Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2012’

Found – Apple wants to create iPhone-based automated, connected homes

AppleInsider is reporting that a new, extensive patent application details how a new iPhone model with a near-field communications chip could serve as the connected centerpiece of an automated digitally connected home. Read more here:

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In I have attempted to describe how I am graphing my heating system using PHP, FHEM, RRDTool and JavaScript. It seems that FHEM+PHP is a popular search term landing on my website so I wanted to explain in a little more detail how this part of the system works. FHEM provides a really useful method of pulling out all …

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Absent, but not forgotten

Been a bit tardy updating my blog lately. Thats unforgivable and I should be ashamed of myself. So, what’s happened lately? Not a lot really!  I’ve bought and installed some more LWRF dimmer modules and they all work fine. However, more importantly, today I ordered a Raspberry Pi (or two ).  The expected delivery time is a fair few weeks, …

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