I’ve been a long time listener of podcasts while I drive and workout. It’s a great way to learn and pass the time that is usually wasted. I generally listen to tech/developer podcasts. They help me stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends. If you are not listening to any podcasts, I’d highly recommend checking out the podcasts below. (more…)Follow @Tim_Leland
If you use Amazon Drive you may have seen the message, “We don’t support playback of videos longer than 20 minutes.”
After researching cloud storage providers, I decided to use Amazon Drive. Their main selling points for me were unlimited storage for $59.99 a year and their data security and integrity.
I use Amazon Drive to backup of files, photos and videos. So far I’ve managed to use 131.7 GB, which isn’t as much as I thought I would use. Unlimited storage is great but they know most people will only use so much. (more…)Follow @Tim_Leland
This is version 2 for my guide on how to control cheap wireless power outlets using a Google Home and a Raspberry Pi. This guide is a much better method than my first attempt using IFTT. This tutorial assumes you already setup the outlets.
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This is part 3 for my guide on how to control cheap wireless power outlets using a Amazon Echo and a Raspberry Pi. Part 1 covered Siri and HomeKit. Part 2 covered the Google Home which I plan on improving since ha-bridge works with Google Home. This tutorial assumes you already setup the outlets. (more…)Follow @Tim_Leland
- Edit your port by running this command
sudo nano /etc/apache2/ports.conf
- Change Listen 80 to 8000
- To exit nano editor, press ctrl + x then y to save
- Then restart apache
sudo service apache2 restart
If like to listen to music or podcasts then a bluetooth speaker is essential. The sound quality is much better than your smart phone. They are great for parties, the beach/pool or just listening to music at home. Below are 3 reviews of different speakers I’ve owned. I have them listed from best to worst. (more…)Follow @Tim_Leland
After researching the Amazon Echo and Google Home, I couldn’t decide which device to buy. So what should you do when you can’t decide? Just buy both of course! It’s also helpful when you plan to blog about them.
tl;dr If you plan to just buy one device, I’d go with the Echo unless you really need Chromecast support.Follow @Tim_Leland