hands-on with the Ikea smart blinds

Ikea has now finally released the delayed smart blinds and this week I finally got my hands a pair of FYRTUR blackout versions. This...
Aqara water leak sensor review

Aqara Water leak sensor review – HomeKit water leak detection

Aqara Water leak sensor review As we continue the series of Aqara device reviews, we now turn to the Aqara Water leak sensor. The sensor...
Aqara Motion Sensor review

Aqara motion sensor review – Cheap, reliable HomeKit motion sensor

Aqara Motion sensor review When anyone mentions cheap, china and electronics you will automatically think rubbish. However, Aqara, the smart home company has been making...
Tado thermostat V3+ review

Tado Smart thermostat V3+ review – keep your home warm, smart

Tado thermostat V3+ review Tado has been a name in the smart home heating space for sometime along with Nest and Hive, to name a...
Logitech Slim Folio Pro review

Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard case review

Logitech Slim Folio Pro case review If you have bought an iPad Pro 11inch, you may have been looking at the Keyboard folio from Apple....
Nanoleaf Canvas review on a wall

Nanoleaf Canvas review – Smart lighting a little different

Nanoleaf Canvas Review Smart lighting is typically a first purchase for a smart home buyer, but the Nanoleaf Canvas is not your typical smart lighting....
Avia Smart lock hands on review

Avia smart lock hands on review – HomeKit enabled lock

Avia Smart lock hands on review Avia smart has been teasing the smart lock for a good few months now via social media. The company...

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