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Embedded StarWars playing with ESP8266

Few month I was already playing with fantastic ESP8266 device when I have stumbled upon MicroPython Kickstater project. After a few days of compiling and learning Micropython I have flashed my first ESP12 and I was ready to try out nice project (by Steve Stagg). Mini OLED display is inserted in (modified) 3D Printed case . Soon I will add few buttons (hence the modification) and Li-ion battery with charger

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HackaDay Badge with Accelerometer

Souvenir from Hackaday event held on 9.April is a nice badge. It had a empty space for small hardware upgrade (3-Axes Gyroscope + Accelerometer Module) that must be filled! :) PCB supports placement of both GY-521 and ADXL345, but designer recommended GY-521 that (naturally) I had in my “magic box” with components… after simple soldering procedure, original firmware recognised module and simple Accelerometer demo with 8bit graphics become operational… Module

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How to upgrade Openelec 5.0.x to 6 (Raspberry Pi)

OpenElec will not auto update between major releases in order to avoid breaks (possible with some specific hardware configurations). In this tutorial I’ll try to save you some time and explain how to manually upgrade Openelec (will focus on Raspberry Pi but should work with other devices. 1. Backup Always backup! Best way to do is to eject micro SD card and plug it to you computer and use some

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Will you buy a Raspberry Pi 2 for $35?

If you are not already wandering where to buy Raspberry Pi 2 then you have not yet heard the good news… New Raspberry Pi 2 is available under the same price as old model, just $35! What is new when you compare Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi Model B+ ?   Short list includes: Good news: 1. New Raspberry 2 uses the same case! Say hooray to all those

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