Proud new Dad, James is obsessive about his Arduino and Oculus Rift.
DIY Projects Editor, Product Reviews Editor and Lead Developer
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James's Latest Posts
Watch as befuddled users are both intensely frustrated, yet strangely calmed.
If you’ve ever tried to manually paste a code snippet like Google Analytics tracking code to your website by digging into PHP template files, you’ll know how daunting it can be. Filament.io makes it as simple as dragging and dropping. At least, that’s the promise. Getting Started Head over to filament.io and hit the sign-up […]
Miniaturisation is a wonderful thing: you can now play ROMs for virtually every retro gaming system ever on a Raspberry Pi computer the size of a NES cartridge.
The most interesting people I’ve met have been RPG players. Tabletop RPGs have been labelled as everything from satanic to the cause of suicides – but they’re really just a form of collaborative storytelling.
With the influx of new p2p movie streaming apps like Popcorn Time, and a system for copyright infringement notices about to begin in the UK, I thought it might an apt time to remind you of some basic torrenting safety guidelines. I’m not going to be preachy and pretend I don’t know what you use torrents […]
Siri can be amazing at times, but she can only do what Apple allows her to do. Not anymore.
In this video, we explain everything you might need to know if you’ve just bought a Raspberry Pi, or are thinking of buying one.
Do your part for the global “Linux distribution network” by building a dedicated, secure, torrent-downloading megalith that barely uses 10W of power. It will, of course, be based on a Raspberry Pi.
The LazePad Holder seems like a clever way to protect your iPad while increasing functionality. At the end of this review, you’d certainly want one!
Without wishing to scare you, the short answer is: it’s very easy for anyone to view your webcam. The long answer is: some networked webcams require nothing more than a secret URL, while most USB or built-in laptop webcams would need the computer to be compromised first. Here are three ways of viewing a webcam […]
I really hate WiFi, and you should too. If you own your own home or your landlord doesn’t mind a few holes in the wall, running gigabit Ethernet around the house is the best thing you can do for a faster computing experience. But what’s all this about Cat 6 or crossover cables? Here’s everything […]
Why pay $50 for a Tor proxy box when you can make your own with a Raspberry Pi and USB WiFi dongle?
Down time, server configuration, performance issues, software upgrades… running your own server can be a nightmare when all you want to do is focus on the content. Switch to dedicated WordPress hosting to focus on your content. For a long time I’ve enjoyed owning and running my own virtual private server (not sure what that […]
Plugins bother me – seeing a long list of them, each registering it’s own hooks and filters and … eugh. Sometimes a simple solution can be found with just a few lines in your functions.php file. Here are 10 of our favourites. Note that functions.php is a part of your theme, and as such any […]
Will the Gridseed ASIC miner be the Bitcoin-mining, money-making machines we want them to be?