In my opinion Pi-hole is one of the best things you can do with a Raspberry Pi, all you have to do is set it up once and sit back … Continue Reading Using Pi-hole Visualizer for a Quick Look into Your Ad-Blocking Stats
The Google AIY Vision Kit is a neat little build your own smart camera kit that I have been having some fun with. As with last year’s AIY Voice Kit … Continue Reading Assembling the Google AIY Vision Kit
I am very excited that I received my Google AIY Project Vision Kit! This kit includes everything you need to get started with an intelligent camera. I cant wait to … Continue Reading Unboxing the All New Google AIY Project Vision Kit
I have recently become fascinated with Docker on my Raspberry Pi and have been using it to do everything from Python Scrips to Home Assistant and running various API’s for … Continue Reading Manage Docker Containers with Portainer.io
One of the biggest advantages Amazon Alexa has over other voice assistant services is the amount of “Skills” available. There are skills from all kinds of companies and individual developers … Continue Reading Alexa Blueprints, Making it Easy to Create Your own Skills
Last year Google teamed up with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to release the Google AIY Voice Kit and this year it is expanding on AIY with a refreshed voice kit … Continue Reading New Google AIY Kits Announced
I put off getting a Harmony Hub for a long time because with my Xfinity X1 remote I had voice control that was simple to use and did what I … Continue Reading Better Harmony Hub Integration with SmartThings
In our latest video segment we are tackling installing the all newEcobee Switch+. During the installation it is recomeneded that you have to following tools available: Klein Tools 32558 Ratcheting … Continue Reading Installing the All New Ecobee Switch+
IoTRant has made the jump to YouTube. Check out our channel and give us a follow as we build a collection of videos showcasing product reviews, installations and general tips … Continue Reading We Are On YouTube!
WyzeCam seems like it has really hit a nice groove in the video surveillance market unfortunately there is not much in the form of integration options currently available. The WyzeCam … Continue Reading Use tinyCam Monitor with Your WyzeCam
Got an email today about getting upgraded to the new SmartThings App. I for one am actually excited because I think the existing SmartThings App is horrible. Anyone already using … Continue Reading One Step Closer to a New SmartThings App
I have been very excited about the Ecobee Switch+ since it was first announced. Today let’s take a first look at it with an unboxing. Have an Ecobee Switch+? Let … Continue Reading Ecobee Switch+ Unboxing
Pi-hole has always been dependent on dnsmasq for their DNS/DHCP server, well that is starting to change as Pi-hole evolves and with the creation of FTLDNS by the Pi-hole Team! FTLDNS (Faster … Continue Reading Pi-hole and Their New FTLDNS
Just got my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and can’t wait to get started with it! Anyone using one for anything cool? Let me know in the comments below.
Rachio is the top name in connected irrigation control and today their new Rachio 3 Smart Water System is available for pre-order. The Rachio 3 has a good number of … Continue Reading Rachio Announces Rachio 3 Smart Water System
I am super excited about his! Often times when talking to my Amazon Echo I need to ask a follow-up question and until now always had to say “Alexa” again. … Continue Reading Amazon Adds Follow-Up Mode to Alexa