gadget-master

Featuring homemade electronic gadgets, the latest in development boards (Arduino, BeagleBoard, Raspberry Pi, etc), examples of cool design, and the latest and greatest (and most shiny) consumer gadgets.

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Dare you rise to the Robotics challenge?

Interested in Robotics? Like to rise to a challenge? Well, all Gadget Masters take note of the Roboteers programme at Embedded Live. Best-in-class prizes are up for grabs for robots that can pass the tests. The programme includes two technical workshops – one on embedded Linux and one on…

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Electronic Gadgets - Electronics Blog Awards 08

Electronics Weekly has launched a search for the best Electronics blogs, with its first ever Electronics Blog Awards. There are three categories: Mobile Comms, Electronic Hardware and Electronic Gadgets. To vote for a shortlisted blog in any of the categories, email  blogawards@electronicsweekly.com with its URL. The competition will…

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WitnessCam, super flashlight in top 10 gadgets

Coming in first this month was the Gadget master special featuring 7 designs that will make any house a safe and happy home. Alberto Ricci Bitti’s award-winning design, the WitnessCam, came in a close second, providing a cheaper and more practical alternative to off-the-shelf surveillance systems…

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LEDs, Neuroti-Kart in top 10 Gadget Masters

A special Gadget Master feature highlighting the best of LED designs led the way for the most popular entries for the month of April. Neuroti-Kart, the home-made electric go-kart – which is an oldie but a goodie – came a respectable second, still drawing in the crowds months after…

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Freeplay EyeMax Competition winner announced

Congratulations to Samantha Stevens, who is now the proud owner of the Freeplay EyeMax Radio. The answer to the question, “Which of the following designs combines a PIC and three constant buck converters to create an RGB LED controller?” was D – Pete decided to give his lamp a facelift. The…

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Top 10 Gadget Masters

Looking at the most popular Gadget Masters this month, we realised there must have been a Star Wars convention this month we didn’t hear about, because the most popular entry was the remarkable LED lightsaber. May the force be with you. Closely following behind was the rotating LED display…

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Top 10 Gadget Masters

It’s that time of the month again where we take at look at what were the most popular Gadget Masters for February. 1. Pete decided to give his lamp a facelift Making an ordinary lamp a work of art Seeing great potential in a normal, off-the-shelf product…

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