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Raspberry Pi-controlled LEGO MINDSTORMS

In this tutorial, you will find the tools you need to easily connect to your robots, and a variety of options for programming and controlling them. …

Microcontroller

Android file management: An easy-to-follow guide

When you think about your smartphone, apps and interfaces are probably the first things that come to mind. Beneath all that surface-level stuff, …

Android News

Is the search for dual monitor wallpaper driving you wild? These sites can help

Do you have a dual-monitor setup that makes it difficult to find handsome wallpapers and backgrounds? Worry no longer. Once you have set up your …

iOS

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Build a Raspberry Pi Scanner that Tracks the Devices Connected to Your Local Network

We’re going to make use of a Raspberry Pi to build a network scanner to keep track of the hosts connecting to our local network. It’s actually pretty easy to do. And as we’re going to make use of ARP scans to do it, which are moderately stealthy unless you heavily hammer the network, it would be …

How to deal with your online accounts before you die

Take these steps to make sure your family and friends know what to do with your online accounts after you die.<p>Preparing for your own death probably isn't on your Top 10 list of free time activities. But if you don't handle the chore, you're passing the buck to family and friends.<p>Everyone, …

Google Drive

Flashing ESP8266 with NodeMCU (Windows, Linux, Arduino and Raspberry Pi)

Each time when I’m unable to find a coherent guide on a single page within three pages of Google search, I’m creating an article like this. Flashing …

Microcontroller

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Launch a shell command with in a python script, wait for the termination and return to the script

I've a python script that has to launch a shell command for every file in a dir:<p>This works fine for the first file, but after the "myscript" command …

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

If your iPhone is paid off, then you are free to switch networks.<p>Perhaps you moved to a new area where your carrier doesn't have great coverage. Or maybe you simply want to lower your monthly bill and found a better deal from another carrier. No matter your reason, it's perfectly legal to unlock …

Mobile Technology

You Can Now Easily Connect to Your Raspberry Pi From Anywhere In World With VNC Connect

Real VNC is an excellent, easy way to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi from your home network, but it’s a little confusing for beginners. VNC …

bmon – A Powerful Network Bandwidth Monitoring and Debugging Tool for Linux

bmon is a simple yet powerful, text-based network monitoring and debugging tool for Unix-like systems, which captures networking related statistics …

Linux

6 Free Alternative Router Firmware – Unlock Hidden Features

What is wrong with your default router’s firmware? Some people have the view that everyone should have the freedom to control the software that runs …

Wi-Fi

Build a Raspberry Pi powersupply with Digispark Attiny85

Power on, safe shutdown and power cut-off for Raspberry Pi

Microcontroller

Use a Raspberry Pi to Display Text on a Scrolling Message Board

Little LED displays are cheap for the Raspberry Pi, and they’re fun to play around with as you learn how to use the thing. Case in point, …

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

Raspberry Pi Zero Switch Off by Button

I've a small and sweet Raspberry Pi zero. When I switch on my Raspy zero without a monitor or keyboard or lan, I don't want switch off the pi …

Raspberry Pi

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 …

How to create a really cool Wi-Fi map of your neighborhood

Have you ever heard of wardriving? It’s the act of searching for and mapping Wi-Fi networks from a moving vehicle. It’s a really cool way to create a map of the wireless signals in a certain location.<p>Scott Helme shows us it’s not that hard to do. He equipped his car with the right tools, drove …

Wi-Fi

Minimal MQTT: Power and Privacy

In this installment of Minimal MQTT, I’m going to cover two loose ends: one on the sensor node side, and one on the MQTT server side. Specifically, …

Microcontroller

Running NodeMCU on a battery: ESP8266 low power consumption revisited

Over the last year I have standardised on the ESP8266 for all my small IoT projects. Its low price, ease of use (now that the Arduino IDE is …

PiCamera & Python - programming a webcam on Raspberry Pi

Post Views: 8,615<p>Introduction<p>In this article you will find out how to use the webcam integrated on Raspberry: the <b>PiCamera</b>. This additional module is …

Raspberry Pi

Bicycle Companion

Matias N. • 05/25/2017 at 15:22 • 0 comments<p>I just wanted to let you know that I decided to give this a second take but removing more complex …

Optimize my pi wi fi

Raspberry Pi wifi on enterprise wifi hardwareI've been poking around to get stable wifi with my raspberry pi devices on my Aruba Networks wireless …

Wi-Fi

Resurrect dead esp8266

esp8266 based wifi modules extremely cheap, easy to use but also too fragile. you can easily make it unresponsive to commands by updating it via …

Microcontroller

Home automation with Make: and OpenHAB

The good folks at Make: have been working with open-source home automation software OpenHAB to make a touch-screen device to interact with your …

Raspberry Pi

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands You Should Never Run

<i>Short Bytes: The internet has long been inhabited by tricksters, no-good-doers, and what are now known colloquially as trolls. We’ve all seen the too</i> …

10 ways to customize the taskbar in Windows 10

How to get a sexy, streamlined taskbar.<p>We were all excited to get the Start menu back in Windows 10, and we wasted no time in customizing it to the best of our abilities.<p>But what about the poor, neglected taskbar, who never left us in the first place? Here's how to make the taskbar look pretty and …

Install / Enable Bash On Ubuntu On Windows 10 After Anniversary Update, Here’s How

Here's a guide that covers how to install and enable Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10 after Anniversary Update, as well as launching the tool when it's …