As the original retail price was US$49 (S$66), the 40% discount makes it hard not to buy it for fun.
This is the second part of my Homey Review. Do check out the first part, Homey Review – Unboxing & Setup, if you have not done so.
Homey Desktop App
Homey Desktop app is a beautiful designed app. In my opinion, it has the best UI/UX for a smart home device.
It started out as a Kickstarter project on 28th May 2014.
TrackR is a Santa Barbara, CA-based startup company that specialized in personal item management.
Because I am shipping to Singapore, I get VAT exemption of 20% and hence the price before VAT is £83.33 (S$147).
uHoo is a indoor air toxin sensor that was launched in April 2017. They started shipping within the same month to their corporate customers as those are their primary target audience. For the general consumers like us, they started shipping in June 2017.
After raising a seed round from East Ventures in May 2015, in May 2016 they started an Indiegogo project to crowfund the initial preorders. It a raised a total of US$81,065 out of their initial goal of US$50,000 from 404 backers.
Vesternet is having a weekly Monday sale on various Z-Wave products.
I bought a couple of Fibaro Z-Wave Universal Door & Window Sensor 2 Gen5 from Vesternet for £28.67 (S$52) each.
Finally jumped onto the Google Home bandwagon.
Last year, I decided not to buy it despite it being priced at US$99 (S$136) because the ecosystem was not very mature yet. Fast forward six months later, it has improved quite a bit.
Close to three years later, Ambi Climate (2nd Edition) is being launched again on Kickstarter. Its funding campaign is looking to raise HK$390,000 (S$69,600), and it will end on 22nd June 2017.
Sensibo Sky is retailing for US$119 (S$169) and shipping to Singapore is an additional US$7.88 (S$12) for normal international shipping (via SingPost) or US$17.33 (S$25) for express international shipping.
Shipping is free if you are buying more two or more Sensibo Sky.