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Smart Home Implementation Services

Smart Life Solutions provides  Smart Home Implementation Services for customers who want to implement smart home technology to improve their comfort, safety and security within their home or office premises.

We’re sorry but we no longer offer this service to new customers.

Smart Video Doorbell

A smart video doorbell is a device that incorporates a wide angle video camera, a motion sensor,  a microphone and a speaker into a small device with a button to activate your door bell chime.

Ring™ Video Doorbell

The device is usually activated by any motion detected near your door or when someone presses the button and rings the door bell itself. If the device is activated you will be alerted via an app on your phone or tablet and be able to see who’s there. You can then decide if you want  to talk to them using the app and give yourself more time to get to the door.  Alternatively,  you can ignore them if you don’t want to be disturbed.

A smart video door bell also solves the problem of deliveries being made when you’re not at home. The app will still alert you when someone comes to your front door, even when you are away from home. You can then tell the delivery person where to safely leave your items so you can retrieve them when you return home.

Smart Lighting

Smart lighting provides a number of comfort, security and safety benefits.

It can be used to turn on a pre-determined sets of lights programmatically. This could be on a timed basis,  when motion is detected,  when a door or window is opened/closed,  when an occupant returns home etc.  In addition it could be activated by the press of a physical button, a tap on a smart phone app or even via a voice command.

Philips Hue White Ambiance – Picture courtesy of Philips Lighting BV

From a safety perspective a potential use may be to have a motion sensor detect when you get out of bed at night and turn on background lighting to enable you to clearly see any potential obstacles on the way to the bathroom that might cause you to stumble or fall.

From a security perspective you may want to programme lights to come on at various times in the evening to create the impression that someone is at home.

Philips Hue Lighting Installation and Set Up Service

Smart Thermostat

Tado Smart Thermostat

Smart thermostats provide a lot of flexibility in managing the temperature in your home. They can save you money on your energy bills as well as ensuring your home is heated optimally when you need it to be. The programming of the thermostat can be done remotely by the family of  an elderly person living on their own so that they don’t have to worry about manually setting the programmers and thermostats connected to the boiler.

Smart Home Controls

Logitech Harmony Hub

Smart Home Controls  enable you to control your home entertainment devices using your smartphone or tablet when in the same room, in a different room in the house or even when away from the home. This in particularly useful if you need to control devices belonging to an elderly person who struggles with technology.

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Apple iPad Help and Technical Support

iPad Help and Technical Support

Smart Life Solutions provides Apple iPad help and technical support delivered in your home or office premises.  Apple iPad help and technical support is for Apple iPad users who are experiencing problems with their device and would prefer to have someone visit them in their own home or office premises.

We’re sorry but we are no longer providing this service to new customers

Devices Supported

We can help you with issues on the following devices:

  • Apple iPad
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Apple iPad Pro
  • Apple iPad Mini

Typical Support Issues

The following are examples of the sorts of issues we can  help you with:

  • Your iPad may be running more slowly than normal
  • Apps aren’t working as expected
  • Your iPad isn’t connecting to the Internet
  • You need help migrating your apps and data to a new iPad
  • You need to connect your iPad to a printer
  • You want to transfer pictures or videos to your iPad from a camera

We would be happy visit you in your home or office and analyse the cause of your problem. If we can help to solve your immediate problem there and then, we will. Otherwise we will recommend a plan to get you back up and running as soon as possible.

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Personalised Apple Mac Tuition

CallGenie Services

Smart Life Solutions provides one-to-one, personalised Apple Mac tuition which is delivered in your home or office premises.

We’re sorry but we are no longer providing this service to new customers

The objective of the tuition

The aim of our tuition is to empower our customers to become more confident using their Mac laptop or desktop computer in their daily lives. It doesn’t matter whether the Mac is to be used for work purposes or simply for managing photographs, browsing the web and keeping in touch with friends and relatives. You can be confident that we will come up with a plan to help you get the most out of your device.

We offer the following levels of Apple Mac tuition for users of Apple desktop and laptop computers including Apple iMac, Apple MacBook, Apple MacBook Air, Apple MacBook Pro and Apple Mac Mini:

Apple Mac Tuition for Beginners

Smart Life Solutions provides one-to-one, personalised,  Apple Mac tuition for beginners on how to:

  • Set up a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac or Mac Mini
  • Adjust the settings of a Mac to suit the user
  • Connect a Mac to the Internet
  • Send emails and instant messages
  • Make video calls
  • Use the standard applications, such as:
  • Safari
  • Mail
  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Reminders
  • Messages
  • FaceTime
  • Notes
  • Maps
  • iCloud
  • Siri
  • TimeMachine
   

Apple Mac Tuition for Intermediates

Smart Life Solutions  provides one-to-one, personalised Apple Mac tuition in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, editing and managing photos etc, using applications such as:

  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • iCloud Drive
  • Photos
  • iTunes
  • App Store
  • iMovie
  • GarageBand
 

Apple Mac Tuition for Microsoft Users

One-to-one, personalised Apple Mac tuition in setting up and using Microsoft applications on the Mac:

  • Skype
  • Office 365
  • Outlook
  • OneNote
  • OneDrive
  

Personal Computer Tuition for PC and Apple iPad Users

We also provide Personal Computer Tuition for those who use PC desktop or laptop computers, and Apple iPad Tuition for those who use Apple iPad tablets.

 

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Personalised Apple iPad Tuition

Personalised iPad Tuition

Smart Life Solutions provides one-to-one, personalised,  Apple iPad Tuition and training delivered in your home or office premises.

We’re sorry but we are no longer providing this service to new customers

The objective of the tuition

The aim of our tuition is to empower our customers to become more confident using their iPad in their daily lives. It doesn’t matter whether the iPad is to be used for work purposes or simply for online shopping and keeping in touch with friends and relatives. You can be confident that we will come up with a plan to help you get the most out of your device.

We offer the following levels of Apple iPad tuition for users of  Apple tablet  computers including Apple iPad, Apple iPad Air,  Apple iPad Pro, and Apple iPad Mini:

Apple  iPad Tuition for Beginners

Smart Life Solutions provides one-to-one, personalised,  Apple iPad tuition for beginners on how to:

  • Set up an iPad, iPad Air, iPad Pro or iPad Mini
  • Adjust the settings of an iPad to suit the user
  • Connect an iPad to the Internet
  • Send emails and instant messages
  • Make video calls
  • Listen to music and watch videos
  • Use the Internet for research and  shopping online
  • Use the standard applications, such as:
  • Safari
  • Mail
  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Reminders
  • Messages
  • FaceTime
  • Notes
  • Maps
  • iCloud
  • Siri
    

Apple iPad Tuition for Intermediates

Smart Life Solutions  provides intermediate, one-to-one, personalised Apple iPad tuition in:

  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentation tools
  • Editing and managing photos
  • Using applications such as:
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • iCloud Drive
  • Photos
  • iTunes
  • App Store
  • iMovie
  • GarageBand
 

Apple iPad Tuition for Microsoft Users

One-to-one, personalised tuition in setting up and using Microsoft applications on the iPad:

  • Skype
  • Office 365
  • Outlook
  • OneNote
  • OneDrive
  

Personal Computer Tuition for PC and Apple Mac Users

We also provide Personal Computer Tuition for those who use PC desktop or laptop computers, and Apple Mac Tuition for those who use Apple Mac desktops or laptops.