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TIL that the microcontroller inside a Macbook charger is about as powerful as the original Macintosh computer.(r/todayilearned)
And here’s an excellent G+ community that has a bunch of tutorials on configuring it so that the device doesn’t connect to Chinese servers to be controlled.
I’ve got mine connected to LED light strips behind the headboard of my bed so I don’t have to put lamps on the nightstands. I can set a timer on it and control it from my phone.