ESP8266 and ESP32: Interview with Sergey Lyubka from Mongoose OS

Hi Sergey, thank you so much much for agreeing to this interview! Can you tell us a bit about your role at Mongoose OS? I am a technical cofounder and CTO of a company behind Mongoose OS, and set the  overall technical direction for the project.   For my readers who don’t know Mongoose OS.....

Seeeduino LoRa GPS: Getting Started with LoRaWAN (and TTN)

In the last couple of months I had the chance to play around with LoRaWAN. In case you have never heard of LoRaWAN, it is THE radio communication protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is long range (thus LoRa) and consumes only little energy when transmitting. This guide will help you to get a Seeedstudio Seeeduino LoRa GPS to TheThingsNetwork. .....

Kids Watch Review

Usually you read about electronic components and how to use them on this blog. Often they are related to Internet-Of-Things (IoT). This post on the other hand is about an end user product. But you could also call it an IoT component. It is about a cell phone in the shape of a watch for kids with an interesting price and set of features. But as it quite often is the case with cheap products from China the manual is probably translated to English with Google Translate and so it can be a real ch.....

ESP8266 module comparison: ESP-01, ESP-05, ESP-12, ESP-201, Test Board and NodeMCU

In this post I will guide you through the jungle of available modules based on the ESP8266. This is not a complete list of available modules but a selection of the ones I could test and review. If you think that I have been missing out on one important module please let me know.Every module here as some advantages and disadvantages, depending on the targeted application. If you are planning to to use a module as Wifi shield for an Arduino you might pi.....