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Pro Pinball: Timeshock! – The ULTRA Edition

2014 April 22
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by tobi

OMG! its happening – The 90s are back!

https://www.pro-pinball.com/forum/index.php

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WunderBar

2014 January 20
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by tobi

WunderBar – a great Internet of Things Starter Kit for App Developers:

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http://www.dragoninnovation.com/projects/35-wunderbar-by-relayr

[via Moritz, thx]

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DIY: custom y-connector ribbon cable

2014 January 4
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by tobi

For my upcoming Hacks i needed a y-connector ribbon cable. I wanted something quick, easy and cheap to build, still reliable and preferable without wiring. So i came up with this:

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Mainly two blanks with connectors at each side. Stack them and your Y-connector is done. Happy hacking!

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Conferences 2014 not to miss

2014 January 4
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by tobi

 

Interesting Conferences not to miss:

Makerland: http://www.makerland.org
EuRuKo: http://euruko.org
I T.A.K.E: http://2014.itakeunconf.com
RE/Mixed Media Festival IV: http://remixnyc.com
beyondtellerrand http://beyondtellerrand.com/berlin-2014
31c3: http://events.ccc.de/tag/31c3

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LeapMotion

2013 June 25
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by tobi
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Me wants :)

https://www.leapmotion.com/apps

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EEVblog – OLED Multimeter Review

2013 March 13
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by tobi

Wow, I just discovered EEVblog which has awesome video material for electronic geeks. This one will definitely help me choosing a new multimeter + its just fun to watch – stay tuuuned!

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Seriality – Physicality for the Web

2013 January 23
by tobi

Here a very late shout out to an interesting project: control your Arduino via the browser! Basically its a browser plugin to get access to your machines (virtual) serial port. With that you can use javascript to send and receive any data – how cool is that!?

http://www.zambetti.com/projects/seriality/

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Carambola Board arrived

2012 November 28
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Yay the Carambola Board arrived today from Exp Tech. Time to start hacking!!

Good place to start with:
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To start with: http://www.8devices.com/wiki_carambola/doku.php/

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Transistor vs. MOSFet – According to Pete

2012 November 14
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oh yeah, I guess I finally got the basic difference between a Transistor and a MOSFET:

Transistor is current driven, a MOSFET via voltage! Thanks to Pete, and his fabulous SparkFun screencasts:

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yieha! Watch ‘em all: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9EF3C374FD903ACE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOSFET

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Send Mac to sleep with external screen and closing the lid

2012 October 17
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I had the problem of my Mac not going into sleep when external screen is connected and closing the lid. Luckly I came across this advice which indeed, did the trick:

1. Disable external Monitor
2. Type `sudo nvram boot-args=”iog=0x0″`
3. and restart

Voilà!

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