As luck would have it, my local Rite Aid drug store had the CR123A batteries I needed to power my new Spartan 1 watt blue laser. So, it’s time to put it head-to-head with the Arctic to see which one can rightfully claim the title of “most powerful portable laser”. You might be surprised at the results. (more…)
Dissatisfied with your feeble red dot laser pointer? Unimpressed by it’s light sabre-less looks? Then try this monster on for size. (more…)
Now that the U.S. government has given it’s blessing to iPhone jailbreaking, what the heck. My iPad doesn’t have 3G, so it’s time to give it a little 3G love. But beware! It’s not without risk and not without exposing a major security hole in iOS. (more…)
…to delete your iPhone data for good!
I tried to order one for home delivery online, but like many others, Apple’s website kept crashing whenever I tried to complete the order. So, I switched to an in-store reservation, knowing full well that it would be a madhouse at the Apple store on launch day. Wasn’t looking forward to that.
Since piquing my curiosity with the Amiga 2000 Video Toaster a little while back, I did more research and decided that I wanted to build an Amiga 4000 Video Toaster/Flyer rig. Why? See this site’s tagline above. Okay, more reasons why to follow. Read on…
My fascination with these unusual clocks continues and I have a couple of kits in the construction queue. I’m not very experienced with a soldering iron, and even less with electrical components, so this simple one-tube Nixie clock seemed like a good “primer” project to develop some skills. (more…)
Few things around the house fall under the category of “conversation piece”, but the Nixie Clock definitely fits the bill.