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Flash Hack – How to Remote Control your Manual DSLR Flash!

For those of you who want to remote control your manual DSLR flash, there’s an easy circuit you can make and control the intensity of the flash and the flash itself with a remote control.

I know the DSLR world charges a ton of money for simple stuff life this, here’s how you can beat that world and do it yourself.

For me, an ideal strobist flash would be

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Apple Hack – How to Hack Apple Earbud Remote!

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Apple has been doing so much to keep their competition at the bay including making their Apple earbud remotes to be undecipherable.  Well, there’s a hack for that, check out this great article that shows you how to reverse engineer the Shuffle remote control. #AppleFAIL

In March 11th, 2009, Apple introduced the third generation iPod shuffle. Shortly thereafter, criticism[1] was raised regarding the presence of a proprietary chip inside the shuffle headphones, said by some to be an auth

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Gameboy Advance Hack – How to Make a Gameboy Advance Infrared Remote Control!

Although the project is still in the works, Markus Hirsch is working on a custom, infrared remote control for his Game Boy Advance for which he says there’s no standard remote control that works on it:

There are many universal remote controls out on the market. None of them have the features of a GameBoy Advance fittet with a little infrared transeiver and a functional program. It features a grafical interface with customable buttons. The signal information can be sampled fr

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Mac DIY – How to Remotely Control your Mac using Open Source VNC!

There are many free PC/Mac remote control services such as GoToMyPC.  There’s also VNC, which is open source version of those.  You will need to install server/client software on both ends of the computers, just like GoToMyPC.   Using Chicken of VNC, you can now remotely control your Mac and here’s a great site detailing how to do that.

One more note, you can use free services like

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DIY iPhone Controlled R2D2!

Here’s the cool R2D2 robot of the day, one that can be controlled via an iPhone!  I have to say this is becoming more realistic than all that other junk they sell online, awesome!

I found a way to remote control my R2D2 with an iPhone. I’ve got minimal control working now. Once I perfect it, I will share more details, but for now this will wet your appetite. In the videos I demonstrate controlling a servo and the dome motor using an iPhone using the accelerometer (tilting

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Best Ionic Air Purfier Review!

If your house doesn’t get much fresh air or simply you need to purifie it, you do have a choice, that of getting an ionic air purifier.

You need to get an ionic air purfier, not just a generic air purifier.  There’s a bunch of “regular” air purifiers out on the market today but they are not as efficient nor recommended as the ionic ones.

The PlasmaWave Air Pur

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Auto-Fold Baby Stroller!

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Here’s an innovative Auto-Fold Baby Stroller, which will fold/unfold itself using a remote control plus the on-board battery charges itself by the wheels turning on the stroller.  This will be great for dads/moms who constantly have to fold it everytime they go out with the baby.

The stroller itself has safety features that will disable the folding mechanism but I think that’s my only worry, what if the sensor breaks and your child gets folded along with the mechanism?  That’d m

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LED RGB Lightbulb with Remote Control!

LED RGB Lightbulb with Remote Control!

Here’s a cool LED RGB Lightbulb that comes with a remote control.  The best part is that it’s even got flash, strobe, fade, and smooth mode for ultimate party light control.

LED color changing light bulb with wireless remote for use in any standard incandescent socket. Have a sign currently illuminated with boring white light? Own a bar or restaurant and want to really make your decorations stand out? Well here is the answer, the RGB (red, green, blue) colored LED lighting bulb. Can be used in a single

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DIY – HOWTO Make a Serial port IR Receiver!

Here’s a cool DIY on how to make your own serial port IR receiver.

What does it do you ask?

Well, IR receiver can be used for controlling any IR devices or reading from them such as TVs, DVDs, etc…etc…

The best part about this DIY is that it can be used for making your custom DIY media center.

This circuitry allows you to control your computer with a simple remote, like the one you already use for your TV-set. It’s very useful when you want to control a DVD or an mp3 player without having to stay at the

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Wind-up Cranking Remote Control!

With the wind-up cranking remote control, couch potatoes will now be able to get some real motivation for working out those fingers.  Better yet, get a Wii Fit.

Our Wind Up Remote Control not only lets you survey and control your multimedia empire from the sofa armed with just one for all remote controls, this handy device is a completely battery free remote control so there are no batteries to replace, ever!

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