With the latest DAKboard update, we’ve added the ability to set background colors, gradients and the option to show the title of the block in the custom screen editor on the Formatting tab when editing a block: This opens up lots of new customization options and eliminates unnecessary blocks. No more separate blocks just for the background … Continue reading Background Colors, Gradients, Titles and More Formatting Options!
As an effort to improve the Traffic integration and eliminate issues we will be requiring Premium plan subscribers to provide their own API keys beginning February 1, 2019. Note: Professional and Enterprise level accounts will still continue to function without providing an API key. There is a new “Google API Key” field in the Traffic block … Continue reading Changes to the Traffic Integration
It’s been a long time coming, and we’ve finally added some great social media integrations! Spotify on DAKboard We’ve added an integration for Spotify and your currently playing track info and artwork can be shown on DAKboard: Add a new Audio (Spotify) block on a custom screen, edit it and link your Spotify account and … Continue reading Spotify, Twitter and Reddit Integrations Added!
The new year is here and we have some great new features to go along with it! So lets jump in … Content Scheduling on DAKboard Many of the various content blocks on the custom screen can be scheduled to be shown or hidden on certain days and certain times of day using the new “Schedule” … Continue reading Content Scheduling is Here!
Yahoo! Weather has discontinued their weather API, and subsequently, many DAKboard users were seeing a “Weather not available” message. As a workaround, we recommend switching your weather source to either Darksky (Premium only), or OpenWeatherMap (Free and Premium). You’ll need to re-type your location and choose the proper city from the dropdown when making this switch: … Continue reading Yahoo! Weather Update
Christmas is almost here and DAKboard makes a great gift for the holidays. Whether it’s a Wall Display, CPU or even a gift card, there’s lots of options available in our shop. Just make sure to order on or before December 17 for guaranteed delivery by December 24th in the continental U.S. Shop Now New … Continue reading New Traffic Block, Christmas Delivery and More!
Today we’re proud to release a few new features that you’ve been asking for, so without further ado … Template Gallery When adding a new screen you can choose to start with a template, or start with a blank screen. A template is a fast and easy way to get started with a custom screen. … Continue reading Template Gallery, Countdown Timer and a new Tabletop Stand
Fall is almost here at DAKboard HQ. The relentless summer heat is fading, the leaves are changing and we’re working harder than ever to bring you new features! So lets take a look at some of these that were just released. Add a Custom Font to your Screen Google Fonts is a great place to find … Continue reading Fun With Fonts, Screen Switcher and Screenshots
We’re always on the lookout for fun new ways to use DAKboard, and a few of our members have tipped us off to some of their secrets! Word of the Day Expand your vocabulary by adding a “word of the day” to your DAKboard. In the custom screen editor, click the “Add a Block” button … Continue reading Word of the Day, Quotes, JSON widgets and more!
We’ve been working hard this summer to bring you lots of new integrations and new ways to use DAKboard. For starters, we’ve added an integration with Microsoft OneDrive for your photos, and also added an integration with Ecobee to display your smart thermostat data on DAKboard. See the full list below: Microsoft OneDrive integration added … Continue reading New Integrations, New Wall Displays