Tag: Google

HassKit – Home Assistant Mobile UI for IOS and Google Android

HassKit – Home Assistant Mobile UI for IOS and Google Android

Recently, Dust Hoof released his version of a Home Assistant mobile app.  Called HassKit, it is available for both the Apple IOS and Google Android platforms.   ... Read More

Project Connected Home over IP

Project Connected Home over IP

The Connected Smart Home is here to stay.  Today, 3 of the biggest companies on earth decided to form a partnership called Project Connected Home ... Read More

Alexa Beat Cortana … or is about to.

Alexa Beat Cortana … or is about to.

If you haven’t heard, Microsoft is stopping development, support, and roll out of Cortana in several regional markets around the world. Great Britain, Australia, Germany, ... Read More

How to optimize WordPress images for SPEED using WEBP

How to optimize WordPress images for SPEED using WEBP

Today, I am compressing all of the images on this website.  Hopefully after compressing, you will see that the pages are loading a bit faster.  ... Read More

RIP: Microsoft HealthVault – Migrating the data out

RIP: Microsoft HealthVault – Migrating the data out

The first big PHR related service to shut down was in 2011.  Google Health.   PHR or Personal Health Record is the idea that you should ... Read More

Google Nest saves ‘Works with Nest’ program – sort of.

Google Nest saves ‘Works with Nest’ program – sort of.

Wow!  That was a fast response from a really large company!  The cries from below have reached the high towers of Google in regards to ... Read More

Friends and Family Post; Change bad Passwords with Google Password Checkup

Friends and Family Post; Change bad Passwords with Google Password Checkup

This post is for my friends and family that might not be so technical but still want to stay safe online.  I wrote about the ... Read More

How to opt out of Citrix Director’s use of Google Analytics.

How to opt out of Citrix Director’s use of Google Analytics.

Sam Jacobs sent this little tip over to me recently.  It seems that not only does Citrix Director monitor user sessions, but also keeps some ... Read More

Waze is the reason I dislike CarPlay now.

Waze is the reason I dislike CarPlay now.

I used to HATE CarPlay.  I mean, I hated the navigation experience in my Chevy Bolt enough that I was considering switching over to an ... 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