Category Archives: TECH

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This $230 Japanese Toaster Has a Three Month Waiting List

2 weeks ago

Unless you’re a true toast and marmalade connoisseur, chances are you pay little mind to your toaster aside from a somewhat considered industrial design that may or may not match…

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Rasptouch Opensource Audio Player, Powered by Raspberry Pi 3

3 weeks ago

Pirate radio, HAM radio and streaming/music player projects involving the Raspberry Pi can be found ALL over the interwebs, in the hobby shops and between the couch cushions, but while…

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LiquidPiston’s 4-lb Rotary Engine Shows What it Can Do

4 weeks ago

LiquidPiston has invented a new rotary type engine that is piston-less, valve-less, and weighs only four pounds. They published a proof of concept video for the XMv3 engine, shown powering…

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This Kit Helps Young Inventors Build Their Own Computer Using Minecraft

1 month ago

If you haven’t heard of Minecraft, some may consider you lucky. Others may be shocked. It’s a block-based, build-it-yourself video game that has become popular over the years with gamers…

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The $28 BrushKnob Speeds Up Your Digital Product Creation Workflow

1 month ago

By day, Wataru Kami is a concept artist at a production company in Tokyo, Japan. By night, he is a seasoned hardware tinkerer with one hand on the keyboard and…

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The WiCAM’s Open-Source Design Makes it More Than a Simple Spy Cam

1 month ago

It’s small–a little bigger than a box of matches–has a 120 degree wide-angle, 2-megapixel lens and can be placed anywhere you need another set of eyes. That’s the short list…

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NASA Calling Makers, Inventors and Artists to Help Develop Future Space Tech

2 months ago

There are people who dream about becoming a famous athlete. Then there are others who want to be an astronaut. Well, even if you’ll never make the cut to launch…

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The UDOO X86 Has 10X Power of Raspberry Pi, Powers Three 4k Screens

2 months ago

Tell me if this is an offer you could pass up. (I can’t.) An Intel Atom x5-E8000 or Celeron N3160 quad-core CPU, up to 8GB DDR3L dual-channel RAM, 8GB of…

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BaseLantern Camp Light Packs a Big Beam, Charges Mobile Devices

2 months ago

Sometimes you just need to unplug, pack up some snacks, grab the gear, and make for the hills. But just because you want a weekend free of social media and…