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Category Archives: SmartHome


Home Automation with SmartThings and ActionTiles

Do press the shiny red (ActionTiles) button! Moving further down the road of my smart home automation insanity, I’ve started looking for a panel to control things around the home. The paradigm I was looking […]

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Home Automation Solution Mapping

Home Automation, or has my house become self-aware? SkyNet Be Damned! I’ve been playing around with Home Automation and SmartHome IoT technology for a couple of months and went searching for a way to map […]

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Thoughts on Alexa and SmartThings Smart Home Integration

What’s in a Name? Ok, while I may have a Smart Home, my brain is getting fuzzy so I am writing this wall of text more for my own head than anything else. If things […]

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A Somewhat SmartHome or Where’s the Light Switch?

Is my SmartHome supposed to be smarter than me? I’ve avoided a lot of the SmartHome push, but finally gave in over the past week or so. My caving in was not really due to laziness or […]

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