Per Vices Phi Computer Setup

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My Per Vices Phi (Software Defined Radio) arrived in the mail several weeks ago, but I didn’t finally get a computer to run it until yesterday. Luckily I had a spare power supply (it had a dead fan), and a hard drive lying around, so all I needed was the rest of the machine. I ended up… Read more »

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Here’s the latest picture of my Raspberry Pi. Notice how it’s not in a sexy metal box, but a bland cardboard box (well, not so bland, it once housed an overpriced Apple keyboard). I’m going to stick to hacking apart cheap boxes until I figure out exactly what I’m building; the aluminum case from Adam… Read more »

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Well, I suppose it was only inevitable. After getting so excited and developing the game so quickly for a while, I eventually ran out of steam and stopped working on the project (it was about that time my Raspberry Pi arrived). Cobalt Calibur 3 is an HTML5 based game engine with a Node.js backend. The graphics… Read more »

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If you have a product or service which you feel would be of interest to my readers, give me a shout and if I find it interesting I will write a review for you. My blog gets seen by over thirty thousand people a month, mostly web designers, web developers, and hardware hackers. While this isn’t… Read more »

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I was recently contacted by Florie of “Eversun Software Phillippines Corporation“, who was looking to get some exposure and offered to design a logo for me. I figured why not and gave them the go ahead. I didn’t send them any reference materials, I suppose they looked at my Facebook and Google+ pages for inspiration…. Read more »

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What is OpenIndiana? It is a Unix-like OS based on the Illumos kernel, which is in turn based on OpenSolaris. Follow this guide if you would like to “burn” the OpenIndiana installer to a USB drive from within OS X. Doing this will allow you to boot from this USB drive so that you can… Read more »

My First Arduino Project

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Here’s my first Arduino project. It simply alternates between two LEDs being lit. int A = 13; int B = 12; void setup() { pinMode(A, OUTPUT); pinMode(B, OUTPUT); } void loop() { digitalWrite(A, HIGH); digitalWrite(B, LOW); delay(1000); digitalWrite(A, LOW); digitalWrite(B, HIGH); delay(1000); } Readers familiar with the Arduino will notice that my yellow LED is… Read more »

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Since I’m a big fan of transparency, I thought I would explain the affiliate links on this website. Whenever I link to a product on Amazon, the URL is encoded with an affiliate link. This means that if you decide to purchase the piece of hardware I’m writing about, I make a small percent of… Read more »