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All photos taken by space150.Use an Apple Watch to automagically open doors at home or at work with a tap on your wrist.

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Dic
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w_dsc8317_nologoTake your cup of Joe from classic to classified with a tilt-triggered spy camera. The trick is to modify two paper coffee cups — install the device in one, slide it into the second, and align holes cut in the bottoms of each. Two LEDs can be seen through the […]

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Dic
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Ready, Set, Joust! Win a Robotics Starter Kit from Make: and RadioShack

arduino, Contest, Featured, GreatCreate, RadioShack, Robot, Robotics, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Ready, Set, Joust! Win a Robotics Starter Kit from Make: and RadioShack 

02770168_03Now is your chance to win a Make: it Robotics Starter Kit! Read more to learn how.

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Nov
11

Smart Remote Control Doubles as Super Simple IR Sniffer

arduino, Arduino Yún, Electronics, GreatCreate, Infrared, IR, RadioShack, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Smart Remote Control Doubles as Super Simple IR Sniffer 

A mini breadboard fits perfectly snug between the Yún's header sockets.Want to sniff a remote control or other IR device's control codes? The Smart Remote Control will make quick work of that, combining an Arduino Yún with a simple solderless breadboard circuit.

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smrt_sniffCombine the Arduino Yún with a simple solderless breadboard circuit to create a homemade 'universal' remote control that you can navigate with your laptop or smartphone.

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Ago
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Never Forget to Set an Alarm. Because This Alarm Clock Sets Itself!

alarm, arduino, Arduino Yún, clock, Electronics, Featured, GreatCreate, RadioShack, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Never Forget to Set an Alarm. Because This Alarm Clock Sets Itself! 

1H1A5810Built with the Arduino Yún and using Temboo's online services, the SMART Alarm Clock automatically sets alarms based on Google Calendar events. And if you act quick and design an enclosure for this project you could win a Maker's Notebook!

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1H1A5810Combine the Arduino Yún with a TFT Touch Shield to assemble a homemade alarm clock that automatically sets alarms based on calendar events and even emails with the correct code word. And it looks cool too!

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Monitor the Health & Vitality of Your Home Garden with Weekend Projects

arduino, Electronics, Featured, gardening, GreatCreate, RadioShack, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Monitor the Health & Vitality of Your Home Garden with Weekend Projects 

ppp-1cropTwo Weekend Projects from our archives are ideal for challenging makers to hack their houseplants and collect data from their garden.

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Mar
28

Arduino Based Cellular Sensor Sentinel

arduino, ArduinoD14, Electronics, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Arduino Based Cellular Sensor Sentinel 

Sensor Sentinel System DiagramExpanding the capabilities of your Arduino is easily done by adding a shield. Plugging directly into an Arduino and typically including custom libraries for easy coding, sheilds provide a quick way to expand a project. In his Weekend Project: Cellular Sensor Sentinel, Adam Wolf uses a Seeed Studio GPRS/GSM Shield to send text messages when sensors are tripped.

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Dic
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Weekend Projects: Control Analog Servo Motors with Streams of Digital Data

analog, arduino, Featured, GreatCreate, RadioShack, servo, Weekend Projects Commenti disabilitati su Weekend Projects: Control Analog Servo Motors with Streams of Digital Data 

Create retro-looking dialplates to display streams of digital data from the Internet in just a few easy steps.Data Dial Dashboard joins our beginner-friendly electronics series, Weekend Projects, as a moderately difficult build. The case design and layout is fun and simple, made from balsa wood and uses ink or laserjet printouts for all the displays (or a laser cutter for those with access to one). Even the required soldering is nominal and pretty straightforward. The challenge then arises from what information to display, and how.

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