NewsThis is yet another Weekly Roundup of New Maker Products, but going back to the old time-slot of Wednesday. I'll be interleaving it with my other mid-week videos, so it's technically not a Weekly Roundup, but anyway... On with the show. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #58: New Maker Products //Read more.It's pretty quiet in this week's Weekly Roundup, especially on the Crowd Funding side, but we certainly do have wiffeys. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #57: New Maker Products // News→Read more.This week's roundup of new maker products looks at a bunch of new SBCs: Renegade Elite, ClearFog GT 8K, Banana Pi BPI-P2 Zero, BPI-R64, BPI-M2+ V1.2 & Khadas Edge. As well as the Google Edge TPU, and a bunch of cool things from Tindie. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #56: NewRead more.
ReviewsIn this article I'll be taking a look at the newly released NanoPC-T4 from the friendliest SBC makers on the market. I'll be running through the usual lineup of tests that I do, but I reckon this board deserves two articles. So, this is Part 1. Continue reading NanoPC-T4: NoRead more.The ODROID XU4 is one of the few octo-core SBCs, that's been around for a while now, but how good is it? Continue reading ODROID XU4: An SBC on `roids // Review→Read more.So, I've been playing around with a bunch of the new Pi 3B pluses for a week now. Do I think the upgrade is worth it? Find out in this quick review. Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3B+: Should you upgrade? // Review→Read more.
ProjectsThis video is a follow up to my Christmas Tree live stream. It's pretty easy project and you should be able to make it in a day once you have all the bits. Continue reading How to make the live streaming Christmas Tree Game. // Project→Read more.In this video I'll show you how to connect your washing machine to the internet without opening it up. It's easy! Continue reading How to connect your washer to the Internet // Project→Read more.What can you do with an Arduino, bathroom scales, load cell amplifier and audio amplifier? Make a Learner Driver braking assist system, of course! Continue reading How to make a Learner Driver Brake Assist // Project→Read more.
TutorialsWhat is I2C? How does it work? This is another QuickBits video giving you a brief overview of how I2C works. Continue reading What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology→Read more.This QuickBits video I'll be taking a look at what LoRa is and why it's becoming so popular. Continue reading What is LoRa? // Technology→Read more.How to save around US$623 by scavenging from junk. If you live in a country that has regular roadside junk collection, they can be a goldmine of electronics spare parts. Continue reading Saving Electronics: What Can You Save? // Tutorial→Read more.
MailbagsThis week's MickMakeMail there's my new PCB from EasyEDA, the FiPy and I reckon I could probably lay claim to be the first person to use an oscilloscope in the shower. Continue reading MickMake Mail #24: FiPy, showers & my new PCB // News→Read more.Woohoo! Now I can see if my fingernails are dirty with the Andonstar HDMI microscope. Continue reading MickMake Mail #23: Andonstar HDMI microscope // News→Read more.After a bit of a hiatus MickMake is back with another mailbag. This time there's some Tindie goodies for the winners of the MickMake/Tindie competition, also a GroupGets backed #LoFive, #IkaScope hi-res photo update and a short look at the #Rock64 and #BananaPiM2Berry. Continue reading MickMake Mail #22: LoFive, TindieRead more.