First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board ?>

First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board

Recently the PR firm for Intel reached out to me and asked if I would have a look at the new Arduino 101 board. I agreed and decided to make a YouTube video on the topic.  Basically the 101 is the same form factor as the Arduino UNO board but with far better specs. Here is the video overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v61hdn_zdR0&ab_channel=MKmeLab So my thoughts on the board: I’ll be honest in that I have never liked the UNO form at all….

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DJI Phantom- Cinematic Video Right Out Of The Box! ?>

DJI Phantom- Cinematic Video Right Out Of The Box!

Recently I purchased the DJI Phantom 3 Standard quad/drone for getting some better footage for my YouTube videos.  I was very impressed with the results right out of the box.  As I have a history in the RC hobby it was really easy to get flying in a few minutes with the only setup of note being the basic firmware update. One thing I will cover in a later video- If you have R/C experience with planes, helicopters or quad copters…

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Anchor Social Media Platform- First Impressions ?>

Anchor Social Media Platform- First Impressions

I’ve been testing out the new Anchor app lately and I have to say I think they might have a winner here.  Basically Anchor is an audio sharing app whereby you can have discussions with people, post comments and feedback all via voice/audio. Here is my initial thoughts on the platform:

Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review ?>

Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review

This is my full review of my new Outernet Satellite receiving system. A few months back I purchased the Lighthouse receiver system from Outernet to allow me to receive data from satellites anywhere in the world.   I am happy to conclude my initial testing and provide a review here. The Lighthouse receiver hooks up to a satellite dish via standard co-ax cable and is deigned to receive the content provided by Outernet anywhere in the world. You can watch my…

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Pico Projector Review ?>

Pico Projector Review

Some time back I picked up a Pico projector to use in some upcoming projects.  I purchased mine from Amazon and it arrived quickly and fully functional. These tiny LED projectors are a great addition to projects with the Raspberry Pi for the due to the sheer portability.  This unit has an internal battery which does seem to last about 80 minutes of continuous use.  The screen is not the highest resolution (960 X 540) but for the price it…

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Raspberry Pi Media Center

This week we took a Raspberry Pi and set it up as a full media center which can stream videos, watch TV broadcasts and much more. In order to set up the basic operating system on the Pi you can follow the instructions for OpenElec here: Once you have your Pi Media center up and running you may want to add more options for streaming movies and TV.  To do this you will need to install the Addon Installer by…

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New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos ?>

New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos

A pile of electronics goodies arrived in the MKme shop recently.  These components will be used in ongoing projects as well as some new projects you can expect to see on the YouTube channel. Thanks to Gearbest for the Raspberry Pi Goodies.  All these parts are already committed to various projects.  Too many are laying incomplete on the workshop shelves We also got some goodies from Banngood as well.  This new robot platform will be develop alongside the existing Arduino…

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