Postal mail delivery notification using  Hue Motion Sensor

Update 15/07/2021: I decided to leave an old Android phone active in my house for automation. It is set to check the light every 4 minutes. The motion sensor is configured to revert the light to the original state after 7 minutes. MacroDroid will always catch the event, and no longer needs the LampShade plugin… Continue reading Postal mail delivery notification using  Hue Motion Sensor

Bold Smart Lock Automation

Update 20/07/21: It’s actually possible to integrate using e.g. Tasker or MacroDroid and the Bold Smart Lock on Android. If you enable the “Auto activation” feature for your lock, a notification will show when you are nearby the lock. This notification persists until you close it. It also includes the name of your lock. You… Continue reading Bold Smart Lock Automation

Google Nest Wifi

Update 02/05/2021: Somehow the ethernet backhaul is not being used. Initially it worked for a fairly remote router (different building), and after reshuffling things it keeps connecting via WiFi instead of Ethernet. Since the connection is “good” I didn’t bother to try and fix it, however my dad now fot a similar setup and also… Continue reading Google Nest Wifi

WordPress XML-RPC

I like to use the WordPress Android app to quickly edit this site. Whenever I reinstall WordPress, it cannot connect directly and returns a XML-RPC issue claiming support is missing on the server. The solution is to (1) ensure Jetpack plugin is installed on the site, (2) not to connect directly to the site from… Continue reading WordPress XML-RPC

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Launching this site to share my thoughts. You can use the menu to browse the pages.