This is the first video in the LinuxFu series designed to take you from knowing nothing about Linux to knowing everything. This first episode we’ll be looking at a bit of history, what Linux is and what makes it so special. The Who & Where – A bit of history Continue reading LinuxFu #01: What Is Linux? // Technology
The EspressoBin is being marketed as a different type of SBC. How different is it and is that difference what you want? Find out in this video. Unboxing Like the website says the EspressoBin is a Single Board Computing platform unlike any other.This is true statement. However, like any SBC Continue reading The EspressoBin: Something completely different? // Review
This week’s Weekly Roundup we’re seeing gesture sensors, ESP32, SBCs, Vehicle OBD boards and buck converters. Kickstarter First up on Kickstarter there’s … PLD/HL2 Panorama a multi-protocol wireless box that can talk Sigfox, LoRaWAN and SCAP/LTP. It contains an ATmega328P, which is the ultra low power variant allowing it Continue reading Weekly Roundup #43 – New Maker Products
This week’s MickMake Mail has a bunch of stuff for a couple of planned projects; 3D printer from BangGood, Beelink AP34 from GearBest, DFRobot have sent me a bunch of kit, and then there’s the HTTM capacitive touch sensors… A lot of them! Anet® A6 3D Printer DIY Kit UGEE Continue reading MickMake Mail #17: Anet A6, Beelink AP34, ESP32 again, HTTM
This week’s Weekly Roundup is pretty special, because it’s episode number 42! It also has FPGAs, SBCs, even more FPGAs and something that goes up to 11. Kickstarter There’s not a heck of a lot happening on Kickstarter at the moment. Nixie Tube Driver but, here’s another simple Kickstarter campaign Continue reading Weekly Roundup #42 – New Maker Products
What is I2C? How does it work? This is another QuickBits video giving you a brief overview of how I2C works. A bit of history I2C stands for Inter-Integrated Circuit and can also be called IIC or I squared C. Continue reading What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology
This week’s Weekly Roundup is a bit quiet. A few SBCs from some new comers, motor drivers, power control boards, a rogue teapot and I know at least one of my subs is keeping track of how many times I Continue reading Weekly Roundup #41 – New Maker Products
Seems we have a winner of the great “almost 20,000 subs, almost 100 Patrons and get a haircut you hippie” competition! Check out the video to find out who. If you like this YouTube channel please subscribe by clicking the Continue reading Competition winner!
My original project 30 years ago was to build a talking Alarm Clock, which was based on a 6502. This is a revamp of that project. Interesting to see what can be done so easily these days! The old clock Continue reading Build a talking Alarm Clock synced to Google calendars. // Tutorial
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Time for another competition! I haven’t quite reached 20,000 subs yet, so… scrambling for an excuse. It’s time for a haircut. I get a haircut, you get a prize. Rules and conditions of entry: This competition is run by the Continue reading Get a haircut, you hippy competition!