We wrote about Google’s Chrome Experiments earlier in the year – see Coders make grand art – so it’s only fair to make room on Gadget Master for a similar new Google initiative: Android Experiments.
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.
I think it’s fair to say a Gadget Master could be characterised as having an open and inquisitive mind, or maybe you might just want some official acknowledgement of your existing expertise or experience, in the form of a course certificate… Anyway, I think this one is worth highlighting on the Gadget Master blog – easy access to a range ...
Just a quick post to flag there is another issue, just out, of the excellent Raspberry Pi magazine, MagPi. It's number five.
A news story for Gadget Masters to note, from interface chip supplier Future Technology Devices International (FTDI). The company is tapping in to the Arduino open-source community to simplify the design of USB 2.0 interfaces in embedded systems - it has introduced a development kit for its Vinculo USB 2.0 platform.
Here's a good book for all budding Gadget Masters that has only just come to my attention - 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer by Randy Sarafan, who is described as a New Media artist but may be better known to you through his work for the excellent Instructables.com.
Thanks to reader Alan Metcalfe for bringing this to Gadget Master's attention. He describes it as "a simple Mr Spock circular (resistor) calculator, to cut-out and make".
Well, here's a great resource in a similar vein - a site dedicated to "built-for-fun electric vehicles". Electric go karts, to you and me. See buggies.builtforfun.co.uk/index.php
Here is an excellent resource, certainly worth bookmarking if you are creating your own LED lighting systems - the LED series/parallel array wizard.
Here's an interesting resource for prospective gadget builders interested in how machines work. It's the website for an old TV series, from the late 1980s, called The Secret Life of Machines.