MacVoices #17158: The MacJury Takes On Real Life Internet of Things Troubleshooting

The Internet of Things may be everywhere all the time, but that doesn’t mean it always works flawlessly. The MacJury panel of Jeff Gamet, Kelly Guimont and host Chuck Joiner discuss the challenges of troubleshooting switches, light bulbs, hubs, apps, and everything else associated with IoT. In this bonus-length session, a real-time issue with an IoT device is tackled; the back and forth suggestions by the panel will give you some ideas on how to get your gear up and running when it isn’t.

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Show Notes:

Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Guests:

Jeff Gamet is the Managing Editor for The Mac Observer, and the author of Fresh Brewed Tales, a chronicle of Jeff’s strange adventures at coffee shops. He also is the host of the Daily Observations podcast and co-host of The Apple Context Machine. You can find his regular updates on Twitter.  

Kelly Guimont is a longtime Apple geek, sitting down (on a telephone book) in front of an Apple IIe in 1983. She can still hear the ticking of the ImageWriter. Thanks to the miracle of the adjustable leg desk, she no longer needs the phonebook. Kelly writes for The Mac Observer, is co-host of The Aftershow, makes regular appearances on the Daily Observations Podcast and the British Tech Network and yet still has more to say which she saves for Twitter

Links:

IFTT (If This Then That)

WeMo Switch

Echobee3 Thermostat

WSwitch (Mac App)

eero Home WiFi System (pack of 3)

Philips Hue White Starter Kit

Phillips Hue Color Starter Kit

Home – Smart Home Automation

Ambify