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batye
batye
7/9/2019 1:05:18 AM
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Re: Open mesh Wifi
@mhhf1ve  for me I always worried - what if... and if system/Wifi/network get hacked - what when ???

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
7/8/2019 6:22:15 PM
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Re: Open mesh Wifi
I'm not sure I really want major systems in my home to be connected to the internet... Though I just added a wifi-enabled garage door opener to tell me when my door is open or closed... 

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michelle
michelle
6/15/2019 4:39:34 PM
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Re: Speakers + cameras
Thanks for sharing! I can't believe it's been that long already. 

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batye
batye
6/11/2019 12:55:25 AM
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Re: Open mesh Wifi
@mhhf1ve  yes I could not agree more, but for now Amazon is in fight with Google and we gonna see what happens... 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
6/10/2019 6:05:00 PM
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Re: Open mesh Wifi
I've seen some movement towards making smart devices smarter and cross platform-- with 3rd party apps like IFTTT. If a device supports both IFTTT and Alexa and Google and Apple... then I guess there's some cross platform compatibility.

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batye
batye
6/10/2019 2:18:29 PM
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Re: Open mesh Wifi
@mhhf1ve I think it due to the Amazon and Google war about smart devices... as Amazon Alexa now have less and less support for using Nest thermostat - what I see on my end - when wife try to use Alexa on her Amazone fire to control heating in the house... 

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batye
batye
6/10/2019 2:14:03 PM
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Re: Speakers + cameras
@mhhf1ve amazon and ebay to sell usb wired casset player to transfer your old tapes to digita music :) 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
6/10/2019 1:18:15 PM
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Open mesh Wifi
Back on topic.. I wish more WiFi enabled smart devices adopted open standards so they were interoperable. Some of my Amazon devices can't talk to my smart plugs -- and it doesn't seem like it should be so hard to do.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
6/10/2019 1:15:04 PM
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Re: Speakers + cameras
I still have cassette tapes .. and no equipment to listen to them. :( I suppose someday I'll try to transfer some of them to a digital format because cassette players will be harder and harder to find.

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batye
batye
6/10/2019 10:31:00 AM
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Re: Speakers + cameras
@mhhf1ve  it IT feld/technology time do fly fast... and I keep asking where is my Walkman while finding my old 32gb ipod... 

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