Discover the easy way to send bulk SMS from your PC, Mac or mobile device
22 July 2018
Using the latest in technology, WinSMS offers cost effective messaging solutions that business owners can apply to their businesses and benefit from. Read more...
A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
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. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with My Cloud OS 3, Western Digital, Western Digital My Cloud, backup, introduction, nas, storage
Introducing the inexpensive ESP-01 Wi-Fi module
Introducing the inexpensive ESP-01 Wi-Fi module
19 December 2017 | Updated 5 June 2018
The ESP-01 is a popular, inexpensive microcontroller board with built-in Wi-Fi. It makes use of the, now, widely used ESP8266 microcontroller chip. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics
Tagged with Arduino IDE, ESP, ESP-01, ESP8266, FTDI USB/UART module, Lua, NodeMCU, Wi-Fi modules, home web server, introduction, microcontrollers, module, specs, wi-fi, wireless communication
Understanding the digital read pin on a microcontroller
Understanding the digital read pin on a microcontroller
6 July 2017 | Updated 10 June 2018
When working with electronics, one will very often come across working with digital readings. Digital read (and write) pins are available on many microcontrollers and is one of the simpler pins to work with. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with GPIO, TTL, digital read, introduction, microcontrollers
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
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. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with Arduino programming language, Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP, ESP32, GPIO, Micro-B USB, Wi-Fi modules, YouTube, development board, digital read, digital write, introduction, microcontrollers, module, specs, videos, wi-fi, wireless communication
Magnetic door sensors
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. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with Switches, digital read, introduction, magnetic door sensors