While organising to have some business cards printed for networking at an upcoming conference, I could not find anything which I thought were both professional and ‘geeky enough’. As a result, I did what any self-respecting geek would do: Attempted to over-engineer a ‘solution’ to a trivial problem. This is...

As part of new project to monitor a few systems around the house I have been looking for a stable way to collect and transmit data to a central location as part of a sensor network. This project lead me to the RFM22B, after a recommendation from a colleague around...

Earlier today I made a trip down to a local electronics store looking for a low cost Telstra 3G dongle I could pull apart for use in a project. I found exactly what I was looking for in a AUD$25.00 Telstra E353T dongle, however, much to my dismay, they were...

As part of a recent project, I have had to take a crash course in I2C in order to interface with a number of sensors - namely an accelerometer and gyroscope. I’ve included some of the issues I came across in this post, as it may assist someone else out...

Although far from perfect, and a little bit - okay, a lot - verbose on the serial console, I’ve compiled and uploaded an ArchLinux MK802 image which is working on my MK802 1GB. It’s worth noting that the image itself is only 2GB as it was built for a 2GB...