My stair lights project was featured in the Raspberry Pi's official magazine the MagPi. I wrote a 2 page tutorial based on my blog post. It's on page 48 https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi-issues/MagPi58.pdf and check out a picture of my photo frame on page 85!
What? The Raspberry Pi Message Frame is a pair of photo frames that can record, send, receive and play audio messages between each other. The frames can be anywhere in the world once they are connected to the Internet. In the background the messages are sent and received over email. Scroll to the very end of … Continue reading Make: Raspberry Pi Message Frame
Device & operating system: Samsung Galaxy S7, Android Open the BBC News app Browse through articles BUG: some links do not have a space after them. See image below with 2 links with bugs in them. The bug does not seem to appear in the website, just the app.
My son's birthday party is coming up and in a moment of madness I decided to make capes for all his friends. He's big into superheroes at the moment and loves a good cape. I copied the instructions from this blog: http://eastcoastmommyblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/no-sew-superhero-cape-and-cuffs.html BIG IMPORTANT NOTE: It says no sew superhero cape but if you want The … Continue reading Make: A Superhero Cape
Every year the village near us has a week long Scarecrow Festival. Every resident puts out a scarecrow according to a chosen theme. This year's theme is "Traditional Tales". We've decided to make a "scarecrow" for the school window. Obviously it had to move and light up! https://twitter.com/LMcUnderwood/status/856275785715511296 There are two motors: one for the … Continue reading MAKE: micro:bit Incy Wincy Spider
My 4 year old son loves Power Rangers. It's his birthday in a few weeks so I decided to make him a Power Rangers sword that lights up. https://twitter.com/LMcUnderwood/status/850452866145939458 Build I used the following equipment (affiliate link) RGB light strip micro:bit AAA JST battery cage 2 x M3 bolts Build steps Cut … Continue reading Make: a micro:bit Power Rangers light up sword
Just before we leave work my husband and I email/text/hangout/whatsapp each other to say that we're on the way. Having small children it's vital to know when backup is going to arrive. The reason for the different types of communications is that my husband never has his phone on him and if he does it's … Continue reading Make: a QR code for the office