Electronics

Maker Solar

Should You Build or Buy a 5V USB Portable Solar Power Charger?

In this video, GreatScott! takes a closer look at a commercial 5V USB portable solar power charger. After measuring its output power and pretty much “short reviewing” the product, I will try to make my own DIY version that should cost around the same while outputting more power! Let’s get started!

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Hardware Maker

Converting Devices to USB Type-C

USB Type C is great until you have to use dongles. DIY Perks shows us how to fix this. Get those soldering irons ready!

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IoT Privacy

10 Indoor Security Cameras Tested to Protect Your Privacy

The Hook Up puts 10 indoor cameras to the test to figure out which one gives the most features while retaining your privacy. My top 3 choices for those without the ability (or desire) to block cameras from the internet: EufyCam Pan & Tilt (Ships June): https://www.eufylife.com/activities/indoorcampreorder  IoTeX UCAM (Ships July): https://ucam.iotex.io/  WyzeCam V2 (Shipping […]

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IoT Maker

Why Build an Entire Computer on Breadboards?

Ben Eater explains why he likes to build entire computers on breadboard. 

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Containers Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Server Based on Docker with VPN Remote Access and More

If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done. In this video, he covers: Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and […]

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IoT Maker

Building an 8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Uno

HARRY LE shows us how he built out a very cool LED light setup with an Arduino Uno Source code and schematic at https://github.com/VectStudio/LED_CUBE

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IoT Maker

IKEA Bekant Table Hacking

I have adjustable desk to switch between standing and sitting that I got from IKEA. My only frustration is that it does not remember previous locations – you just can’t press a button and adjust to saved location. Fortunately, Robin Reiter reverse engineered the electronics of his IKEA Bekant adjustable table and was able to […]

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