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Chronio, Arduino-powered 3D printed smartwatch, lasts half a year on a single charge

Dec 1, 2016 | By Andre<p>The wristwatch is a timepiece that dates back to the 16th century. It became universally popular in the 20th century as both a …

DIY

myDevices Cayenne — World's First Drag-and-drop Raspberry Pi And Arduino Project Builder

<i>Short Bytes: myDevices Cyanne is an Internet of Things project builder that makes it easy for anyone to create new things with Raspberry Pi and</i> …

Arduino

Recipes

Recipes are classified into various categories. Click to expand and close.<p>Asian<p>European<p>Chinese<p>Italian<p>French<p>Modern<p>American/Canadian style or anything …

Arduino based Amazon Echo using 1Sheeld

A few months ago I visited a friend of mine and I was amazed with the Amazon Echo he owned.<p>It can play music, control the house lights, tell me news …

Amazon

Ampli Home Cinéma Yamaha MUSICCAST RXA550 NOIR - RXA550 NOIR (4129938)

<b>Cet amplificateur est compatible avec le tout nouveau système multiroom sans fil Yamaha MusicCast</b>. Les appareils MusicCast sont <b>utilisables séparément</b> …

Amazon Echo: the first 13 things to try

Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant, is in more than 3m US homes via the Echo speaker. Now it’s available in Britain – but what’s the attraction?<p><b>Learn the basic commands</b><p>The very first thing you’ll want to do with your new Amazon Echo is learn a few basic voice commands. Saying “Alexa: stop!” will …

Amazon

Home Automation using Particle and Amazon Echo

Particle and Amazon Echo<p>Couple of weeks back I received my Amazon Echo. First thing came to mind is to try integrating with Particle. Here is the …

Automation

Collect and Display All Kinds of Weather Data With This Simple Raspberry Pi Powered Weather Station

Using a Raspberry Pi to power a weather station is one of the most popular projects out there, but Make tossed in a few extra details, including a …

Weather

Four Delicious Asian Noodle Soups to Warm You Up This Winter

GIF<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about a flavorful soup that’s filled to the brim with noodles and topped with meat, vegetables, and spices. …

Food

Particle Simplifies Connecting Your Raspberry Pi to the Internet of Things

A lot of the best Raspberry Pi projects are all about connecting and controlling your Raspberry Pi from afar. Particle is a web service that helps …

Raspberry Pi

Sort Folders and Files on Mac Just Like Windows With a Single Setting Switch

GIF<p>If you’re coming over to macOS from Windows, or you just plain prefer how Windows sorts files with the folders on top and files below, then How-To …

Apple News

Arduino - ArduinoEthernetShieldV2

The Arduino Ethernet Shield 2 allows an Arduino Board to connect to the internet. It is based on the (Wiznet W5500 Ethernet chip). The Wiznet W5500 …

Turn mini Pringles cans into electronic drums

Ever find yourself drumming on Pringles cans with your fingers? This hack adds a MIDI output to make it sound awesome!<p>If you’re tired of playing …

Midi

NASA Cassini Images: Sunrise Over Saturn and its Rings

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory<br>Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2006<p>This image was taken on September 15, 2006 and received on Earth …

Gallery of Living Rooms With Beautiful Dark Wall Colors

I love the look of fall—the pumpkins and the fallen leaves, sure, but also the particular quality the light takes on when the sun sinks low in the …

Living Rooms

Visual Development for Arduino

Users of the Visuino (Software) must accept these terms of license. If you refuse to accept the terms of license, you may not use this software, and …

Build a pan and tilt camera with Raspberry Pi + Arduino

1<p>Although there are plenty of DIY surveillance cameras already out there, MakeUseOf has taken it to the next level with the ability to remotely …

How to Use Airbnb to Live Anywhere

I’m so thankful that I can do my nomad thing in an era where now-indispensable travel resources like Google Maps, TripAdvisor, WiFi, and Airbnb …

Airbnb

How to Control Philips Hue Lights from an Arduino (and Add a Motion Sensor)

The Philips Hue range of lights are certainly not cheap (there are some alternatives), but one thing that I really appreciate is the well documented …

Hands Free MIDI Guitar Controller (video)

Evan Kale has created a new hands free MIDI guitar controller using a little Arduino hardware and coding to build the touchless MIDI controller, that …

Midi

Raspberry Pi Astro Cam

I first attempted astrophotography more than 20 years ago. CCD astro cams were still pricey and low resolution, so many of us still used mechanical …

Gear & Gadgets

Pi Power Simplifies Managing Power On Mobile Raspberry Pi Projects

If you’re building any type of mobile Raspberry Pi project, you know that power management can be a bit of a chore. Pi Power is a GitHub project that …

Mobile

How To Renovate Small Home Design With Simple and Minimalist Decorating Ideas - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – Do you have small space especially in your home? Then, do you want to arrange your room with an awesome decor? Do not worry because we …

How to change the resistance of a resistor with another resistor.

Sometimes you need a resistor with a value you don't have in your kit. Instead of ordering and wanting for a resistor with a value you need you can …

How-To's

Why You Should Upgrade Your Raspberry Pi

The hard-working developers behind Raspbian OS, the custom-made Linux distro tweaked for the Pi, have announced a major update called Pixel (short …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Use Universal Clipboard on Mac, iPhone, iPad

Modern OS versions: In order to have access to Universal Clipboard, the Mac must be running macOS Sierra 10.12 or later and the iPhone or iPad must …

Philips Hue motion sensor: nice hardware, frustrating software

As good as the smart light setup in my house is, one thing I’ve found somewhat limiting is the lack of input. You can have automation make decisions …

Haunting Pictures Show Earth Rising Over the Moon

Japan just released high-resolution pictures from its Kaguya orbiter, including some that have never been seen before by the public.<p>When royalty pays a visit, you can bet television cameras will be involved—especially on the moon.<p>The Kaguya (Selene) lunar orbiter, a Japanese spacecraft nicknamed …

Space

Experience the Mission to Mars!

Join the International Mars Science Foundation in counting down the days until humanity takes its first steps on Mars and into a new era of science. …

Mars Mission