Walter Lippens

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Like Brain Teasers? This DIY Puzzle “Nails” It

I love brain teasers and wood-based puzzles and this is a good one that you can easily make yourself. Basically, all you need is a chunk of pine, a nail, and some boiling water (oh, and a saw and a drill).<p>[youtube:http://youtu.be/fEATei2wewY]<p>It’s called the “Tooth and Nail” puzzle, and it appears …

Tydlig: An Incredible Alternative Calculator for iPad

Tydlig is the calibre of calculator goodness that the iPad canvas deserves. Most of its graphical and scientific functions are more powerful than I ever have need for — but even a layman like me can appreciate how beautifully it blends calculations with the free-form flexibility of a whiteboard.<p>I …

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DIY Hacks & How To’s: Remote Control with an Arduino

Most of the buttons on a remote control are never used. So why not use them to control appliances and other electronics around your house. In this project, I am going to show you how to use an Arduino to decode the signal from your remote and use it to make an outlet switch that can turn your …

Tested In-Depth: Getting Started with Arduino

Our friends from Tested have released Know Your Arduino: A Practical Guide to The Most Common Boards. The guide is accompanied by a 30-minute video, below, with Will and Norm, where they show boards ranging from the Mini to the Mega, and then demo specific applications like gaming on the Esplora or …