New Blog for Tech Projects

It seems I’ve not had much of an urge to write a lot of personal articles for a very long time.  I have however been dabbling in various technologies at the hobby level including 3D Printing, mechanical engineering, electronics and related items. I’ve...

Picoo Z

my girlfriend’s uncle and his girlfriend gave me a very nifty unexpected Christmas gift this year. The Picoo Z is a very mi nature (fits in your hand) remote controlled helicopter! The body is a molded-foam shell around minimalist electronics that do the job...

Geek Toy – Roomba

I’m not much for toys – but sometimes something catches my eye as being a handy thing to have. The Roomba robot, created by iRobot is one such device. Put it down, press a button and this little robot traverses your home vacuming on it’s own. It can...

Wii Lawsuits Abound?

It seems the American attitude of suing others for their own stupidity is prevailing. Not only are there talks on the Internet of lawsuits due to a faulty controller strap, now there’s talks of repetative strain injuries (RSI) from swinging their motion...

Wii-tarded Lawsuits to Come?

Apparently a seven year old managed to crack the screen of her parent’s television when the wrist strap snapped. I wonder how long before some lawyers get together and decide they could make a pretty penny off of Nintendo with liability lawsuits. First they had...

Nifty Gadgets

I was at Grand and Toy yesterday and noticed a few cool gadgets. This is not a formal endorsement of these, mind you, since I didn’t actually try either. USB Flash Wristband: Yeah, it’s a flexible wristband that when removed has a USB plug you can stick in...