Sonos, Life360 and Other Recent Updates!

We’re a big fan of shiny and new things here at DAKboard, and today we’re excited to announce a few shiny new things of our own! Sonos Integration Sonos is the industry leader for high quality home audio and smart speakers, and we’re thrilled to announce our integration. Now on DAKboard you can link your … Continue reading Sonos, Life360 and Other Recent Updates!

Add Your SmartThings Devices to DAKboard!

We’re excited to announce our new integration with Samsung SmartThings, allowing you to display the status and info from almost any connected smart home device on DAKboard! Setup To get started, add a new “SmartThings” block to your custom screen. Edit it and link your SmartThings account if necessary. Then, select the devices and sensors … Continue reading Add Your SmartThings Devices to DAKboard!

Screen Previews and Custom Aspect Ratios

Today we’re excited to announce two great new features to help make DAKboard more flexible and easier to use. Read on for the details! Screen Previews This latest feature will eliminate the guess-work that used to be involved in setting up a screen, ultimately making DAKboard easier and faster to use! You’ll notice the new … Continue reading Screen Previews and Custom Aspect Ratios

Changes to the Traffic Integration

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

Yahoo! Weather Update

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

New Traffic Block, Christmas Delivery and More!

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!

Template Gallery, Countdown Timer and a new Tabletop Stand

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

Fun With Fonts, Screen Switcher and Screenshots

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

New Integrations, New Wall Displays

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

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)