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Smart hubs, IFTTT & Raspberry Pi: How to get started with home automation

So you want a smart home. Great! But where do you start? With so many platforms, assistants, hubs and protocols out there, it can get really confusing really fast. Here's what you need to know if you're ready to dip your toe into smart home automation.<p>Zigbee and Z-Wave<p>Zigbee and Z-Wave are low …

Home Automation

5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!<p>Before you invest in any products, if there’s room you can tuck speaker wire between the carpet and …

DIY

How To: Securely Sync Files Between Two Machines Using Syncthing

Transferring hundreds of screenshots, webcam recordings, keystroke logs, and audio recordings between your VPS and a local Kali machine can be …

Linux

Block ads on your network with Raspberry Pi and pi-hole

Got an old Raspberry Pi lying around? Hate seeing ads while browsing the web? Pi-hole is an open source software project that blocks ads for all …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Email Server using Citadel

This Raspberry Pi email server tutorial will take you through the steps on how to setup your very own email server that is both low cost and …

Raspberry Pi DAC HAT has dual 24-Bit DACs and a 128dB SNR

Orchard Audio’s “ApplePi DAC” audio HAT add-on for the Raspberry Pi is available for $175 on Kickstarter, featuring two 24-bit TI PCM1794A monoaural …

Raspberry Pi

What is Kodi? Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve been hearing the buzz about Kodi lately, you’re not alone — it is gaining momentum fast. What is Kodi? In the company’s own words, “Kodi is the ultimate entertainment centre.” It’s probably a fair description if you put that in the context of a media player.<p>What is Kodi? Kodi is a free …

DIY Raspberry Pi NAS

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating their very own networked attached storage NAS system powered by a Raspberry Pi mini PC may be …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make Your Own Google Home Jukebox

If you’re looking to kick your smart home sound system up a notch, here’s a fun way to do it. With a little extra work and some RFID technology, you …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi accessories | ZDNet

Serial Plus<p>Add a handy RS232 port to your Raspberry Pi board to expand the possibilities of what you can hook up. Not only is this handy if you have …

OpenAuto makes car smart with Raspberry Pi DIY hack

Android Auto can be installed on a Raspberry Pi unit with relative ease – and the results are pretty neat. Based on the DIY project we’re having a …

Start building your own Raspberry Pi projects for $19

For the uninitiated, Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer capable of doing everything a desktop can do. From coding to gaming and even …

Raspberry Pi

Awesome Raspberry Pi Powered Productivity Tracker

If like me you have a tendency to easily get distracted throughout the day, and would like to monitor your productivity. You might be interested in …

Raspberry Pi

9 Great Chili Recipes (Perfect for Game Day!)

It’s that time of year again, bone chilling weather and NFL playoffs. The perfect time for steamy hot and hearty chili!Whether you like your chili …

How to Make Swirly, Flaky, Mesmerizing Sfogliatelle

Buckle up, guys—this pastry is definitely a project. But trust me, it’s a super fun, satisfying, and delicious one. There’s nothing like a batch of still-warm sfogliatelle (or if you’re just referring to one, sfogliatella), an especially beautiful Italian pastry. Multiple layers of gorgeously thin …

Raspberry Pi: Hands-On with the PiServer tool

The new PiServer package included in the latest Raspbian x86 release provides a very powerful client management tool. Here's an example of how to …

Raspberry Pi

How-To Play Retro Video Games on Kodi (Nintendo, Sega, Atari and More)

Retro gaming is the newest feature being introduced in the upcoming release of Kodi 18 Leia. Now you’ll be able to play all your favourite video …

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Why pop for manufactured drawer …

19 Little Ways To Make Your Apartment Look More Put Together

If you can't change it, hide it.

15 Cement DIYs For When You Need A Solid Craft Plan

It may not sound like a very pretty or exciting thing to craft with, but cement is actually an amazing material that can be used in a variety of …

10 Entryway Organizers You Can DIY Right Now

Now that it’s getting chillier and you’re wearing lots of layers, you want to make sure you’ve got somewhere to put all those winter wardrobe essentials once you walk in the door. After all, you don’t want to be hanging coats on top of each other, stuffing your cozy scarves into boots, and tossing …

Crafting Time: 11 DIY Wall Clocks that Steal the Spotlight

There are plenty of things we worry about when it comes to decorating our home. Color scheme, accent additions, décor choices, accessories, drapes – …

Get Delicious Meals Down to a Science With 'The Science of Cooking'

If you've ever wondered how to poach an egg, cook a perfect piece of fish, or bake a fluffy soufflé, pick up Dr. Stuart Farrimond's <i>The Science of Cooking</i>. The recently released book, published by DK, addresses all of those subjects and more, equipping readers with the scientific knowledge to …

BitBarista Autonomous Corporation Coffee Machine Of The Future

Chris speed has created a new and very unique prototype coffee machine called the BitBarista which takes the form of an autonomous corporation which …

Raspberry Pi PLEX TV

Introduction: Raspberry Pi PLEX TV<p>Hi! In this Instructable I will show you how I made my own Raspberry Pi-powered TV using PLEX.<p>In fact, I am using …

Raspberry Pi

Twin Pis for Remote Computer Management

Sometimes you have a whole bunch of computers that you need to work with, and having a keyboard, monitor, and mouse for each one becomes too much to …

Raspberry Pi

Dinner in 20: Make Foolproof Pasta Carbonara Without Scrambling (Eggs)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some chickens, E-I-E-I-O So he took those chickens and grabbed their eggs, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some cows, E-I-E-I-O So he milked those cows and made some Parmigiano-Reggiano, E-I-E-I-O And on</i> …

24 Egg Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Internet Of Things Core PHP Controller (video)

Makers, developers and hobbyists creating Internet of Things projects, may be interested in a new PHP controller which has been designed specifically …

The Best Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

Made with real fruit, the frozen strawberry daiquiri is a drink worth drinking again. Inspired by a recipe from Los Angeles bartender Jeremy Simpson, this cocktail features fresh strawberries that get thrown in the blender with a super-chilled rum, lime, and sugar mix. The result has a more intense …