Indiana Lang

How-to: Run Cables In Your Walls

How-to: Run Cables In Your Walls

In my recent article about installing a low-budget touch-panel, I mentioned that the cables can be run through the wall to hide them from view. So I created this simple, step by step guide to show you how to install a low voltage, CL3-certified cable into a wall the right way.

First Look – Apple HomePod

Earlier this month Apple announced its new device called HomePod, a voice-controlled speaker you can interact with using Siri. Apple seems to be placing a lot of focus on the music aspect of this unit, more so than Amazon or Google have with Alexa and Home. Apple has a tough uphill battle here; Amazon controls nearly...

How-To: On-Wall Touchscreen For Under $60

On-wall touchscreens are often something only found in high-end homes. They’re used to control everything from lights, to HVAC and entertainment. They are also very expensive. The touchscreens from most home automation companies run from hundreds to thousands of dollars...

Fun With LED-Light Strips

A hidden gem from the emerging world of LED lighting, LED kits can be bought for as little as $15. They are sometimes overlooked, but LED kits have so many interesting uses for the tech-savvy do-it-yourselfer. I went online and purchased three different...