Easy Smart Home Gadgets I use for my Holiday Lighting setup!

Easy Smart Home Gadgets I use for my Holiday Lighting setup!

Happy Halloween!  This post is about the smart home gadgets I’ve added to my Holiday decoration tool set.  Paired with Home Assistant for ultimate smarts ... Read More

New Facebook Portal!–Works with Alexa.

New Facebook Portal!–Works with Alexa.

Facebook is in the hardware game!  The new Facebook Portal (and plus) is a video screen that is kind of like the Amazon Echo show.  ... Read More

Siri Store and Retrieve shortcuts for ANY information!

Siri Store and Retrieve shortcuts for ANY information!

Siri Shortcuts are out for IOS 12 and if you haven’t used them yet, you are missing out.  Shortcuts was the old Workflow.us product that ... Read More

Using Microsoft’s FindTime to schedule meetings effectively.

Using Microsoft’s FindTime to schedule meetings effectively.

If you have an Office 365 subscription and aren’t using Microsoft’s free addon called FindTime; You are doing meetings all wrong.   This fantastic Outlook plugin ... Read More

How to enable Alexa Whisper Mode and Hunches

How to enable Alexa Whisper Mode and Hunches

Amazon just released a brand new feature to the Echo devices running Alexa.  Whisper mode.  When enabled, if you whisper something to Alexa, she will ... Read More

Lights, Camera, Automation! Hue light setup Part 2.

Lights, Camera, Automation! Hue light setup Part 2.

Last Thursday, we replaced the crappy fluorescent light with a Hue Smart light (https://amzn.to/2yoa25l) and today we will continue the journey and add it into ... Read More

PSA: We don’t trust Symantec Certs anymore!

PSA: We don’t trust Symantec Certs anymore!

Chris Hahn sent over some interesting news that might be overlooked by a good amount of our clients so we figured we would write a ... Read More

Adding a Smart Light to my Smart House – Video

Adding a Smart Light to my Smart House – Video

It is Thursday, which means a new Home Automation Video is out on my Youtube Channel!  If you haven’t subscribed yet, be sure to head ... Read More

Upgrading Home Assistant in Docker

Upgrading Home Assistant in Docker

This week’s video is a quick video on how I use Docker to upgrade my Home Assistant Home Automation software.   If you haven’t started using ... Read More

Huge Windows 10/2016 improvement!

Huge Windows 10/2016 improvement!

Great guest post from Jacques Bensimon, the undisputed King of bespoke Citrix implementations.  Despised by project managers and equally loved and adored by users for ... Read More