Tesla Model Y First Impressions

Here are my Tesla Model Y First Impressions after attending the Model Y event, which was a little bit press event, a little bit rock show, and a little dash of crazy. While there weren’t any big surprises, the Model Y looks really promising and has me very excited for the car and Tesla’s future. The one question that rolled around my head the entire night: why the Model Y and why now?

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My Smart Home 2019

Here's my smart home 2019 tour. I’ve touched on aspects of my smart home setup during my reviews of products like the Sonos One, Logitech Harmony Elite, and Ring Video Doorbell, but I thought it was time to take you through my full smart home setup. See what systems I’m using, how I have them integrated, what I find useful, and what I’m considering next.

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Batteries and Supercapacitors

With Tesla’s recent purchase of Maxwell Technologies, I thought it was a perfect time to take a closer look at the current state of batteries and supercapacitors. As well as what supercapacitors are, why so many people are excited by them, and a wonder material, graphene, that could change ... everything.

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Tesla App Review - Stats

There are a lot of third party Tesla apps to choose from, but many of them just duplicate the official Tesla app’s basic functionality and aren’t worth installing. The only apps that really warrant checking out are those that give you functionality or analysis that you can’t get from Tesla directly.

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Solar Panels For Home

Will the savings you gain from solar panels really pay for the cost of installing the system in the first place? And even more secondary questions come up like, are solar panels difficult or expensive to maintain? How long do solar panels last? Will solar panels work where I live? Those are all questions I hear a lot, so let’s dive into this.

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