In the realm of Network Attached Storage (NAS), the quest for high performance at a reasonable cost is ongoing. This article explores how a custom-built NAS using a Threadripper 1900/1920X and Quad-PCIe 3.0 slots, combined with 10 NVMe Gen 3 SSDs, can be a formidable alternative to pre-built solutions like the ASUS Flashtor 12 Pro. […]

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In the rapidly advancing world of technology, home automation has emerged as a game-changer in enhancing convenience, security, and energy efficiency in our living spaces. Among the plethora of smart home solutions available today, Home Assistant stands out as a powerful platform that has the potential to revolutionize how we interact with our homes. Combining […]

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“Home Assistant has announced an in-house Zigbee communications dongle, designed to add Zigbee, Matter, and later multi-network Thread support to Home Assistant OS servers via USB: the SkyConnect.”  “The Home Assistant SkyConnect is the easiest way to add Zigbee support to your Home Assistant instance and make it Matter-ready,” the company explains of its device, […]

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