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Create Action Blocks and Build Them Into Your Android Home Screen

You can use Google Action Blocks to create awesome routines and buttons straight from your home screen your Android phone or tablet. Google made Action Blocks to be a part of the Accessibility program to help people to navigate through the settings to get what they need. They made it really simple to use. Why not use Action Blocks it for every day Home Automations!? Let’s get some awesome automation working straight from your tablet or phone. More ways to create your own Home Automation Command Centre. You don’t need voice commands. You’re basically creating your own Voice Command through Google Assistant and making a button for it! How intuitive. Isn’t that exciting!?

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mydlink Home Devices End of Service Announcement with IFTTT

I received a newsletter from mydlink Home. They are discontinuing IFTTT services for mydlink Home Devices on December 1, 2020. So, if you’re using IFTTT services with your mydlink Home devices, the IFTTT applet for mydlink Home will only work until November 30, 2020.

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Yeedi K600 Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review (Honest Review)

The Yeedi K600 (or K602G) Robot Vacuum Cleaner has been in our house for over a month now. The K600 has been cleaning our basement and rooms. The Yeedi has been put through its paces on the carpet, hardwood, tile, and rugs of different thicknesses. I have even put it under furniture to see how it responds. I have been comparing it to our tried and true veteran iRobot Roomba 600 series vacuum cleaner which has been in our house for at least 10 years (our first one). I’m hoping that the Yeedi K600 is a good Robo-vac for your home. Let’s get started on the Yeedi K600/K602G Robot Vacuum Cleaner Review. I took a ton of pictures of the Yeedi K600 in action too.

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IFTTT List of Discontinued Services (Full List)

IFTTT – IF This Then That, has been integral in making all your automation dreams come true. Want to build a spreadsheet that tracks your spending habits? You can use IFTTT to do that. Do you want to get a text whenever the International Space Station is flying overhead… you can do that with IFTTT. Want to get a log of all your Utility Payments – You can use IFTTT to log all of that too! However, with all the services you can connect with IFTTT, there are a ton that has been removed over the past couple of years. We’re going to go over some (well a more than some) of them in this article that are no longer supported with IFTTT. It does not mean the service itself is inactive:

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Amazing Garden Project with Philips Hue Lighting (Easy Set Up)

There are a number of ways you can get Smart Outdoor Home Lighting for your yard. Nick Mueller from Australia shared his Outdoor Garden Project with the Philips Hue Calla Outdoor Pathway Light. We will walk you through this Amazing DIY Garden Lighting Project. Let’s get to it! The pictures of the amazing transition to Outdoor Smart Lighting is down below.

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