Who doesn’t love a free Hypervisor (VMware/Hyper-V alternative) that is very capable! When downloading the main client, make sure you also grab a copy of the Extension Pack. This will give you a few extra handy features that will make…
Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform that is powered by a massive community of makers, tinkerers, and DIY enthusiasts. The software itself runs on numerous hardware and software platforms including the Raspberry Pi, Tinkerboard, Odroid, and Intel NUCs….
Scanning your networks for devices could never be easier with Angry IP scanner. We use it to find the IP address of all kinds of devices we plug in to the network. Sometimes a devices comes pre-configured and we don’t…
If you require a super easy way to format and install an image onto an SD card then this is the tool for you. We use it primarily for imaging Raspberry Pi Micro SD’s. However you can use is for…
It feels like a very long time since I last posted about the powerwall! So where are you at? I hear you asking. I have two words for you. ‘Cell Fusing’. Yep, that’s right, I am still fusing individual cells.
It’s a Sunday…and it’s raining! So why not revisit one of the old projects and see if we could make some improvements!
I have never really been a Podcast listener, however, in the last 6 months, one particular podcast caught my interest. This particular podcast titled “Darknet Diaries” was able to hold my interest for more than a few minutes.
Finally some time for an UPDATE! The short story…I finally processed enough 18650 cells to start the build. For the long story, keep reading and check out the video. In this post, I am going to walk through some of the bits and pieces I have had to gather and sort out prior to starting the cabinet install.
Recently, I have had a few requests for a “How To” configure the TVheadend server. This article will cover off on the basics to get you up and running. If you want to review the hardware requirements then check out the build post here.
Why has the blog been so quiet I hear you ask…..Well…I started work on a DIY Powerwall from recycled laptop batteries. Yes, you heard correctly, I have started building a Tesla style power-wall?from 18650 batteries.
I have a projector out in the theatre room, however, this same room does not have any coax run for TV reception. Nor does the projector have a tuner for Digital TV. Thus the idea for the RPi TV streamer!
Its small, its cheap, its easy and its suited to the DIY Maker. The Raspberry Pi has revolutionised the internet of things making computers and programming accessible for everyone around the world. This is a brief history or snapshot of the legendary hardware.