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How And Why To Make Your Own Camera Rig

Making movies on mirrorless cameras has become a wildly popular alternative to expensive cinema cameras or even DSLRs (and if you’re still using one, then find out why you should ditch that DSLR). Many people are making extraordinary films or online content for a fraction of the cost of “traditional” filmmaking tools. That said, consumer […]

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Meet The Arduino Killer: Esp8266

Wi-Fi is an essential bit of kit for any Internet of Things (IoT) DIY projects, but our favorite Arduino doesn’t come with Wi-Fi, and adding in a Wi-Fi shield can bring the total cost to around $40. What if I told you a there’s an Arduino-compatible dev board with built-in Wi-Fi for less than $10? […]

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Fritzing – The Ultimate Tool For Sketching Out Electronics Projects [cross Platform]

Despite sounding like an alcopop, Fritzing is actually an incredible bit of free software you can use to create circuit and component diagrams for use with rapid-protoyping electronics boards such as the fantastic open-source Arduino. As such, it’s open source too, entirely cross platform and well supported – you can almost guarantee that it can […]

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3 Ways To Boot Multiple Oses On A Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has so many strengths. It’s flexible, suitable for acting as a desktop computer just as easily as it can capture stop motion video. The Pi’s versatility and portability transcends pretty much any small form computer, thanks to an imaginative user base, and great support from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. But it does […]