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by mbuckhurst
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: General Use
Topic: The End is Nigh
Replies: 4
Views: 2539

The End is Nigh

Don't know if anyone is left here but received this letter from Alertme today, question is will the Hive system work with all the old bits or at least some of them. Hello Mike, After 10 years we’ve made the tough decision to discontinue the AlertMe service from 31st October 2017. Why is the AlertMe ...
by mbuckhurst
Sun Jul 19, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: General Use
Topic: New Hive 2
Replies: 4
Views: 15404

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: 9480

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 X10 - cheap and cheerful, but mostly outdated, unreliable and most devices cannot provide status and because an on trigger isn't reliable you can't assume sending a command results in an action.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: 21426

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...