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What’s new in GPIO Zero v1.3? – Ben Nuttall


Read Ben’s post for the latest update to GPIO Zero! http://bennuttall.com/whats-new-gpio-zero-v1-3/

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Robot Wars returns tonight!


I’m very excited that #robotwars returns on the BBC tonight (UK).  It’s been 12 years since it last aired and, this time around, it has the always interesting Dr Lucy Rogers on the judging panel and is being hosted by none other than Dara O’Briain. In the run up (it’s now just 30 minutes from the…

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Rii K12 Ultra Slim 2.4GHz Keyboard


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Here is the Rii K12 Ultra Slim 2.4GHz Keyboard. I should make it very clear, this is an ultra slim keyboard so it’s not suited to being your everyday keyboard. Where the ultra slim keyboard excels is in being very portable, as you’d expect. It is small; here it is pictured on my PC Specialist…

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HDMIPi Initial Setup


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The temporary HDMIPi setup (awaiting the Raspberry Pi B+ before getting everything wholly contained in the HDMIPi casing). The display itself is really nice. Bright, crisp, 1280×800 display with good view angles (horizontal better than vertical). Next step is to mount the B+ into the case and pick up a cheap keyboard+trackpad combo (wireless). Once…

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Interior lights update


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Next on the hit list was the interior lights….. gone is the yellow tinge after fitting LEDs. I used these. The end result is really nice, although the picture doesn’t really do it justice. Next will be the foot well lights!

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Polargs fitted


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I couldn’t stand that horrible yellow tinge of the side (DRL) lights, so fitted some Polargs this morning. They provide a much whiter light. I bought these: http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/180712488934?txnId=1234476503008

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Vauxhall Insignia Mats: £11.84 Delivered!


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Yeah I know, not that exciting but at £11.84 delivered I just had to share this one! The mats are supplied with fixing points for the front and an additional heel pad for the driver side.  All 4 mats fit perfectly and were just £11.84 delivered! They were purchased from Value Car Mats with the discount…

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2009 Vauxhall Insignia SE 2.0 CDTI 160


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’tis my new baby 🙂 Click the photo to enlarge it.

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Pebble app update brings better BT stability


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The latest Pebble app release brings with it improved Bluetooth connection reliability. That’s something I hope makes good inroads into the issues of connecting to Pebble after a shutdown.

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Fashionable Tech Trends: Latest Wearable Gadgets You Shouldn’t Miss


Photo courtesy of this_is_id via Flickr

Fashionable Tech Trends: Latest Wearable Gadgets You Shouldn’t Miss

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