General Wandering

Hotel TV + Amazon Fire Stick Problem

Hotel TV + Amazon Fire Stick Problem

General Wandering
For the last couple of months, when I travel with work I have been taking my Amazon Fire Stick with me so I can catch up with the new Top Gear called The Grand Tour. One thing I will say is that I have been slightly disappointed with it, I understand the need for it to be humours but it also omits information about the cars that I would actually like to know. I keep my Fire Stick in an old Bose headphones leather case, it fits perfectly. Anyway yesterday I rocked up to my hotel, plugged in my Fire Stick and went to change the source to HDMI. After 5 minutes of searching the TV for some buttons I couldn’t find a thing. Next I took a look at the remote only to find it missing the buttons needed to change the source. A quick google for the Samsung TV model HG40ED690DB (Type No
Minecraft Bluetooth Ore

Minecraft Bluetooth Ore

General Wandering, Tinkering
Recovered - Minecraft Cube A few years ago I made a bluetooth minecraft cube for a friends birthday. It got featured on hackaday.com of which I was and still am an avid reader. This for me was a great achievement :) Anyway somewhere along the line I actually managed to loose all of the information on the build! I was devastated. Long story short I think the traffic I got from HAD managed to get it archived by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. So Im putting here for reference rather than anything else. Having read it, it's not that good, missed some key info and source code but was fun to do and I wanted to have it here to remember. I posted it on the forum on DangerousPrototypes.com and got featured on their blog too. Original Article After my flowers went down a treat on...
Valentines Day – A Blinky Bouquet

Valentines Day – A Blinky Bouquet

General Wandering, Tinkering
Again this is very much a blast from the past, early 2013 to be exact. Got me my first mention on hackaday.com and on the dangerousprototypes.com blog! It started on the DP forum but have copied here for my reference.   Hello All, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post something like this as its not really that electronically advanced. But it was fun to make so I thought I would share :) Long story short, I get alot of stick for not buying flowers (I think they are a waste of money) so I decided that I was going to make some that would never die. My first step was to find some way to make flowers, I decided on felt because I could buy it cheap from ebay. Some googling lead me to this tutorial for making LED flowers out of felt (http://techdiy.blogspot.co.uk/2007/10/...