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Many modern TVs can be controlled not only with IR remote. Many could be easily integrated with Home Assistant or any other smart home solution. Samsung smart TVs, LG with WebOS... But what if your TV...

Previously I was using JBL Bar connected to a TV in my living room. It was controlled with WiFi IR bridge, so whenever my Chromecast or PS4 was in playing state, the Bar was turned on and ready.

Now...

Quick step by step guide on assembling a IR receiver for reading IR codes from your remotes based on Wemos D1 mini, Wemos IR shield and using ESPHome.

Components used

  1. The housing from Broadling RM...

My living room multimedia setup consists of numerous devices with varying degrees of stupidity. I'm chasing to improve it adding additional DIY hardware and functionality not always because of hate of...

At the beginning there was nothing. I mean nothing smart in my rental apartment. The first device in my setup was Sonoff Basic WiFi relay. Unfortunately, I don't remember what I was controlling with...

Yes, it is possible and you don't need to build anything from sources. Sending SMS from your home could be useful, for example, to send emergency alerts. But what about receiving and parsing SMS messa...

Bed presence detection could be very useful in home automation to control the lights and appliance you don't need at night, but want to be ready in the morning. And today we will build bed presence se...

Home Assistant 0.115 got an ability to use variables in automation and scripts. You can declate variables even using templates and use them across the script or automation. Here is an example from rel...

Many Chrome OS users come to this question sooner or later. Yes there is still an option to use Linux apps inside Chrome OS, but this apps runs in a virtual environment without direct access to the ha...

There is several ways to create different build flows for your Flutter app. You can use flavors for example. But today I want to describe my Android release flow where Codemagic builds my app from G...