Raspberry Pi Smart Home

Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Power Supply Screen (idealy) Keyboard (idealy) Mouse (idealy) An iPhone Homebridge App (idealy) Either go to the Command Line Instructions or follow the instructions on the app. Install Hombridge Config UI X Install Homebridge Config UI X using the following command: sudo npm install -g –unsafe-perm homebridge-config-ui-x Install it from the app by going… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Smart Home

How to make your internet faster – for free!

This project is going to show you how to make your internet faster – completely for free! We’re going to do this by changing your DNS to a faster provider. This also make your internet more private, so it’s a win-win. What’s DNS? A DNS is a server that turns URLs (tec-kids.co.uk) into IP addresses… Continue reading How to make your internet faster – for free!

Smart Homes

Smart homes and IoT seem like the future, but what are they? Well, they are when physical objects in your house that connect to WiFi and can be controlled remotely, usually via an app or website. We weigh up the pros and cons in the IoT article, so lets have a look at how you… Continue reading Smart Homes

IoT

The Internet of Things has many possibilities and uses. Lets have a look. The Good Ecological The IoT has a huge potential to make the world more ecological and sustainable. This is because if each device and object is on the internet and communicating with each other thus all of the devices will be able… Continue reading IoT

File Server Customisation

Weekly Challenge No.2 Server from last week A way to access your server’s command line A.K.A. shell Name Go into your server configuration file using this command: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf Scroll down to the configuration text of your shared disk. At the top, it should say this: [share] change what’s in the brackets to what… Continue reading File Server Customisation