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Forget Pies & Brandy: 8 Arduino Projects To Fill Your Holidays

DIY

Forget Pies & Brandy: 8 Arduino Projects To Fill Your Holidays

Has your Arduino been sitting around gathering dust? Well, no more. Today I’ve scoured Instructables to find 8 fun, family friendly, or just really cool Arduino projects for you to have a go at these Christmas holidays, inbetween the bouts of pies and brandy of course. If you’re stuck for Christmas ideas, an Arduino might be an ideal gift for children or the hacker in your life.

James Bruce December 9, 2012
Forget Pies & Brandy: 8 Arduino Projects To Fill Your Holidays
What Do You Think Of Social Logins? [MakeUseOf Poll]

Internet

What Do You Think Of Social Logins? [MakeUseOf Poll]

It started with Facebook logins, and it’s now spread far beyond that. Social logins are everywhere, including right here on MakeUseOf, and they’re as controversial as they are common. On the one hand, these logins are a great way to log in quickly and effortlessly, and save you from having thousands of accounts and passwords. On the other hand, you might not want to compromise a sensitive account such as Facebook just to log in somewhere. What do you think?

Yaara Lancet December 9, 2012
What Do You Think Of Social Logins? [MakeUseOf Poll]
Is Photography Dead? The Mobile Photo Explosion [INFOGRAPHIC]

Web Culture

Is Photography Dead? The Mobile Photo Explosion [INFOGRAPHIC]

It seems like only yesterday that I was taking my camera film to the store to be developed. Then I would return a few days later to discover that I had messed up a lot of the photos with heads missing, people cut in half, badly lit rooms, red eyes making people look like vampires….and I would end up cursing the amount of money I had just spent getting the roll of film developed. But then digital cameras came along…….

Mark O'Neill December 9, 2012
Is Photography Dead? The Mobile Photo Explosion [INFOGRAPHIC]
Google Adds Community Forums To Google+ [Updates]

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Google Adds Community Forums To Google+ [Updates]

On Thursday, Google rolled another social networking tool for Google+ users, called Communities, which looks and feels similar to regular Google+ streams, but are topic-based, rather than user-based, forums. The role of Communities is for users to share rich conversations about shared topics of interests—be it a private book club, a hobby, a local neighborhood project, an international forum about a particular issue, or anything in between.

Bakari Chavanu December 8, 2012
Google Adds Community Forums To Google+ [Updates]
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