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A collection of hardware hacks and computer projects to build and experiment with. Tutorials on how to build computer systems and to install software or programme them. Build home automation systems, discover your own cloud storage system, play games on a retro gaming Raspberry Pi.


DIY Raspberry Pi UPS
18th December 2017Projects
Raspberry Pi's are low-cost computers, great for education, projects and ideal for home servers. They are however vulnerable to power cuts which corrupt the SD card. This simple DIY project allows you to build a DIY Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from a mobile phone power bank and a few lines of code.
Building a Raspberry Pi based Personal Cloud Server
23rd November 2017LinuxProjects
Now you have your new Raspberry Pi, you may be wondering how to use it. This guide will show you how to flash Raspbian, boot into your Raspberry Pi, configure and build a personal cloud server secured with SSL from Let's Encrypt.
Creating a Ubuntu File and Plex Media Server
4th March 2015Projects
In this article, I'm going to show you how I setup my home file and media server using Ubuntu Server 14.04 using Samba and Plex media server.
Cress Keyboard
28th July 2008Projects
What happens when a work colleague goes on Holiday? A practical joke of course!