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by mbuckhurst
Sun Jul 19, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: General Use
Topic: New Hive 2
Replies: 4
Views: 12082

Re: New Hive 2

The Swann One system looks interesting, due to be in Costco in a month or so, it strikes me it's awfully like Alertme, so I await pricing with interest.

by mbuckhurst
Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: General Use
Topic: Alternative!
Replies: 2
Views: 7995

Re: Alternative!

I've spent the last 20 years trying to get an alternative that works as well. X10 - cheap and cheerful, but mostly outdated, unreliable and most devices cannot provide status and because an on trigger isn't reliable you can't assume sending a command results in an action. Slow to react to commands. ...
by mbuckhurst
Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Hardware and Hacking
Topic: Is the API dead? Is Alertme finished?
Replies: 3
Views: 18985

Is the API dead? Is Alertme finished?

I was looking into expanding the home automation aspect of my Alertme system, since I now have a 24x7 server, it makes sense to use that to add greater granularity to control the smartplugs etc. I played with V2 of the API a long time ago, but thought V5 might be better, on reading threads here I re...