DIY Wall Display

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

Nest Integration, Live Video Feeds, Microsoft To-do and More!

Here at DAKboard HQ we’re always looking for ways to improve DAKboard as well as other useful and fun ways to use DAKboard. We’ve just released a few of these new and useful features, so lets get started! Nest Thermostat Integration DAKboard can display your Nest Thermostat information including target/ambient temperature, status, humidity and the … Continue reading Nest Integration, Live Video Feeds, Microsoft To-do and More!

Announcing DAKboard Custom Layouts!

Today we’re proud to announce that DAKboard now supports custom screen layouts! Create a completely custom and unique layout of all your content using our simple drag, drop and resizable “block” framework. As part of this custom layout, DAKboard now supports adding multiple blocks of the same type. So that means multiple clocks, multiple iFrames, multiple weather … Continue reading Announcing DAKboard Custom Layouts!

Video is Here! (And Other Exciting News)

First things first … DAKboard now supports video in the background, in addition to all the existing photo sources! We’ve added support for videos from YouTube and Vimeo with more in the works. These video sources are available in the DAKboard options, under the “Background” section. Busy, Busy, Busy! We’ve had an extremely busy and productive … Continue reading Video is Here! (And Other Exciting News)

Introducing: DAKboard Premium!

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!

Multi-Language Support and Todoist Integration Added

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

Use DAKboard on your Tablet!

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!

DAKboard Adds To-Do Lists!

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!

Integrate DAKboard with your Nest Thermostat

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