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Disco Loo Mark 2

OK, so we’re a few hours early for Friday Fun, but we just couldn’t resist showing you this one right away! Long-time friends of Automated…




HackMyth PVR plus Z-Wave Home Automation

  Here’s one we haven’t covered before, HackMyth is described as “the home automation control kit for mythTV” and offers Z-Wave wireless control of your…


xBox Media Center IR On/Off Hack

We’re huge fans of xBox Media Center here at Automated Home, and with 2nd hand boxes available for around £40 theses days it really is…


Parallel Port Lighting Control

Hacked Gadgets brings you schematics and photos of Raphael Assenat’s home built, opto isolated lighting control system… “I had been thinking of controlling my room…


Nintendo Wii Controlled Smarthome

An interesting Home Automation project using the Nintendo Wii as an interface to the home… “This is my Nintendo Wii Controlled Smart Home. Using the…



Smart Home Hacks

The O’Reilly series of “Hacks” books, in their own words ‘reclaims the term ‘hacking” for the good guys–innovators who explore and experiment, unearth shortcuts, create…