Combining the orange glow of nixie tubes with an old-style microprocessor leads to this neat clock.
Continue reading Retro style nixie-tube clock powered by a 6502 microprocessor
Category Archives: Computers
$20 Commodore 64 toy that can be modified for so much more
Radio Shack sells a $20 joystick toy that plays video games on your TV and it contains a full C-64 on-a-chip which you can hack.
Continue reading $20 Commodore 64 toy that can be modified for so much more
New Apple products announced
Sadly, there is no Mac Mini with built-in DVR funtionality, but the new Mini based on the Intel chips is now available. Also announced were some no-so-interesting iPod accessories.
Continue reading New Apple products announced
Free app lets you bind keys to start and focus programs
Windows only, sorry. It seems that very few people even know about the Windows-E combination to start an Explorer instance. Well, this open-source freeware lets you assign any program to any Windows-key combination press.
Continue reading Free app lets you bind keys to start and focus programs
Homebrew microcontroller based hard drive LED bar graph
This is a PIC microcontroller project I did some time ago which turns my computer’s hard drive LED into a more interesting 10 LED bargraph display.
Continue reading Homebrew microcontroller based hard drive LED bar graph