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The Tesla Collection: a collection of articles by and about Nikola Tesla

Amazon Has an Official Guide for Building Your Own Alexa Device with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off one way to build your own Amazon Echo before (or more accurately, Amazon Tap because the DIY version can’t access the …

How to Switch to Android Without Missing iMessage

Longtime iPhone users know all about the iMessage Effect. Friends know you as a blue-bubble buddy, and you look down on anyone who forces you to text …

Nextion and ESP8266

Ever since I fell in love with the little Nextion displays I’ve been thinking about a little ESP8266 board to go with them – well, I’ve been beaten …

Microcontroller

ESP8266 – Wireless Weather Station with Data Logging to Excel

This project is a collaboration between Yves Arbour and Rui Santos. In this project we are going to establish a wireless communication between two …

Microcontroller

Massive Windows 10 News Hides 5 Nasty Surprises

Sometimes showing off has a way of coming back to bite you. In an understandably celebratory post Microsoft has revealed Windows 10 is now active on over 200 million devices (though this includes Xbox One upgrades and Windows 10 Mobile smartphones). Then it made a series of boasts which exposed …

MDBT40-ANT-P256V3 nRF51422 based BLE Module

MDBT40 is a BT 4.0 & BT 4.1 stack (Bluetooth low energy or BLE) & ANT Plus module designed based on <b>Nordic nRF51422 SoC solution</b>, which incorporates:</b> …

NEW PRODUCT – Adafruit Bluefruit LE Micro – Bluetooth Low Energy + ATmega32u4

DIY Weather Station with Bluetooth

Hello everybody.Recently I attended a course in our University of Electrical Engineering and we were making ourselves a small weather station. It …

Installing Libraries and how to write a Library for Arduino

Libraries are files written in C or C++ which provide sketches with extra functionality, for example the ability to control an LED matrix, read an …

Arduino

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other upstairs to increase the signal strength at the kitchen table and in the upstairs bedrooms. The adapters seem to be working, but with free Mac app NetSpot, …

Wi-Fi

A tiny change in Apple's software could have brought about the 'app Renaissance' — but it's now looking unlikely

Right now, f.lux is only available for desktop computers and has been downloaded over 15 million times. For a brief period of time this week, though, it was also available to install on your iPhone and iPad — then Apple shut it down.<p>f.lux didn't arrive on the iPhone through the App Store. It never …

Apps

Meet the Arduino Killer: ESP8266

Wi-Fi is an essential bit of kit for any Internet of Things (IoT) DIY projects, but our favorite Arduino doesn’t come with Wi-Fi, and adding in a …

Recenze Apple TV 4 - budoucnost je v aplikacích, bez nich je to nuda

Tak dlouho jsme na ni čekali, těšili se a probděli nespočet nocí. A teď, když vám konečně může přistát doma ve schránce, čeká na vás nadšení, nebo …

ESP8266 Weather Station With Arduino – #1 Hardware

Sonic Mirror Audio Reactive Instruments<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>Arduino Class<p>Hi! Can you share the schematics for …

20 Best Free Tutorials to Learn Python: Find the Killer Python Tutorial PDF, eBook or Online

Python is one of the most elegant and complete programming language and comes packed with tons of features to develop web applications as well as …

Python Programming

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac (Boot Camp)

Plastic roads may put asphalt to shame

The days of putting up with crumbling asphalt streets might just come to an end. Construction company VolkerWessels has revealed plans for recycled plastic roads that are both more sustainable <i>and</i> more practical than old-fashioned blacktop. Besides reusing material, they'd last about three times …

Microsoft to buy Israeli cyber security firm Adallom: report

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to acquire Israeli cyber security company Adallom for $320 million, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Monday.<p>A Microsoft sign is pictured at its Finnish headquarters in Espoo, Finland July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva<p>Adallom, which …

Cybersecurity

Check Point Looks To One-Up Palo Alto Networks With New VMware Partnership

Check Point Software Technologies has inked an expanded partnership with VMware around securing the software defined data center, the companies said …

Customers

Apple’s iOS 9 Pegged As A Stability Update, Which Is Way Better Than A Feature Frenzy

Apple’s iOS 9 is going to be focused on improving stability and zapping bugs, according to a new report from the reliable 9to5Mac. The major update for Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for 2015 is expected to take a step back from the rapid release of new features in favor of building on the …

Lua on the ESP8266 - Part 1

Windows 10 Installs Automatically On Windows 7 And Windows 8

<i>Update: my new post Why Windows 10 Installs Automatically On Windows 7 And Windows 8 looks into the two major automatic upgrades Windows 10 will perform, why and what can be done about them.</i><p>Microsoft is getting a lot right. Making Windows 10 free, unifying it across desktop and mobile, introducing …

Eero Wants To Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Spots In Your Home

Relying on one router to serve up Wi-Fi for your entire house can be frustrating and lead to dead spots. San Francisco-based startup, Eero, thinks it has the answer to that issue and doesn’t rely on irritating Wi-Fi extenders.<p>Rather than using a single router, Eero encourages you to deploy a …

Wi-Fi

ESP8266-transparent-bridge

README.md<p>I've noticed the jeelabs/esp-link fails in most new projects for wireless uploading to AVRs. From scoping the problem, I suspect the GPIO …

Microcontroller

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Magic Smoke Seen on Some ESP8266 Modules

While playing with my <b>ESPToy</b> today, I discovered a rather bizarre issue. The symptom is that some ESP8266 (the ESP-01 version) modules became very hot …

Microcontroller

Introducing the ESP8266 WiFi Toy (ESPToy)

• ESP8266 module and ESP8266 Toy are available for purchase at <b>Rayshobby Store</b>.<br>• ESPToy version 1.2 announced! Check out the <b>announcement post …

Hrášek — Dobrodružství v květináči

Pár slov o projektu<p>Zajímalo nás, jak roste hrách.<br>Paní učitelka naklíčila pár kuliček a donesla do třídy<i><br>(třetíbé, kdyby vás to zajímalo)</i>.<br>Taťka od Fany …