Use a Raspberry Pi or other ARM board as the Bluetooth App portal
Having to have one of my smart phones in Bluetooth range to be able to control Wi-Fi devices is severely limiting. When I ordered, I didn't realise I'd need my phone to be a bridge between the remote and my Wi-Fi devices.
Discovered just going to my bedroom and trying to turn on/off my LIFX bulb, it would flash red to signal that it can't reach my phone.
I have a Raspberry Pi with an LCD touchscreen, and would love to use this with a decent bluetooth dongle as the hub/bridge for the remote to talk to. Even better, with a Raspberry Pi (or other ARM maker board), it would run a small web server, so that could configure the remote from a web page.
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