Monthly Archives: July 2020

CBS Announces Functional Tricorder Replica for 2021

It’s taken 54 years, but soon, you’ll finally be able to buy a fully-functional version of the tricorder from Star Trek. Announced on the official website for the legendary sci-fi franchise, the replica will be built by The Wand Company, … Continue reading

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Fleischer’s Superman in 4K

Link Max and Dave Fleischer’s 1940s Superman cartoons are beloved. But the quality of the public domain videos online isn’t very good. Jose Argumedo ran the episode “The Bulleteers” through Waifu2x, a neural network upscaling application that recovered an incredible … Continue reading

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Pi-hole 5.1 released

As always, we recommend that you read through the release notes and ensure that this update is something you wish to install. Highlights Dark-mode You asked for it, we added it. Dark mode has been an often-requested feature. With Pi-hole … Continue reading

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A ZX80 With A Proper Case

A popular project among Hackaday readers is to recreate a piece of home computing or gaming hardware from the past, and in that endeavour we’ve seen some truly amazing projects. Usually they take the form of bare PCBs or custom … Continue reading

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Urban Camping in The Cave Tent

 | Buy Heimplanet’s innovative The Cave tent is a true wonder, using an inflatable airframe and ripstop nylon to pack up small, then set up in just a minute without any help. We took some time to enjoy this modern tent … Continue reading

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Apollo 16 @ 60fps

Link The 16mm footage that astronauts shot on the moon back in the early 1970s was only 12 frames per second, resulting in jittery images. Using modern technology, Dutch Steam Machine interpolated frames to 60 frames per second, resulting in … Continue reading

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RovyVon Aurora A7 Flashlight

 | Buy This keychain-sized flashlight features a CREE XP-G3 S5 LED that can produce up to 550 lumens of brightness. Its durable polycarbonate body glows in the dark, and its built-in LiPo rechargeable battery is juiced up via a Micro USB … Continue reading

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Ras Pi 4 Mod B Router Setup, Whos Done It? How To Make It Efficient?

I have a Ras Pi 4 Mod B, and its currently acting as a router with Ubuntu Server using iptables. I would like to know if anyone else in the community has done the same thing and what changes/alterations they … Continue reading

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BeeMonitor

“The aim of the project was to put together a system to monitor the health of a bee colony by monitoring the temperature and humidity inside and outside the hive over multiple years,” explains Glyn. “Bees need all the help … Continue reading

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