Announcing blink(1) mk2, the USB RGB LED

blink(1) mk2 is the world's best indicator light, designed to give you glanceable notice of anything on your computer or the internet.

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blink(1) mk2 can:

  • pulse when someone mentions you on Twitter
  • glow red if your computer's CPU is slammed
  • flash when a web page has changed
  • show the status of your continuous integration build
  • display multiple information sources simultaneously
  • work in parallel with as many other blink(1)s as you have USB ports
  • …and hundreds of other things!

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Works with IFTTT

IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement "if this, then that". IFTTT supports most every internet service so when something important to you happens on the Net, IFTTT will tell blink(1) mk2 to flash.

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Cross-platform / Open-Source

blink(1) mk2 works with about every type of computer, including:

  • Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, etc.)
  • Raspberry Pi / Beaglebone / BeagleBoard
  • DD-WRT routers
  • Chromebooks running Linux
For developers, there's an API for you:
  • C / C++ / Objective-C / Qt
  • Java / Processing
  • .NET
  • Node.js
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Go
  • and more added continually

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