First Ring Daily 548: Never Locked In

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Brad Sams in First Ring Daily, Podcasts with 5 Comments

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad doesn’t listen to Paul, Paul has boxes, and we both agree to not get locked in.

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5 responses to “First Ring Daily 548: Never Locked In”

  1. veroach

    Probably not what you are after, but have you looked at and what they are up to. (no affiliation)


  2. oaklines

    If your up for a bit of a project - take a look at Home Assistant -

    I've standardized on Z-Wave switches primarily because they seem to work with everything.

    Then it's just regular light bulbs.

    i.e. smart switches and dumb blubs rather than dumb switches and smart bulbs

    No fancy colors - but it is rock solid.

  3. MyCleverUsername

    Paul, you are always telling stories (and complaining ;)) about your house - I'd really like a video tour :D

  4. Daekar

    So... Paul... I understand that you find value in the home automation and assistant stuff, and I understand that just because I don't see that value doesn't mean it isn't there for others. However... listening to you on this show... do you see why some of us aren't embracing this wave of technology yet? There are no options that conform to my requirements of simplicity, functionality, and portability.

  5. OwenM

    TP-Link Kasa switches work with everything I think.

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