AlexaAmazon Echo
Hey Alexa, Automate my life

video

Streaming your own music on Amazon Echo for free

Google Home Mini has been my default smart speaker for streaming music, as the sound was decent, and Google made streaming your own tracks...

Goolge HomeGoogle Home Mini
OK Google, make my life fun

Google Home – Location Sharing: ETA & distance

Google Home - Location sharing tutorial sparked a discussion about what other functions could be added to that system. The immediate response was to add...

ESP8266/32WiFi chip
More than automation

Node REDRaspberry pi
Amazing automation platform

A word or 400 about NodeRED’s context explorer

I was not aware of the NodeRED's context explorer, so I want to make sure your life with NodeRED is as easy...

TRENDING

FOLLOW ME

208FansLike
372FollowersFollow
48FollowersFollow
326FollowersFollow
6,963SubscribersSubscribe

More Automation

A word or 400 about NodeRED’s context explorer

I was not aware of the NodeRED's context explorer, so I want to make sure your life with NodeRED is as easy...
video

Washing machine notifications – making “dumb” machine “smart”

Learn how to add washing machine notifications to your Google Home on the cheap
video

Flashing Tasmota on Sonoff POW R2

Flashing Tasmota on Sonoff POW R2.
video

Hands on: Sonoff POW R2

What is the Sonoff POW R2 all about? Let's see what can you do with it.

Preserving variables in NodeRED

Save precious data in NodeRED! Don't let it get wiped by the server restart and learn how to preserve variables in NodeRED.
video

IKEA Trådfri Gateway sucks little less from today

I have been clearing my mobile notifications this morning when I spotted an update to the IKEA Trådfri app. I talked about what you...
video

A “goodnight” button – MiHome switch it all and more

I'm not going to lie, there are many times I ended up in bed "accidentally" then absolutely hated getting back up and...
video

Goodbye “bigtimer” node… [for now] – NodeRED sun and time

From time to time, I get a crazy idea of changing something small in my automation setup. Usually, an idea like that drags me...
video

Things they don’t tell you about IKEA Trådfri

I got a couple of IKEA Trådfri kits and the Gateway. I covered the "out of the box" functionality in this post. During my tests,...
video

IKEA Trådfri – Home automation level: MEATBALLS

Encouraged by the news about IKEA Trådfri and Xiaomi cooperation I splashed out some money to get IKEA Trådfri lights and switches. The range isn't amazing,...