Lilypad Simblee: Mobile apps using the Arduino IDE // Review

The new Simblee has been on the market for around a year. How can you use the Simblee BLE in your next IoT project? How easy is it to create nice looking smartphone apps straight from the Arduino IDE?

How does it perform in a real world example? Continue reading Lilypad Simblee: Mobile apps using the Arduino IDE // Review

Pine64: Is it worth your money? // Review

Is the new Pine64 really worth your had earned money?
Can it generate enough momentum to take over the king of SBCs, the Raspberry Pi 3?

In this review we’ll be unboxing and running it through it’s paces to see if it really is worth buying. Continue reading Pine64: Is it worth your money? // Review

Learning Arduino: Button debounce matters // Episode 5 // Tutorial

Episode 5 of MickMake Mates tutorial into Learning Arduino builds on previous episodes and takes you further into Learning Arduino. This episode covers:
– What is debounce?
– What are some ways of resolving debounce?
– What does a capacitor do?
– The start of an Uber project that merges 3 tutorials into one. Continue reading Learning Arduino: Button debounce matters // Episode 5 // Tutorial

Blockchain: Why is it great for IoT Makers? // Technology

What is Blockchain? What is Ethereum? Why is this important for the Maker? How can it replace some of the IoT architecture?
In this video I’ll be taking you through the basics of Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Ethereum and how it can help the Maker. Continue reading Blockchain: Why is it great for IoT Makers? // Technology