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A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
22 April 2018
The Western Digital (WD) My Cloud EX2 Ultra is a high performance, pre-configured, 2-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. It comes with an integrated Marvell ARMADA 1.3 GHz duel-core A9 processor, 1 GB RAM and runs My Cloud OS 3, making it perfect for an ultra-fast data transfer experience.
ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules
6 December 2017 | Updated 1 January 2018
As the the name implies, ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules are Wi-Fi enabled, relay power switches. The module includes a detachable ESP8266 micro-controller board. The main function of these boards are to be used as wireless power switches accessible from Smartphones.
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
30 June 2017 | Updated 11 July 2017
Cron is an Unix-like operating system software utility used to schedule automatic time-based commands. Entered commands can be in the form of Bash or Bash scripts that are meant to be automatically executed periodically at fixed times, dates or intervals.
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
25 June 2017 | Updated 26 June 2017
The ESP32 microcontroller development board is a breakout board for the ESP32 microchip. It is a microcontroller board with various I/Os and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Magnetic door sensors
5 June 2017
This post introduces magnetic door sensors, also called reed switches, that are used to trigger movement of the objects (e.g. doors and windows) it is mounted too.