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Receive a text message when your doorbell rings

Continuing with the theme of setting up a smarter doorbell, let’s take a look at programming the ISY-994i to send a text message and/or email when the doorbell rings, so that we are aware of package deliveries or other visitors

Posted by Matt Chiste
August 17

Use wired ethernet instead of Wi-Fi when possible

LifeHacker, one of my personal favorite blogs, recently ran a poll on how many of their readers use a wired network in their house as opposed to wireless only. A surprising minority were exclusively wireless, with most people reporting at

Posted by Matt Chiste
July 24

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Welcome! ┬áThis blog will be dedicated to all things related to Home Automation – and more than a few that are not completely related as well, including DIY home improvement projects. The content you will find in this blog is

Posted by Matt Chiste
May 30
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