Specifically designed to sit inside a gum pack the camcorder can record up to 33 hours of low-res video. At 15fps the device records directly to a microSD card and my record for about two hours on a single charge. When the juice runs out, recharge via USB.Here is a video clip of footage used from the Spy Camera Continue Reading
DIY: FlavioUSB FanEven with the inexpensive USB fans available sometimes it’s just more fun to build one yourself. Here is a quick video tutorial whereby you need two CDs, a motor, some cable a lighter and a little time and you’ll be cool (although not looking) at the click of a USB connection. Source: Click here if you can’t view the video: YouTube Continue Reading
Walking Robot Has One Hell Of A ShowAfter some USB YouTube browsing I came across this little number. This walking robot has one hell of a show. Check it out. If you cannot view the video click here. Continue Reading
USB Tengu Is Your Front ManUpdate: The Tengu is now available from ThinkGeek for only $45ish. SolidAlliance might be on to something with their USB Tengu, self talking USB gadget. At the size of a cigarette box this guy comes to life upon USB connection. The LEDs turn bright red into a friendly face, then reacts to music and sound – ideal for those looking for anonymity and in need of a front man (Jeffrey Skilling could have used this a couple years ago).
The Tengu is now available from ThinkGeek for only $45ish so shut down that YouTube video and click over to grab your Tengu today. After all, everyone needs a front man.Source: New Launches Continue Reading
USB Fine Art; Video VersionI did a write up on the USB Fine Art Exhibition a while back and selected only a handful of images. Here is a video version of the entire collection. This would be a little more entertaining with music. Enjoy. If you cannot see the video, click here for permalink. Continue Reading
7 Wireless Technologies Which Make the World Go RoundWireless technology is everywhere. Whether it’s buzz about something new or a product currently available, I cannot go through a day without reading or bumping into something related to wireless technology.There are seven built in wireless technologies that make the world go round. When I say “built in” I’m talking about products which have wireless technology inside the device. Most familiar to most people are Wireless USB, Bluetooth and RFID. However, there are four more technologies you should at least know about. So here are all seven technologies: WUSB, Bluetooth, RFID, WiMedia, UWB, NFC and ZigBee. Continue Reading
Hand Crank USB Lego ChargerSo here is a simple project to groom your child into the geek parent you are. Over at Hacked Gadgets Alan pointed out a “how-to” on creating your own USB charger from Lego’s.
The charger uses a Lego motor to generate current which passes through a voltage regulator and off to the USB port. If you don’t already have the Lego motor you can pick them up at target and the voltage regulator at Radio Shack. When all done, rather then sending your kid to time-out, have them hand-crank and recharge your favorite MP3 player. Here is a picture of the hand crank with electronics already installed. Continue Reading
USB Beverage Cooler Gets Down to 20 DegreesWith summer time coming up, a small investment into a USB beverage cooler isn’t a bad idea. Especially after hearing the USB cooler actually works. I have a feeling some of my PayPal dollars will be going towards this real soon. If you can’t see the video, click here. Continue Reading
AppleTV Video Review: A First Look by Father BillFather Bill does an excellent job of showing you what’s under the hood of an AppleTV. If you are thinking about buying an AppleTV, this is a great review with real world examples. If you cannot see the AppleTV video review, click here. Continue Reading
The Magic Jumping USB ShoeThere is really nothing to say, just watch the video. Fricken crazy. How the hell did he get the shoe to jump that high? If you can’t see the magic jumping USB shoe, click here. Continue Reading
ShowCase: Boot AppleTV from USBAnother Update: Use external drive via USB for unlimited storage! Update: The guys at AwkwardTV.org have been very busy. Here are some quick links to their wiki site with some great AppleTV hacks.
- The full deal on How To Boot AppleTV from USB
- Backup your original Hard Drive Save a bit perfect image before you play
- Prepare a Hard Drive for use in the AppleTV
- Enable SSH Without Opening the Apple TV (work still in progress)
- Enable Remote Desktop (VNC)
- How To Enable Mouse (Cursor) on the AppleTV