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Emulating sunsets and sunrises with Tasker and Yeelight

It's getting darker and gloomier here in the northern hemisphere, especially in the UK where the natural light is out past 6 pm. Since these conditions are not going to improve anytime soon (until...
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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 different this time? And why would you care?  You are...
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Tasker and NodeRED – Streamlining notification system

From the previous write up we know I can use Tasker and NodeRED together. I want to have a very efficient and easy way of sending the notifications to my phone. Instead of creating...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W giveaway – YouTube 3k special!

Another small milestone. This time it's YouTube channel reaching 3000 subscribers. I'm light years away from fame and glory, or YouTube buttons, but I wanted to celebrate it anyway. Thanks to all of you...
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Are your time event conditions in Tasker are in trouble?

I don't usually write about the Tasker issues unless I get to experience it myself. It makes sense, I need to know what I'm 'talking' about. It was the same with the time event...
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Integrating NodeRED and Tasker

NodeRED is easy and powerful. Currently, I'm running the NodeRED server on my RaspberryPi Zero connected to the router directly. It handles my light setup, but what I have been missing for a while...
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Smart Loyalty and Reward Cards – Tasker project

Everyone of us enjoys a good VIP treatment, whether it is loyalty program or extra points we get to spend now and then. The trouble is, that after a while I always end up...
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Tasker is on sale for less than a $1!

Most of my readers probably have the app installed already. Tasker is on sale, so if you wanted to get another copy for the second Gmail account - now is the time. And while...
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Tasker total charging time – a project to test chargers

In my last post, I have reviewed an Oittm USB-C/2xUSB-A charger (feel free to take a look, spoiler alert: I like it), I measured the charger's performance with Tasker.  The total charging time project...
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Maths in Tasker

One of the Tasker functions that isn't often talked about is the ability to do Maths in Tasker. 'Do Maths' box in Variable Set action turns Tasker into a little Einstein. This write-up aims...
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Other Tasker articles

ESP8266 ceiling light – demo

I have been working on this for some time now. It took me ages to get to the working prototype of ESP8266 ceiling light, mostly...

Tasker 5.0 and what does it mean to you

You have probably come across the news about new Tasker 5.0 coming out soon. There is also a feature release that is circulating. I'd...
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Content aware Tasker fingerprint reader

Fingerprint readers are pretty much useless in the default state. You can unlock the phone, or authorize a purchase, but other than this the...

Tasker 5.0 (beta) is out.

And your your favourite app is finally out. Tasker 5.0 (beta) has been released and it's available to download! Tasker 5.0 beta I will keep things...

Tasker total charging time – a project to test chargers

In my last post, I have reviewed an Oittm USB-C/2xUSB-A charger (feel free to take a look, spoiler alert: I like it), I measured...