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Technology: Apple HomeKit Deployment Plan (2017)

Apple’s HomeKit API is a system Apple owns, only works on Apple devices, requires an always-on iOS or TvOS device in the home and requires manufacturers to adhere to strict security policies set by Apple to become HomeKit Certified “Works with Apple HomeKit”. I’ve always joked about how Apple’s “Works with” program has been used …

Technology: My New Home Network Design (2017)

It’s 2017 and while there will be a collection of posts over the next few months of various house projects that I want to document, the first is purely in reference to the topology and hardware associated with this new home. You’ll see from this photo that I had electricians run Cat6 cable throughout the …

Technology: Being there for iPhone’s Launch

The press coverage around iPhone’s 10th anniversary had me reminiscing and thinking that Apple has sold one billion iPhones since 2007. Moscone West Convention center fits 5,000 people +/- a few hundred so Apple has sold 200,000 times as many iPhones as there were people on hand to see Steve Jobs announce the iPhone live …