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04 MARCH 2017 | 73,010 views

Raspberry Pi Zero W external antenna mod

With the release of the new Raspberry Pi Zero earlier this week we ordered one from The Pi Hut to...

22 OCTOBER 2016 | 44,065 views

Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Our new Ford Focus arrived on Thursday this week and the 2016 model in the United Kingdom is now shipped...

28 APRIL 2017 | 36,741 views

Building a Linux server with an Asus Tinker Board

For several years, we have been using a Raspberry Pi as a small Linux server for monitoring our solar...

21 JULY 2019 | 35,270 views

Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart speaker Teardown

In the summer prime sale at Amazon we purchased a third generation Amazon Echo Dot which is a small...

07 MARCH 2016 | 34,307 views

Raspberry Pi 3 UART Overlay Workaround

Update: 19th March 2016 There is now a new Raspbian Jessie release dated 2016-03-18 which no longer...

23 NOVEMBER 2013 | 28,749 views

DIY Pick and Place V2 Project Complete

The DIY pick and place machine project is now finally running and is able to place the components for...

04 DECEMBER 2015 | 25,539 views

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Today the new 3rd Gen Nest Learning Thermostat with hot water control arrived which we had ordered...

14 MARCH 2016 | 24,469 views

Raspberry Pi 3 UART Boot Overlay Part Two

Updated on 19th March 2016 for new Raspbian Jessie release changes. Following on from the previous...

18 SEPTEMBER 2019 | 17,891 views

Oculus Rift broken Cable repair attempt

I purchased my Oculus Rift headset back in July 2016 and since then it has had a lot of use. Last month...

10 AUGUST 2019 | 16,840 views

Echo Dot 3rd Gen Digging Deeper

Following from the Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart speaker Teardown post we have been exploring how the Echo...

19 FEBRUARY 2017 | 15,467 views

HP MediaSmart EX475 VGA Port Mod and Linux Install

For many years we have used our old HP MediaSmart EX475 (WHS) Windows Home Server box as a secondary...

03 DECEMBER 2019 | 14,453 views

Amazon Echo Input Teardown

In the black Friday sale at Amazon we purchased an Amazon Echo Input which is a small voice-controlled...