In this video we will use an Arduino Yun (or leonardo with a wifi shield) to check your email account (or chosen label) and return the number of unread emails as an integer to be used in another project or (in this case) to make an email checking clock. This is a good one for anyone just beginning with the internet of Arduino.

Parts and Code can be found here: http://www.wirebeings.com/internet-of-things.html

You will Need:

-Arduino Yun Board or Leonardo board with a wifi shield.

-Micro servo motor

- An old clock

-and a hot glue gun.

Step 1: CODE:

All three scripts from the video and a list of parts with links can be found here:


(I tried to upload them here but these forms don't seem to accept code of any kind)

<p>you must also have a gmail account :-( </p>
<p>yeah sorry, I guess I just assumed everyone does lol.</p>

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Bio: My name is Matthew and I attend the University of Pittsburgh. Currently I am a senior, going for a bachelors in Information Science with a ... More »
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