Category Archives: Geekery

Raspberry Pi FM transmitter: one short wire and a radio let you broadcast WAV files (Vine footage included)

Another Raspberry Pi project: how to turn RPi into an FM transmitter? Imperial College Robotics Society released this Python code that streams a simple (44.1 KHz, mono, 16 bit) audio WAV file into FM. How to prepare this recipe: download … Continue reading

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Sign of the times: Goodnight iPad – a parody picture book for the gadget-crazy kid in all of us.

Thanks to friend Paolo for showing me this! Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation is just a sign of the times… It had to happen… Oh, you can read it on paper or… on a Kindle!

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Apple’s new iPhone 5? Right in my hands! Exclusive test

Yes, it’s an iPhone 5 I’m holding! I’ve been able to test the brand new iPhone 5 for some time, and want to share some first-hand impressions with you. It’s really smaller, compared to an iPhone 4S, incredibily lighter and … Continue reading

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Why is 8-bit technology so important?

Nice post from Jason’s blog and a perfect question too: why is 8-bit technology so important these days? Simply put because it’s where we all come from! The most common 8-bit CPUs of the time included the Intel 8088 (used … Continue reading

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NASA’s Curiosity achievement, technology & some fun too!

A few things about great NASA Curiosity mission you may have missed! Apple was almost everywhere in this mission… just check out this photo of the EDL Ops Center (Entry-Descent-Land Operation) : Mac OS X looks like the weapon of … Continue reading

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Geeks and nerds are the coolest people on the planet! That’s what celebrities say! [video]

“GEEKS & NERDS ARE THE COOLEST PEOPLE ON THE PLANET” – it’s refreshing to hear music and film celebrities say that! Oh, by the way, just in case you were arguing the difference between a geek and a nerd, here … Continue reading

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Lego Brain Bricks: Build, Connect, Play (with an iPad, some electronics and a lot of Legos!)

Needless to say, I love this stuff! It just sums up some of the things I love the most: Lego, iPad gaming, some cool programming and some pretty electronics! LEGO® BrainBricks from Wonder Years on Vimeo. BrainBricks is a concept … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a geek and a nerd? A detailed infographic finally explains it all!

What’s the difference between a Nerd and a Geek? Who wins? Some Geek definitions as provided by Wikipedia: A derogatory reference to a person obsessed with intellectual pursuits for their own sake, who is also deficient in most other human … Continue reading

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Video Games Live: a concert event with orchestral music – video-game-based!

Video Games Live quickly became the biggest and most popular game concert in the world. The debut performance was launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic. Over 11,000 people … Continue reading

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Google’s sunglasses: Terminator look and Google’s augmented reality technology for the ultimate gadget

Google’s so-called “Terminator” glasses – they’re a pet project being developed at Google’s X laboratory, and will presumably place a computerized overlay on the real world. An exciting detail from the New York Times — the sunglasses will be ready … Continue reading

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