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Budget Z-wave Curtain tracks with Vera / Dooya / Fibaro – Part 5

Part one here, Part two here, Part three here, Part four here. In Part five I will  cover the Vera setup and calibration of the Fibaro Blind Control module and…

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Budget Z-wave Curtain tracks with Vera / Dooya / Fibaro – Part 4

Part one here, Part two here, Part three here. In Part four I am continuing with the wiring installation, installing the wall switch and hiding the cable that goes to…

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The Digital Lifestyle Show #473 – Good news bad news

Welcome to podcast 473 and this week we have bad news about Media Center but there is a little good news as well. We also talk about Windows 10 update,…

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Microsoft announce the Microsoft Band fitness device

For the last few months it has been rumoured that Microsoft were to release some kind of smart watch and last night Microsoft announced is wearable device called the Microsoft…

Plex for Android updated, adds support for Android TV

The Android version of Plex has been updated adding support for Android TV. Google announced the Nexus Player a couple of weeks ago which runs Android TV and would be…

Plex for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone updated

Over the last few months I have become a convert to Plex Media Server and its streaming apps. The Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone apps have just been updated adding…

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Budget Z-wave Curtain tracks with Vera / Dooya / Fibaro – Part3

Disclaimer: You should always seek professional advice from a certified electrician regarding installation, as mains voltage can be very dangerous! Part one here, Part two here. In Part three I will discuss…

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Budget Z-wave Curtain tracks with Vera / Dooya / Fibaro – Part2

Part one here. In Part two I will be un-boxing the equipment. Fibaro Blind Control Insert Module unboxing. The box contains the module and instructions in English and Polish. Its small…

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Budget Z-wave Curtain tracks with Vera / Dooya / Fibaro – Part1

Ever since I got in to Home Automation I fancied having some electric curtains and blinds but the main stream stuff like Somfy is expensive. I started a thread a…

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Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 updated

Microsoft are releasing frequent updates to the Xbox Video and Xbox Music apps and today there is an update for the Window 8.1 and Windows 10 versions of Xbox Video….