Follow our instructions below to create a beautiful wall display for your photos, calendar, news and weather, powered by a Raspberry Pi! Not into DIY? Check out the shop to purchase the 24-inch wall display! Things You’ll Need Monitor with HDMI input (preferably an IPS panel!) (roughly $200, depending on size) Short HDMI cable (1 foot is perfect, … Continue reading DIY Wall Display
Upgrade to DAKboard Premium and get multiple calendar integrations, fast photo transitions, weather alerts and more! We’re proud to introduce DAKboard Premium. Premium builds on the existing DAKboard functionality and adds some great new features, including: Fast photo transitions (up to 5 seconds) Multiple calendars (including Google calendar, Apple calendar and more) Customizable calendar colors Multiple … Continue reading Introducing: DAKboard Premium!
Even though summer vacation is here, we’re still hard at work in DAKboard land. We’ve been busy adding features, fixing bugs and fulfilling orders for our DAKboard Wall Display and DAKboard CPU. Here’s the highlights from the past couple months… 13,000+ Users! As of this post more than 13,000 users have signed up for a DAKboard.com … Continue reading Summer Update
Multi-langage Support We’ve been hard at work here at DAKboard HQ over the past few months and we’re proud to announce that one of our most requested features has been added: Multi-language support! To start, we’ve added 12 languages which were requested in the GitHub issue. If you’d like other languages added, please contact us and let … Continue reading Multi-Language Support and Todoist Integration Added
Introducing DAKboard’s new “Mobile/Tablet” layout! The new layout is optimized for smaller screens like tablets in the popular 7-10 inch range. We’ve taken the time, calendar and to-do lists and put them all in a single column that can occupy the full width of the screen. The weather has been simplified, only showing the daily high … Continue reading Use DAKboard on your Tablet!
Stay on task with DAKboard! By popular demand we’ve added to-do list integration with Wunderlist! Login to DAKboard, go to the options (gear icon) and you’ll see the new “To-Do List” option. Connect your Wunderlist account (or signup for free!) and choose which list you’d like DAKboard to display. Additional Features and Tracking In addition … Continue reading DAKboard Adds To-Do Lists!
This is a guest post by DAKboard user Jason McLeod. We noticed Jason’s blog comment discussing how he had used his Nest Thermostat to turn his DAKboard off when he was away. This sounded like an awesome integration, so we asked Jason if he’d be willing to document the steps he took, and he graciously accepted! So … Continue reading Integrate DAKboard with your Nest Thermostat
Google Photos Added! DAKboard now supports displaying photos from Google Photos! Open the DAKboard options, head to the photo section and select “Google” as the photo source. Click the Authorize button and then select an album to display photos from. Supported photo sources: We’re also looking for suggestions on what other photo … Continue reading Google Photos, Monthly Calendar Added!
DAKboard Does RSS! By popular demand, we’ve recently added support for RSS feeds! DAKboard can now display headlines in a news-ticker style right along with your calendar, weather and beautiful photographs! To add a RSS feed: login to your DAKboard, click the gear icon in the upper right to access DAKboard options and click “RSS” … Continue reading DAKboard Does RSS!
Since it’s inception, the user interface design of DAKboard has centered around two key design principles: minimalism and distance legibility. Minimalism is conveying our message (ie. the time, or an event) as simply as possible with the fewest user interface elements as possible. And distance legibility is arranging and sizing the user interface elements such … Continue reading DAKboard User Interface Design