Tag: Arduino

  • Attention Arduino Lovers! ExtraCore Needs Your Support!

    While I have never been the hardware hacker type, I have a tremendous admiration for those that are.  I am always blown away by the things people create when they have some hardware know-how. Well, I’m sure there are some of you out there that enjoy fiddling with hardware so I thought you should know […]

  • Legend of Zelda Treasure Chest Engagement Ring Box [pic]

    There are few things I enjoy seeing more than gamer love.  Its a nice contrast to see gamers getting married when any time spent on Xbox Live would make you think that the majority of gamers are nothing but foul mouthed 10 year olds.  Well, there is another happy gamer couple about to get married […]

  • Kickstarter: Robotic Minion Starter Kit [video]

    I’m more of a software person than one to play with hardware, but for the hardware enthusiasts out there that like to play with Arduino, I thought you might be interested in the Robotic Minion! The Robotic Minion project was started by Dustin and David Andrews (my cousins) and if you an Arduino fan, you […]

  • The Imperial March Played with a Hard Drive [video]

    Until I saw the pair of floppy drives that were used to play the Imperial March, I never imagined that people would use computer drives to play music.  Well, somebody has done this neat little trick with a hard drive.  I was browsing YouTube yesterday when I came across this awesome video showing somebody who […]

  • NES Controller Hacked to Control Etch-A-Sketch [video]

    Tired of fiddling with the knobs on your old Etch-A-Sketch in a sad attempt to make some sort of picture?  Well, one guy decided to get his hack on and make drawing on the Etch-A-Sketch a little more gamer friendly by wiring up an NES controller to control the knobs.  Stepper motors are hooked up […]

  • Support ExtraCore on Kickstarter!

    Last week, I posted about the cool little Arduino compatible project known as ExraCore.  Well, now you can support the project through Kickstarter!  For those that have never heard of kickstarter, it gives people with an idea a way to raise money from generous people who might also be interested in the project to help […]