Tag: indigo

Savant: iPad to "Redefine home automation"

Automating one's home with a Mac isn't new. Indigo has been around for a while, as has XTension. Heck, you can even feed your dog remotely. The folks at Savant offer a way to control your home or office's entertainment system, climate, security cameras, lighting and more with an iPhone or iPod touch...

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Indigo 3.0, increased geekiness for your home

Once upon a time, my house was alive. It would wake me up with an hour-long procedure of ramping up the lights and using a zen chime at increasing intervals. Once the hour was up, it would check to see if I had opened the bathroom door yet and, if not, scold me with increasing levels of profanity fo...

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Indigo Home Automation

We just told you about the Lithium server monitoring app but what if, like most Mac users, you're more likely to monitor and control your house (or at least your lamps) than your servers? Adam Goldstein has a nice introduction to the Indigo Home Automation and Control Server over at MacDevCenter. I...

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Make your Mac sound retro

Sure, all these new Macs are great, but sometimes you just want your Mac to sound like System Seven. Luckily, Uneasysilence has heard your pleas and has made several 'retro' Mac alert sounds available on his blog. Wild Eep, Sosumi, ChuToy, Submarine (which is my favorite)... they are all there! Go ...

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Rig of the Day: I just gotta be me

Ok, so technically this isn't someone's rig, but that lone green iMac among a sea of blue reminded me of that old Far Side comic in which one penguin among a multitude was trying to assert his independence. You go, lime iMac. As an aside to ghostofchicken, who posted this shot: If you don't need th...

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