Home Automation NodeRED

NodeRED

video

How to use Join App in NodeRED

It has been a few days since Joao got the Join working with the NodeRED. If you never heard of NodeRED, this is a...
video

Test your internet speed with Google Home

Not everyone owns a Fingbox to get the internet speed test results emailed to your inbox. By default, Google Home speakers can't test the internet...

Driving LCD with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

One of the ideas in my head involves a cup of jellybeans and an LCD display. Since I know how to operate the cup...

Join is coming to NodeRED

I just got my hands on the preview build of Join nodes. Yes, Join is coming to NodeRED! I'm pleased to break the news, especially...
video

ESP8266 DIY Smart Socket – SOFTWARE (3/3)

It took me longer than I assumed it would, mainly due to software issues, but once I modified the software to my needs, it...

Google Home Notifications Tutorial

Each time I say "Hey Google" I feel slightly awkward, less if no one is around, as using voice commands in public is as...

Google Home Notifications

The fight between Google Home and Amazon Alexa is far from over. The last round was won by the Echo Dot and Routines. It...

DIY Smart Socket with ESP8266 and AUKEY charger (1/3)

I suspected that AUKEY PA-S11 charger had some empty space inside its enclosure. I hate wasting space and I had few ESP8266 laying around....

Getting Alexa to talk

Encouraged by my recent 'successes' with Amazon Echo and NodeRED, I came up with few more scenarios that I would find rather useful. Getting...
video

Alexa, wake up my computer (Tasker too!)

It's not the first time I deal with this project, and oh boy, each time it does change quite a bit. How is this...

Other Articles

IoT: Internet of Trouble – internet parental controls with Fingbox

It's tempting for a parent to trade the WiFi password in exchange for a piece and quiet. In that exchange, parents get the most...

Phone call quality with Google Home Mini

The race is on. Google Home joins the ranks of the smart speakers capable of calling people in the UK. I figured I have...
video

How to use Join App in NodeRED

It has been a few days since Joao got the Join working with the NodeRED. If you never heard of NodeRED, this is a...
video

Test your internet speed with Google Home

Not everyone owns a Fingbox to get the internet speed test results emailed to your inbox. By default, Google Home speakers can't test the internet...

Driving LCD with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

One of the ideas in my head involves a cup of jellybeans and an LCD display. Since I know how to operate the cup...