Yes, the Mac is a tremendous productivity tool. Of course it’s a terrific device for organizing your life. It can also be a monumental waste of time. And that is exactly what this week’s video is about—the Mac as entraining time-waster.
Want to place your iCal calendar on the wall in digital form? Here's how.
Your Mac can already talk to all kinds of electronic devices. But there are plenty of other gizmos that your Mac can’t communicate with: motors, robots, external LCD displays, and sensors of all sorts. You’ll need a microcontroller to connect hobbyist hardware to your Mac. Brian Jepson shows you how it’s done.
Though this marks the sixtieth and final—for now—Gadgetbox column, we will not leave you empty-handed. Savor our parting gift, these three last gadgets, until we meet again.
Indigo, the home automation software, gets new device support, interface refinements and other improvements in its 3.0 release, which is a free upgrade for 2.0 users.
They're not so far apart, the James Bonds and Bruce Waynes of the world—they're two sides of the same coin. But regardless if you opt for the "heads" of government-sponsored espionage or the "tails" of vigilante-style street justice, you'll want to be well equipped.
In this week's show: Vietnam launches a telecom satellite, Samsung introduces the Soul, the European Commission asks for video game ratings, Honda’s Asimo robot has a new job, technology runs the Boston Marathon, disgruntled eBay users plan a boycott and Sony shows off a razor thin OLED display.
With next Monday being my birthday, on this week's Gadgetbox, I'm going to talk about some of my interests. Perhaps you can divine a suitable gift from this trio of interesting gizmos.
My concerns for safety have inspired me to pass on my knowledge and goals to you, dear readers. So this week, we have three ways for you to protect yourself from the manifold risk and dangers that this existence brings with it.
Anyway, should you be braver than I and venture out into the Overworld, you might find yourself a bit at loose ends. Fortunately, we’ve assembled for you this collection of gadgets that should make your outdoor experience worthwhile. Just remember to watch out for the mutated troglodytes, okay?