Archive for October, 2012

Tech Tuesday: Wifi controlled lightbulbs & Digital Dudz

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Wifi controlled Lightbulbs: The GreenWave Reality Connected Lighting Solution is a $200 kit that allows you to […]

It’s the Great Companion Cube, Charlie Brown

During my visit to the Portland Mini Maker Faire in September, I stumbled across Low Voltage Labs and their cool little Great Pumpkin PCB kit. Meant to add a safe, […]

MakerBot Replicator 2 has arrived

As I mentioned previously, I sold my Thing-O-Matic and was waiting for it’s replacement. Well, the Replicator 2 arrived and I’ve been printing stuff like crazy with it. Unlike the […]

2012 World Cyber Games National Finals

This weekend, Metrotown in Burnaby plays host to the Canadian World Cyber Games national finals. This is the first time the finals have come to the west coast. Winners this […]

Tech Tuesday: Apple’s shifting product lines & your child’s first email

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Introducing Maily for iPad from Maily on Vimeo. A brief conversation about the shift post-Steve Jobs that […]

Mendel Max 1.5 [Work in Progress]

I’ve been seeing a number of Mendel Max’s in the wild lately (Portland Maker Faire and at VHS) and really like a number of things about them so I ordered […]

Tech Tuesday: Bluetooth Gloves & the LifeStraw water filter

This week on News 1130 Radio in Vancouver I discussed these items: It’s a glove and a bluetooth headset: These $50 HiCall gloves are also a bluetooth handset. For those […]

A Month of Roadtrips

September was a busy month for me. I had a couple of road trips planned to attend Maker Faire in Calgary and the XOXO Festival in Portland. Honda Canada was […]