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April 2015

What is Wi-Fi calling and will it solve my mobile phone black spot?

New service routes calls, texts and voicemail over the internet so that the phone works even without mobile signal. But why should you care?

The Wunder Bar

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly gaining traction in the electronics hobbyist community, we have seen quite a few projects over at kickstarter and now with Amazon offering cloud services for IoT I am sure we will be hearing more and more on this topic. So what is IoT anyway? Here is a quick definition from Wikipedia: The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded

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How To Make A Retro Arcade Machine

In my previous post “What Is A Raspberry Pi” you would have noticed that there are many uses for Pi and in this post I am going to show you how a guy by the name of Bob Clagett created his very own retro arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi. This article will hopefully give you some ideas and inspire you to make you own arcade machine with parts laying around at

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Every year, 2 million people worldwide apply for a job at Google – and head of people operations Laszlo Bock decides who gets in. So what’s the secret? Tom Lamont drops in on the company’s California HQ

What Is A Raspberry Pi

Arguably one of the cheapest Linux powered computers on the planet right now, the Raspberry Pi is a small credit card sized circuit board developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation and was designed to teach young kids programming skills and to get a better understanding of how computers work. But since it’s launch because of its easy to use nature people of all ages young and old from all

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Taxidermy Drones

So some bright spark decided hey lets put a dead animal’s skin on a RC Drone… Why oh why but hey it looks like it could be fun right? I don’t know man I don’t think i will enjoy seeing my dead pet flying around in circles i think that’s just asking for trouble #PetCemetary   Check out this video of a dead cat turned into a flying machine:   [embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGcMVuOw35k&width=500&height=400[/embedyt]

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Is The PlayStation Flow Real ?

Thought to be an April fools joke by Sony, the PlayStation Flow looks pretty real to me. Designed and created by the PlayStation Wearable Entertainment Technology division, this piece of tech seems a little gimmicky at first but hey i’m sure there there will be a market for this I mean come on literally playing games underwater is kinda cool.   Quoted directly from Sony’s website: PlayStation Flow lets you dive into

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