Tag: IOT

The Wyze Smart Lock

The Wyze Smart Lock

Today, Wyze released the Wyze Smart Lock for early access.  It’s a limited run and available on both their site and the Wyze app for ... Read More

New Wyze firmware due in January – Highlights

New Wyze firmware due in January – Highlights

In an email sent to all current Wyze owners, the company explained that a partnership with XNOR.AI was coming to an end. The Artificial Intelligence ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from vCloudInfo.com and Bear Stone!

Happy Thanksgiving from vCloudInfo.com and Bear Stone!

Just a quick note to wish everyone and their families a great Thanksgiving holiday this year!  Hopefully, you are eating well, watching some football and ... Read More

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

My Pi Hole has been broken for a while now.  Not the actual Pi Hole service but the integration with Home Assistant.  For a few ... 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

Adding Days Until Sensor to my Home Assistant Speech routines

Adding Days Until Sensor to my Home Assistant Speech routines

A few videos and posts ago, we made a new Holiday sensor that would use Wolfram Alpha API to give us the days until a ... Read More

How to Build Home Assistant Sensors using Wolfram Alpha

How to Build Home Assistant Sensors using Wolfram Alpha

This weekend I decided to dig into some of my todo list items that have had sitting for a long while.  This particular one was ... Read More

Novostella 13W LED Bulb vs Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

Novostella 13W LED Bulb vs Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

This week was really fun.  My friend and fellow Youtuber Paul Feinberg (@feinbergPaul) came by the house with his Novostella 13W LED Color Smart Bulb.  ... Read More

How to add an SSL Certificate to Home Assistant (the old fashioned way)

How to add an SSL Certificate to Home Assistant (the old fashioned way)

So this blog post is mainly for ME to reference in about a year when I have to do this process again.   The certificate I ... Read More

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

If you have a Smart Home, access to reliable power and reliable internet are critical to the reliability of your IOT devices.  I’ve discussed and ... Read More