Flame Boss Smokes

Cruise control for your smoker

Thanksgiving Day Outage Apology

The value of our product depends on a reliable cloud service and it is our responsibility to do a good job of keeping that service available especially on busy holidays. The Thanksgiving load uncovered some software problems that we should have already discovered and fixed. We deeply apologize for this failure. The most important thing we are doing now to make sure this doesn't happen again is testing. We beefed up our development servers to match our production servers so that we can run load...

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Firmware Updates up to 1.58

We just released another firmware update, 1.58. Most tech companies don’t talk publicly about how they go about detecting and fixing bugs in their software, but they should, because it is an important factor in the quality of any software-based product. Here’s one technique we employ. Flame Boss software (aka “firmware”) runs hundreds of software integrity checks every second. If a check fails then a few important things happen: The device saves some information about the error to its permanent...

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Christmas is the Season for Giving - a Flame Boss 200-WiFi

Want to win a Flame Boss 200 for yourself or as a gift for Christmas??? Tell us why on Facebook or Twitter using the #iwantaflamebossforchristmas and you will be entered to win your choice of a Flame Boss 200 Kamado or Universal. Simply tweet or post to your wall with the #iwantaflamebossforchristmas so that we can see it (the Facebook post will need to be public). You can enter on either or both sites once per day beginning Friday December 4th. The contest runs through Thursday December 17th....

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Using the Factory Default Wifi Settings

This tip shows you how to get your controller online without ever entering the wifi password at the controller. When you open your Flame Boss it should be set to its Factory Default settings. If you menu through the screens on your controller, you'll find "Factory Reset" which will reset your controller to its factory default settings.If you can easily change the credentials of your wifi network (at your wifi router or with a hotspot on your phone), then you can get your Flame Boss online...

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