James is a keen gamer, and records Technophilia - an awesome but somewhat NSFW technology podcast - weekly with Justin and Dave.
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Do you want a car like K.I.T.T. from Knightrider? Well, you can’t have one, but the Garmin Head-Up Display (HUD) dashboard-mounted windshield projector might take you one step closer to the car of the future.
Here are 6 things do with a laser pointer once you’re all pointed out.
Holidays are coming and there’s never been a more exciting time to be a geek. So here’s my selection of fantastic geeky gifts for under $50 – gadgets needn’t be expensive.
Are you bored? Might as well build a laser turret.
“Family friendly” is sometimes a label applied to video games that might otherwise be described in a polite manner as “not very good at all”. Most developers see the family market as easy to please – they’re only kids and old people after all – so the budget and effort that gets spent on AAA […]
(mt) Media Temple is not your average website hosting company, and their Grid shared hosting service is miles beyond any shared hosting I’ve ever used.
Smashing wine glasses and popping balloons is obviously fun in and of itself – that’s just how I roll. But combined with a DSLR camera and an Arduino, it can also make for some interesting photographs. That’s exactly what we’ll be doing today. Project Basics There are two parts to this project really – the […]
The HP Chromebook 11 is the latest offering, a partnership between HP and Google with an 11-inch screen and 6-hour battery.
The 500 Internal Server Error is the most unhelpful and nondescript bane of web developers everywhere. It’s a catch-all error message that can literally mean anything. Sometimes, your WordPress site gives no error at all and just shows a blank page. How on earth are you supposed to figure out what’s wrong? It happens to […]
Learning electronics with an Arduino is fun, but using one to scare the life out of trick-or-treating children is just downright heavenly.
WordPress is an amazing CMS that has opened the world of publishing to everyone, but it can also be horribly slow. Here are a few plugins and server-level changes you can make to give your site an instant speed boost. Strap in, and please keep your hands and feet inside the ride at all times. […]
While you bounced plumbers around collecting coins, I was constructing glorious empires, establishing global trade networks and wrangling with the world of corporate financing.
Today, I’ll be putting the Apple AirPort Extreme through its paces, seeing how much of a benefit I’ll achieve over the top tier router supplied by my cable company.
Keep blogging simple. Ghost is a new blogging platform built upon Node.js. Unlike WordPress, which has become a real behemoth of a CMS over the years and runs on outdated PHP/MySQL technology, Ghost promises to simplify things right back to where they began: pure, unadulterated blogging. Main Features Ghost began as a Kickstarter last year […]
Tilt-shifting is a popular way of presenting digital photos which “miniaturises” a scene – giving the impression it’s a toy or model diorama. Several tools now exist which can help you apply this effect to existing photos, so let’s take a look at your options. Fundamentals Before we get into the tools themselves, it’s important […]