This week’s Weekly Roundup shows us lots of FPGA boards, more ESPs and the demise of a Polymath, Inventor and a random guy getting annoyed at caloric theory. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #38 – New Maker Products // News
Another X86 based SBC hits the market. What’s this new board like? How good is it?
In Part 1 of the UDOO-X86 review, I take a look at how this board performs for the electronics Maker. Continue reading UDOO-X86: No RISC slice of the X86 Pi // Review
This week’s MickMakeMail had to be split into two! I seem to have gotten a bit carried away and so it’s a little late. This one has the WiThumb, a couple of dust sensors and a cheap logic analyzer. Continue reading MickMake Mail #13: WiThumb, Sensors & cheap Analyzer // News
This week’s MickMakeMail had to be split into two! I seem to have gotten a bit carried away and so it’s a little late. This one has a fingerprint sensor, the STEMTerra, SmartiPi, and an update on the heart rate sensor issue. Continue reading MickMake Mail #12: STEMTera, SmartiPi & sensors // News
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
This week’s Weekly Roundup there’s a number of new SBCs announced as well as a battle between several companies wanting to dominate the IoT market. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #37 – New Maker Products // News
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
Setting up the Mosquitto MQTT Broker is pretty easy. In this video I’ll show you how to setup a Broker in under 5 minutes. Continue reading MQTT Mosquitto on a Pi Zero W in under 5 minutes // Tutorial
This QuickBits video will show you two ways to setup your Raspberry Pi Zero W from scratch without a keyboard or screen using WiFi or USB connectivity. This is often called a headless setup. Continue reading Headless Pi Zero W: 2 easy ways of connecting // Tutorial
MickMake Mail #11 Takes a look at Tindie merch, RAK Wireless WisCore, UDOO x86, and some tests on a cheap LiPo solar charger, Digitech QC1932 and LM2596 step down regulator. Continue reading MickMake Mail #11: UDOO x86, DSO, WisCore & Tindie // News
This is part 2 of my Uber letterbox where I show you how to send notifications to your phone when someone delivers a letter.
If you haven’t seen Part 1 yet, then check that out first. Continue reading The MQTT letterbox Part 2: Sending alerts from MQTT // Project