The foundation of my home automation solution is an inexpensive Linux single board computer (SBC) and a product called a SonOff Basic smart switch. The two primary component needed on the server to automate the control the SonOff switches is OpenHAB and an MQTT Broker (Mosquitto).     Shopping Guide Item Source USB to FTDI […]

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I finely took the leap of faith. Really, isn’t backing a Kickstarter project what a person is doing; hoping the project delivers and the money they just shelled out is not gone with the wind. The Pine A64 is billed as “the world’s first 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2Ghz supercomputer, tablet, media center, and more… […]

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