Joshua Seth Patrick

45 Flips | 7 Magazines | 18 Likes | 2 Following | 5 Followers | @joshuaspatrick | I love technology, music, gaming, television and social networking. I'm an audio engineer, an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician and insomniac. 

Colour Injector – Arduino Mixing Colour Lamp

This is a great looking lamp that allows the users to interact with the lamp colour in an interesting way.“Colour injector is an interactive …

Audio Mixing

Beamer 3 Public Beta Available Today: Features Chromecast Support and a New User Interface

Beamer, a favorite Mac app of the MacStories team, is today launching a public beta of their third major release. For those unfamiliar with the app, Beamer is a Mac app that enables you to easily stream video (in almost any format) to your Apple TV via AirPlay.<p>The tentpole new feature of Beamer 3 …

Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat

Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>Gallery: Laser light headphones pulse to your heartbeat<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>These Tron-like headphones aren't …

The Tim Burton-Era Batmobile Is the Best iPhone 6 Case

If you've succumbed to the lure of the monstrous iPhone 6, you've already decided that a compact, pocket-friendly smartphone isn't for you. So when …

Arduino Lithium Battery Charger Project - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Electro Labs has a new project posted, this time it’s an Arduino Lithium Battery Charger. With Lithium batteries you can’t just stick a trickle …

HOW TO: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 with TaiG 1.2

5 Lessons Peter Capaldi Learned From Doctor Who

The first year at any new job is tough. The first year playing one of science fiction's most beloved TV characters is downright surreal. When you're …

The best Gameboy Advance emulator for iOS is back, no jailbreak required

Although it’s never been in either Apple or Nintendo’s graces, GBA4iOS has long been one of our favorite apps on iOS. An excellent Gameboy Color and Gameboy Advance emulator for the iPhone and iPad, GBA4iOS was long available to install on iOS 7 and above, no jailbreak required.<p>That all changed …

Game Boy Advance

How To Create A Raspberry Pi Video Capture Unit - Part 1 - Raspberry Pi Spy

One hundred and fifty posts later I decided I should really complete a project I’ve been thinking about ever since I got my first Pi. That is a …

Make Your Own Wireless Printer With A Raspberry Pi

Advertisement<p>Wireless technology is perhaps the best improvement to home printing for years. Fewer cables, flexibility about where you can put your …

Raspberry Pi Bullet Time Recorder - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you have a box full of Raspberry Pi’s kicking around you can connect a camera to all of them, hook together on a network and have fun with your …

Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Car Computer

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Car Computer<p>Second Prize in the<br>Glovebox Gadget Challenge<p>View Contest<p>Have you ever envied your friends' sweet …

DIY Smart Television with RaspberryPi and Node.js

<b>Hardware Components:</b><p>The RaspberryPi (Tested on Raspberry Pi model I-B, I-B+ and II-B)<br>• A USB WiFi dongle or Ethernet cable (Tested on Edimax WiFi …

Doctor Who's new web game aims to teach children programming skills

Latest attempt to make coding fun for kids involves rescuing a Dalek and exploring the unscreened world of Sontar<p>Doctor Who’s latest adventure sees him teaming up with a Dalek and trying to save the universe, but also teaching children some early computer programming skills.<p>This isn’t a TV show, …

Review combo: Inateck Bluetooth Audio Receiver and Micro USB Cable with Lightning Adapter

Today we’re taking a look at two iOS device accessories from Inateck- the Bluetooth Audio Receiver and 1.2m Micro USB Cable with Apple Lightning Adapter.<p><b>Bluetooth Audio Receiver</b><p>Upon initial inspection, the Bluetooth Audio Receiver might not look like it’s capable of much. The entire unit measures …

Game of Thrones meets Super Mario Brothers in epic mashup

This video by game video YouTube user NicksplosionFX is perhaps the most awesome thing you’re going to see all day.<p>It’s a shot by shot recreation of the stunningly fantastic <i>Game of Thrones</i> television show introduction sequence done in the style of Nintendo’s classic <i>Super Mario Brothers</i> video …

Game of Thrones

Transloader 2.0 Lets You Browse For Files On iOS, Then Download To Your Mac

Transloader 2 is an update to the very handy iOS/Mac utility that lets you browse the web on your iPhone or iPad, and have any files you want to grab downloaded to your Mac, automagically. V2.0 gets an overhauled design, but otherwise keeps performing the same useful service as before.<p>The Mac app …

Apps

How To Repair & Verify Your Hard Drive From The Command Line [OS X Tips]

OS X offers a very nice graphical user interface to verify and repair your hard drive, located in the Utilities folder. It’s called Disk Utility, and you can use it as the first line of defense when weird disk-related things happen to your Mac’s hard drive.<p>If, however, you want to dig in a bit …

Operating Systems

How To Play Two Video Game Classics In Terminal [OS X Tips]

And here you thought Terminal was just for Unix geeks.<p>Ok, well, maybe it really is, but there’s a fun easter egg or two hidden in the old UNIX code that underlies Apple’s OS X software.<p>Turns out that you can play Tetris and Snake, two classic games from the dawn of digital gaming, in a Terminal …

Linux

Give Your Browser Some Serious Nostalgia With These Emulator Websites

Want to stroll down virtual memory lane? You could futz around with classic software on a virtual machine or rummage through yard sales for a working …

Unleash your inner Marty McFly with Lego's Back to the Future set

<i>Back to the Future</i> fans have waited with bated breath since Lego announced that it would soon rock their worlds with a fan-designed Cuusoo set, and now, we finally have a release date. On August 1st, Lego's <i>Back to the Future Time Machine</i> will go on sale for $34.99 from select retailers, but an …

SanDisk’s New Thumb Drives Have Built-In Wi-Fi

USB thumb drives are fast becoming useless, simply because we have nothing to plug them into. I used to get excited when PR folks gave me a 1GB stick instead of a DVD containing their press info, but how am I supposed to stick it into my iPad?<p>SanDisk’s new Connect Wireless Flash Drive fixes that. …

SanDisk

Smart Concept: iPhone Bumper Case Doubles As Charging Cable

Juice Up is a super-smart concept design with one big flaw: it relies on the kindness of strangers to actually work. Still, with a little modification it could be just about the best bumper you could buy.<p>The Juice Up is a flat, silicone-covered Lightning cable which wraps around the iPhone 5. It is …

Mobile Technology

Annotate, Improve, And Streamline Your Screenshots With Share Bucket [OS X Tips]

Screenshots are the life blood of this tips column, and I’m willing to bet a lot of you use the feature, built right in to your Mac, to capture images of stuff on your screen to share with friends, family, co-workers, and so on. It’s super simple to use; just hit Command-Shift-3 to take a picture …

Apps

This 3D-Printed Bungalow Is the Ultimate Birdhouse

When you ask a bunch of 3D printing nerds to design a better birdhouse, you can expect some wild and wacky offering—but this thing is perhaps the …

How to Make YouTube Look Like Unix

YouTube has decided to celebrate its upcoming Geek Week event by giving its site an, um, underhaul—and making it look like Unix.<p>If you head to the …

Good God, They've Perfected the Peanut Butter Jar

Peanut butter, Nutella, salsa, you name it—if it's a condiment and moderately delicious, there's a good chance you'll be lapping it up out of a jar. …

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Tile: Track and find lost items via crowd-sourced iPhone app

I lose things all the time. My keys, wallet, and even my bike somehow find a way to escape my possession at least once or twice a week. Worse, there’s never a great solution to help me find the things I’m looking for. There’s no ‘Find My iPhone’ for a wallet, so whenever it goes missing, I’ll have …