Controlling HomeKit with an Amazon Dash Button

Controlling HomeKit with an Amazon Dash Button

Since hooking up Homebridge and controlling lights and LED strips in my living room I've been looking for a physical switch to control it. The only HomeKit enabled switch I've found is the Elgato Eve Light Switch which is pretty reasonable at $50 but is only available in the US due to the requirement of a neutral wire — something UK (and most other international) switches do not have/require. I wondered if I could get another Wi-Fi button working with Homebridge but couldn't really find anything. There's the FLIC but that needs Bluetooth so was out of the question unless…

WordPress Social Stream

About 3 years ago now, we were working on a site for a client and came up with the idea to merge their Facebook and Twitter feeds with the news posts on their site to keep things feeling fresher for longer. Since then I've rebuilt the bloody thing 4 or 5 times so I finally decided to tidy it up and bung it into a plugin. What is it? The "Social Stream" grabs the latest Twitter and Facebook posts and merges them with posts on your WordPress blog. The idea is is that if you don't post regularly, your readers…