Category Archives: Home Projects

23 jun

Comparable Matrix Between Smart Locks: Lockitron, Goji, August and Kevo

***, Android, Cloud Computing, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Hacking, Hardware, Home Automation, Home Projects, howto, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility, News, User Experience

Smart locks is the latest home automation technology craze that is growing in competition thanks to Bluetooth low energy (AKA Bluetooth Smart) found in many of the latest mobile phones and devices. First there was the popular Lockitron, which slips … Continue reading

1 jun

500 LED Extreme Flashlight DIY

*, DIY, Electronics, Home Projects, howto

Here is a fun DIY project at home, if you ever want to hook up 500 LED’s to a single 7Ah 12v lead acid battery and literally walk around with a car head lamp in your arms, here you go. … Continue reading

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19 may

Patiently Waiting… or Impatiently, Makibox in June

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

I am just taking a line straight out of John’s latest video update on the Makibox. Since February of 2012, I have been blogging about the Makibox, which will be one of the first 3D printers out for less than … Continue reading

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12 may

Installing Solar Panels with Hak5

*, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects, Solar

Hak5 took on a new project. Installing Solar Panels.

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9 may

Fire Breathing Piranha Plant – Super Mario Bros

*, Games, Hardware, Home Projects

Ha, this is too funny. Do you like Super Mario Brothers?

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20 apr

Your Hak5 Update: Ubuntu Mobile, Portable Linux

*, Android, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects, Linux, News

You guys know that this is one of my favorite internet TV shows. Darren is back in the studio. The guys talked about some of their adventures and how people are recognizing them in public. The show is gaining in … Continue reading

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17 apr

What are DNS Servers and How do they Work?

***, Cloud Computing, DIY, Home Projects, howto, Internet, Linux, Windows

DNS stands for Domain Name Service. And a DNS Server is a web server that communicates and tells people / computers where written out host names and domain names exist on the Internet. It does this by translating a domain … Continue reading

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28 mar

The Windows 8 Media PC with a New SSD

***, Electronics, Entertainment, Hacking, Hardware, Home Projects, Internet, Internet Explorer, Media, Microsoft, Netflix, News, Windows

If you have been following this week, you have heard about my tragic Western Digital Drive failing. Lol, I am just kidding, these things happen all the time, and my Media PC got a good and solid 3 years out … Continue reading

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13 feb

Hidden Bed’s that Swap into Desk Space

*, Hardware, Home Projects

It is not because it is late, but there are some neat things that you can do to maximize the space you have. For example, if you are deciding whether a particular room should be for guests or as a … Continue reading

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2 feb

Glowing Baltimore Ravens vs San Fran 49ers Helmets

***, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Hardware, Home Projects, howto, News

I found this very cool DIY on how to create your own electroluminescent glowing NFL helmets for the Super Bowl, or for pretty much anything else for that matter. Using EL Panels, you can print out custom designs to paper … Continue reading

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