Watch the work of Steak Studio, over ten days, on its “liquid pixel display project”, where 408 fish pumps, via 3,000 connections, are wirelessly controlled from the phablet and its S Pen.
He says the circuit “implements phase-control of heaters, adjusting their power smoothly from zero to around 95% of the rated power, keeping the room temperature to within 1 or 2 degrees, while using few components”.
We’re all for BeagleBoards here on Gadget Master and this is one I meant to flag before – Texas Instrument’s system has a little brother: the BeagleBone, powered by the company’s Sitara ARM Cortex-A8 processor.
Based on an Arduino UNO microcontroller, it’s programmed for ten different levels of difficulty, with an Arduino Motor Shield operating the motorfaders, reports Engadget.
Time for another competition! The theme we are taking for this one is Google’s Android platform. So, taking a cue from a previous Gadget Master post – Android phones hack their way with IOIO breakout – let’s have an Android related prize!
This is a good one – a whistle-activated light switch. Hold a note to turn it on, and whistle again to turn it off.
This is a good one about Apple’s voice controlled assistant, Siri. It’s from our sister site New Scientist – Siri hack lets you adjust thermostat with your voice
Anyone who has ever tried to use GPS navigation while cycling knows it can be somewhat lacking in comparison to driving a car, as it’s impossible to keep your eyes on the road and on the screen at the same time.