Build a Bartop Arcade Cabinet using Raspberry Pi

In this guide, I will build a small bartop arcade machine based on RetroPie running on a raspberry Pi. It has an ‘old school’ look with original arcade controls, can be played with any USB controller you can find, is fairly cheap and easy to build and there is an unlimited amount of retro game […]

View your Anran Cameras&DVR in Homekit

In this guide, I will add 4 “Anran” camera’s to Homebridge/Homekit. The stream format from the cameras is not directly supported in Homekit so the incoming stream has to be converted into an mp4 stream. Homebridge will also automatically take still images to show in the Homekit dashboard so you can see the current state without starting […]

Turn On and Off your IX4-300D using Homekit and Homebridge

In this guide, I will setup Homebridge to check the power status of the Lenovo IX-400D NAS, Send a Wake-on-LAN command to turn it on, or send the shutdown command over ssh to turn it back off. This will give you full control of your NAS on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Homebridge on Raspberry Pi using Docker

Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your home network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. It supports Plugins that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party “smart home” devices. This guide will cover the installation of Homebridge on raspberry pi using Docker. 

Install Docker on Raspberry Pi

This guide will cover the basic setup and installation of docker and docker-compose on a raspberry pi. This guide is a prequel to many other guides found on this site.

Upgrade Schneider/Gardy IHC Domotics with OpenHABian

Support by Schneider for its Domotics IHC devices is just terrible. The app has been removed from the AppStore and never actually worked well. Until now… this guide will cover all steps on how to give a new life to your old and Schneider/Gardy IHC central using openHAB.