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Most read Gadget Master posts in 2014

Here’s a Gadget Master Top Ten, but let’s ring in a change to mark December – let’s take a look at the year as a whole, to see the most popular posts of 2014…

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From Mindstorms to Intel Edison for low-cost Braille printer

This one is worthy of attention for a whole host of reasons.

Not only is a young Gadget Master successfully punching well-above his weight, his original development of Lego’s Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit is now being used to provide a low-cost Braille printer.

The BBC has reported…

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Gadget Watch: Asus ZenWatch brings Android Wear to your wrist

My impression was that things had gone quiet on the smart watch front, with the Android Wear announcements and the Apple Watch heraldry, but here comes another.

Asus is one of the more interesting companies in the Gadget space, IMHO, and they have launched the ZenWatch, with its curved glass…

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A TI TMS9900 take on “eyeballing for donations”

It’s always great to hear the Gadget Master blog has helped inspire real Gadget Masters. Stuart C., for example, received our newsletter a week or so ago that highlighted a “Classic” post involving the use of an Arduino to rotate an eye ball and collect donations in a tin…

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Source that key component!

I think this is one for Gadget Masters, for sourcing components used in your latest project. Check out our site’s new “Electronic Component Comparison” functionality…

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Giving the Pi (OpenCV) eyes

We’re always happy to flag the latest issue of the excellent The MagPi, for all things Pi-based, and the November 2014 issue is now available for free download…

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Hail the home automation competition winner!

Hail Gadget Master Frederick Vandenbosch. He has just won a “Forget Me Not” challenge in which 15 finalists were challenged to create a home automation system inspired by the internet of things…

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