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Dvd Autoloader Project refit (Part 1)

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Recently Ive been trying very hard to De-clutter my house .  I have a lot of DVDs laying around and my plan is to copy them to a large hard disk and watch them via my home network possibly PLEX . (*Please note i am still keeping the copies of the disks to not break copyright) With so many discs to backup i needed a geek solution as i didn't want to sit at my PC swapping discs all day long. Looking on the internet i found a few people had made auto loaders using 3d printing to Lego . [...]

Transforming old speakers

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A while back i was given a pair of Mission book shelf speakers which had been painted in the past but best of all for free! .  The Speakers, tweeters and grills were in good nick and sounded good but just didn't look very nice.  I always wanted a set of oak speaker cabinets to match my lounge furniture and decided to investigate if i could re-cover the speakers in oak veneer to achieve the look i wanted. [...]

Raspberry Pi Talks to Sony Ericsson liveview (wip)

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The liveview is a bluetooth enabled watch device for use with android by Sony Ericsson . Launched a few years back it didn't seem to really take off,  even though recently we are now seeing the introduction of other manufacturers making smart watches. I bought one of these a few years ago on ebay and found it didn't work great with my phone and has been sitting in the drawer until i thought can i use it for something else? [...]

How to make a web interface for Raspberry Pi with Flask

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Here's an example of how to build a python based web server usingflask library to control a LED via form button. Do take a look at  my music server post for an application - I used a similar webapp to control functions as reboot , shutdown for my music server.The following guide is written assuming the reader has a basic understanding of Html, Raspberry Pi and python scripting. [...]

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