Monthly Archives: November 2020

Oktopus Blue Sea Watch

 | Buy Swiss-Danish watchmaker Linde Werdelin teamed up with James Thompson of Black Badger to create this stunning limited-edition automatic dive watch. It features a lightweight aerospace-grade ALW case, and a multi-layer glowing blue dial that gets more saturated as your … Continue reading

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Frugal Radio: SDR Guide Ep 6 – Trunk Tracking Public Safety Systems with UniTrunker and SDRTrunk

In this episode of Frugal Radio’s ongoing SDR Guide videos Rob demonstrates how he uses Unitrunker and SDR Trunk with SDRs like an RTL-SDR to monitor Public Safety networks in his area. Rob writes: This is a video demonstrating how … Continue reading

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Ultimate Atari Arcade Fight Stick

 | Buy | Link Powered by an internal Raspberry Pi 3B+, this 2-player gaming system comes with arcade joysticks, buttons, and a trackball, as well as over 100 licensed games from Atari. It includes arcade classics like Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile Command, along … Continue reading

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Best Mechanical Pencils 2020

Link Whether you’re an artist, designer, architect, scientist, or student, a pencil can come in handy for jotting down ideas that you might want to change. And a good mechanical pencil gives you a precision point without the need for … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 8mm Film Telecine

Hi all! So a while back I mentioned I was making a film scanner (telecine) for my final year university project. I then promised once it was all done I would post about it here so here we go! To … Continue reading

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“Artificial Sun” Lighting Via Old Satellite Dishes

Real sunlight is a beautiful thing, but due to the vagaries of Earth’s orbit and local weather systems, it’s not available all the time. [Matt] decided this wasn’t good enough, and set about building a rig to replicate the sun’s … Continue reading

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What’s Your Face LED Mask

 | Pledge | Link And the 2020 award for creepiest Kickstarter goes to… Neon Culture’s What’s Your Face LED Mask. This programmable costume lets you replace your face with another with the tap of your phone screen. It has over 2,000 individual LEDs … Continue reading

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Ddiin Exlicon Drawing Tool

 | Pledge | Link This unusual but versatile drawing tool from Hong Kong has a name that sounds like a character from The Mandalorian. It uses a set of modular bars that connect to a center wheel, allowing you to draw all kinds … Continue reading

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Apple HomePod Mini

 | Buy Despite being just 3.3″ tall, Apple’s smart speaker kicks out room-filling 360º sound. Its spherical mesh enclosure looks great, and it works as a wireless audio system, voice-based smart home controller, and personal assistant for up to six different … Continue reading

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Rogue Amoeba audio apps now compatible with macOS Big Sur ahead of public release

Today’s “One more thing” Apple event will likely include details on the release date for macOS 11 Big Sur. Ahead of that, Rogue Amoeba has announced that all of its audio products are now compatible with Big Sur, though some … Continue reading

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