Category Archives: Home Projects

31 jan

Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Solar Panel Portable Power

**, Electronics, Home Projects, Solar

A couple of years back, I we had a terrible power outage that lasted for days, nearly a week. Food in the fridge went bad, it was so hot we got in the car to stay cool, there was a … Continue reading

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28 oct

Roku vs Chromecast Quick Analysis

**,, Chrome, Electronics, Entertainment, Google, Home Projects, Internet, Media, Mobility

Just ordered both of these and wanted to give some very quick feedback before my larger post. Chromecast is Awesome for Queuing up Youtube playlists and Media playlists. Basically controlling the nice Audio system from your laptop / phone. Movies … Continue reading

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22 apr

Building Houses with 3D Printers

**, 3D Graphics, DIY, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Projects, News

If you think 3D printers are cool, you should see this video. In Shanghai, they are printing houses with 3D printers. I have my 3D Printer (Makibox) completely assembled. I have yet to do my first 3D print. I need … Continue reading

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18 sep

Portable and Slim Surges with USB Chargers

***, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects

These Portable Surge with USB Chargers have been incredibly awesome! I have probably bought around 8 of these and put them all over the place. Living room, 3x in the Bedroom (Kindle, Phones, etc…), my backpack, office, and two others … Continue reading

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24 aug

Data Destruction with Old Hard Drives

***, beer, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects, Rants

Every now and then, you realize that you have more hard drives than you know what to do with. Over the past year, I’ve been on a serious cleanup of all the technology I have laying around. Got rid of … Continue reading

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6 aug

Who Needs Pets When You can Have Robots?

*, Home Projects, Robotics

Instead of telling your dog “sit”, “stayyyyy..”, etc… why not control robots with your hand using advanced sensors. Check it out.

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22 jul

Tornado, Flood, Fire, Hurricane Proof Homes

**, 3D Graphics, Architecture, Design, Home Projects, Robotics

It makes so much logical sense. How do you protect your home from all of the disasters out in this world? Why not put it on Hydrolic lifts and bury it. If there is a disaster coming your way, lets … Continue reading

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13 jul

Ambient Light On Your LCD Computer Monitors

***, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Home Projects

Ambient background light on your television is meant to expand a picture to the walls behind and to the sides of your display. It does a good job, and the further the focus of the main action, the ambient glows … Continue reading

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10 jul

Want to Have Fun With Your Animals?

*, 3D Graphics, DIY, Entertainment, Home Projects, Robotics

Fling things at your animals, automatically, with this DIY animal piece thrower. I am sure it would work with any dry food. This was created and built with a 3D printer. More Pictures Here

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26 jun

DoorBot Smart Doorbell and Video Camera

*, DIY, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Projects, howto, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility

** Update: Be sure to check out iDoorcam Wifi Door Bell that is a compeitor product with a smaller form factor Just last week, I published an extensive preview of the major new smart locks that are about to hit … Continue reading