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Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Maker Monday #16

MintyBoost USB Charger Kit v3.0  We depend on our electronics to work, but sometimes we forget to charge them and we end up somewhere without an electrical outlet to charge them. Try this portable mini-USB charger kit – one you could build yourself!  https://tinyurl.com/q7tlmf4   http://makezine.com/projects/mintyboost-usb-charger-kit-v3-0/   Want to go eco-friendly? Try this one with […]

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Maker Monday #15

LEGO Robotics PLUS   For those of you who have worked a lot with LEGO robotics kits be it NXT/Mindstorms, EV3 or even WeDo, you know that at some point you feel like you need an expansion. There are certain limits to the LEGO systems. What if you could expand the opportunities with LEGO by […]

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Maker Monday #14

3D Printed Wearables There is lots of cool technology that we wear today – pedometers, devices that track our heart rate or the number of calories we have burned, wrist-watch cell phones and more. However, 3D printers can make a lot of cool wearables that are even more innovative than the wearable technology that we […]

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Maker Monday #13

Revisiting Electronics: Intel Galileo Intel and Ardunio announced in October 2013 the new Galileo board. And this is big news! The board is Linux-based and it is compatible with Arduino ecosystems. Here are some of the amazing features:  http://makezine.com/2013/10/03/10-great-intel-galileo-features/ But, what is this? Galileo is a microcontroller board based on the 32-bit Intel Pentium Processor […]

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