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IFTTT.com Maker Channel

I’ve been messing with micro controllers for a few years now and been a avid fan of ifttt.com. Now ifttt.com have released a new channel to their site which is a real game changer. This channel is ‘Maker’. You can basically trigger on ifttt.com an event by executing a web request (POST, GET or Curl). […]

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MYO Motion controller

I pre-ordered this device a while back as soon as I saw it. It has some really cool real world applications. Like controlling your iphone, presentations, volume controls on your PC or laptop, web browsing, etc. I’m excited to see how developers integrate this device with other products as it becomes more available. Official site

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Leap Motion

A new motion control device has just been released. I’m pretty excited about this one but the MYO has me more excited as you can take it anywhere. The Leap Motion you need to be sitting down at a desk to really use it. I’ll probably still end up picking one up though :) Check […]

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Google Glass

I’m very keen to get my hands on the Google Glass. They are talking that it might be out by the end of 2013. I will be wearing these to work and around the house :) I have a few ideas I want to develop with these :) The Verge have had a chance to […]

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Belkin WeMo Switches

The Belkin WeMo is switch that you can control through your iphone that turns power off and on. I been interested in getting these for a while now and Belkin have just released them in Australia. I got one last week to trial it out and so far I’m very impressed. It took me less […]

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Google Nexus 7

I must admit I have fallen in love with Apple products over the last few years. The iPad is the must ever used gadget I have owned. I have been getting a bit bored though with the iOS and want to try something new. The Google Nexus might just tempt me with its price point […]

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Arduino

I’ve recently started playing around with Arduino. I started out with the beginners kits and have that has exploded a ton of ideas of projects I want to create. My first thoughts were to control my fan in my network rack with some logic to turn them on and off based on temperature ranges. After […]

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Energy Monitoring

I recently got Solar installed and can monitor how much it’s generating and how much power we are consuming in the house. It’s very addictive to try and get it down as much as possible.. esp when you can see in real time how much each extra light now is costing. I’m using this device: […]

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Flash to HTML5

Looking for a way to convert your old Flash files to HTML5. Google has your answer :) Meet google swiffy. I haven’t tried it out yet but sounds very promising. http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/18/google-swiffy-extension-exports-flash-to-html5-actionscript-fan/

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5 Must-Try Products From Y Combinator’s Demo Day

Some interesting new startups which you should check out. I definitely like the sound of Kicksend, for easy sharing of files. Mashable

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