Isn’t it a pain when you go check your mailbox only to find that you have no mail? Look no further than TMail - a device that will send you a text when you’ve got mail! Designed to have a minimal installation process, TMail is a device using an Arduino microcontroller that can slide into your mailbox, and uses pressure sensors to detect changes in weight, which reflect whether an item has been placed in your mailbox. Using Twilio (an online message relay service) and your home’s wifi connection, TMail will then promptly send you a text: “You’ve got mail!” Underlying this product is the idea that your time is valuable. Mail shouldn’t be a hassle. TMail makes sure it stays that way.

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