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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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Garden Automation Project

I’ve been trying to get my vegetable garden going for a few years now with limited success. My main problem has been watering them at the appropriate times. I tried a water timer but did not satisfy need for better automation. So this is a story of my journey to smarter water automation :) I’ve […]

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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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ARKit

Was browsing the interwebs today and came across this interesting site offering kit homes [ http://arkit.com.au ]. Definitely a good option for getting a place up and running on a vacant block of land quick and ceaselessly (well sort of). Their products come pre built with all electrical and plumbing already done. Most kit homes […]

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Path 2.0

I’ve been using Path 2.0 on my iPhone for over a month now and really liking it. It’s great for sharing stuff between close friends and family. The UI is brillant, they have put a lot of effort in that front and it shows. Highly recommend this app. path.com

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How Does Google Protect Your Data in The Cloud?

Google has one of the largest and most secure clouds in the entire industry. You do not often hear of a successful distributed denial of service attack against Google and rarely are Google applications hacked (unless, of course, it reportedly comes from the Chinese government). How does Google keep the data centers that comprise its […]

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Learning the basics of HTML5 canvas

Netmagazine have posted a good guide on the basics of HTML5. Definitely worth checking out. By now you should already have a good idea about what canvas is and why it’s a fantastic part of HTML5. In this article, we will take a proper look at the features of canvas, from learning how to actually […]

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Google+ Could Revolutionise Customer Service

Circles is a feature that allows you to group your online connections so you can share information with only that group. It will allow you to create a group of like-minded users instead of broadcasting everything to the same group of friends or followers, like you would on Facebook or Twitter. http://www.bnet.com/blog/customer-management/google-could-revolutionize-customer-service/650?promo=713&tag=nl.e713

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Box.net

I’ve been using Box.net personally and professionally for quite a few months now. I’m very impressed with its features on the continuous improvements they have done. The workflow features are a stand out from a business point of view. Dropbox is great but for using as a document management system Box.net has it beat hands […]

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