Valerie Antkowiak, Author at AppMyHome

Author: Valerie Antkowiak

CEDIA Expo Virtual

CEDIA Expo Virtual – DIY Smart Home

Watching YouTube and reading blogs are great for learning about current smart home technology, but to find out what’s coming next, there’s nothing better than a tradeshow to see the tech in person and...

Three Days in Auckland Waiheke Island Vineyard View

Three Days in Auckland

We end our New Zealand journey with three nights in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. From Rotorua, we continued our journey north to spend our last three days in Auckland. But on the way,...

Abel Tasman beach with kayakers

Abel Tasman National Park

After our TranzAlpine train journey, we picked up a rental car in Greymouth and drove up the Northwest coast of the South Island towards Nelson and the famous Abel Tasman National Park.   This ride...

Konnected Packaging

Konnected Alarm Panel Review

When we bought our new home more than 10 years ago, it came pre-wired with window and door sensors throughout. For years, home security companies have partnered with builders to put these in as...

Christchurch New Zealand Cardboard Cathedral

Christchurch, New Zealand

Our New Zealand journey continues north from Oamaru to Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island. After Oamaru, we continued our journey north to Christchurch, the largest city in South Island. By...