Thursday, 18 February 2016
The $499 Aldi 3D printer
Yesterday Aldi in Australia became the first supermarket chain to sell a 3D printer. Having done a little research in the days prior, it se...
Thursday, 31 December 2015
ESP8266 based NTP Clock
A little over a year ago, the ESP8266 WiFi SoC started getting attention and quickly became a little chip of wonder. On a fully self-co...
Saturday, 3 August 2013
Native Android VPN to a Cisco Router
Getting IPSec VPN connectivity between two devices is always a painful experience, somewhat akin to a root canal. So I eventually roused up...
Thursday, 12 July 2012
3G mobile sim cards in France
Having recently spent some time in France, one of the first things I did was attempt to acquire a 3G data SIM for my phone. Having a local s...
Friday, 27 April 2012
Bluetooth receiver hack
After installing an AUX input to the radio of my Mini a while back, I got sick of continuously having to plug my phone into the cable I wire...
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Quick drill bit holder
My drill bits come without any holder, just the usual blister pack. So using some scrap aluminium channel and a block of pine, I made someth...
Thursday, 15 December 2011
New Tesla parts
Found a new pair of neon sign transformers off Ebay the other day. Advertised as a 7.5kv/30mA transformer, details in the auction reveal...
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