I’ve got to tell you: If I would be working at Mozilla, I would have been sad, disappointed, maybe even somewhat angry that Mozilla’s leadership ….
We all agree – HTTPS – the encrypted communication between WWW-browsers and servers – usually makes sense. However – under the cover of secure communications, ….
There are a few ways to measure power consumption, voltage or current with an Arduino. Unfortunately, the ESP8266 has a few limitations that make it ….
Home automation is cool. It really is. Switch power and or off, lights come on with a touch or voice command, everything can be controlled ….
After having been working with voice controlled or .. voice activated “smart” environments for a while, here’s my take: This could get really great if ….
So – you got this Amazon Alexa device at Cyber-Monday? And maybe a connected “smart” plug or light bulb? Before you start adding more “smart” ….
Yep – those little ESP chips are cute. And powerful. And easy to program. And much more. But if you are going to control more ….
Sometimes we have to send short command sequences and/or replies over unprotected networks. Especially when working with IoT environments. Though SSL/TLS is always preferred – ….
Cheap IoT devices like power plugs are mostly manufactured in China. They connect to “bridging” servers we don’t really have control over, they are usually ….
Plenty of services use a standard email-address as login token. This has advantages: The user doesn’t need to remember another keyword and the service provider ….