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More Christmas Light – Pi Details

Here are some more images and a rudimentary schematic on how I setup my Christmas Light controller with the Raspberry Pi. Here are some more detailed photos of the wiring in different stages The...

Frankentablet Lives

A few years ago I found a deal for a Samsung Galaxy Tab from AT&T,   they were offering a refurbished unit for $199 with no contract.   I bought one.   It came...

Why I will not switch to Windows Phone 8

Recently for work I have been testing some applications on Windows Phone 8,  I thought to myself ‘Hey, this is a great time to personally check out the Windows Phone system’.   My current...

SharePoint 2010 Document Library Error

Have you ever created a document view in SharePoint and then placed that view on another site only to go back to the original document library and then get an error? To reproduce this...

DSLR Controller App

My camera has the ability to take 3 bracketed photos.    With some trickery I can extend that to 5 fairly easily taking 2 sets of photos. The first set 2 stops under exposed...

Tablet Mania

It would seem that everyone out there is making a tablet.   Apple, Android now Microsoft has even entered into the tablet market directly. Apple has continued to make a compelling experience for users...

Cloud PC is the Future

Cloud PC is the Future

My thoughts about personal computing have moved more toward virtualization, being a Sr. Systems Engineer for 20 years I have seen this convergence.   I view each user having a web based system that...