X10 Hacks

Control X10 Modules using an iPhone

Control X10 Modules using an iPhone

There are many ways to go about automating your home. One of the easiest methods is to use X10 technology which uses the existing AC house wiring for communication. This is nice because you can control lights and appliances without running any wires...
Home Automation Using the iPhone and X10

Home Automation Using the iPhone and X10

Like most people, we’re huge fans of home automation.  We’ve even covered quite a few ways people have used Twitter to automate your home.  This time, however, we’ll be automating our homes by managing SmartHome’s X10 home automation...
How to: Control Your House using Twitter

How to: Control Your House using Twitter

Using Twitter, a new social networking site, you can set up your laptop and connect it to your light switches (or any other electrical device) and control the device by sending text messages to your twitter account. It’s a fairly simple setup...
The Emergency Party Button

The Emergency Party Button

If we had a category for awesomeness, this would be in it. Basically, it’s this big red button that wirelessly controls a laser show, fog machine, LED sign, closes the curtains, dims the lights, and of course hires strippers and delivers the...