360 Camera Using a GoPro Hero 3 and SnapCam 360

Getting into the 360 camera world can be an expensive experience. I wanted a simple solution to take 360 pictures so photos can be submitted to Google Photo Sphere as well as other websites to showcase your photography. 360 photos was my main aim, however if the device could take 360 video as well, this would be an added bonus. Continue reading 360 Camera Using a GoPro Hero 3 and SnapCam 360

SmartiPi Touch and Raspberry Pi 3 Running BerryBoot

I recently wrote an article about the Raspberry Pi 2 and Cana Kit. This week I received the SmartiPi Touch from Smarticase which I funded from a Kickstarter campaign. The case for the touch screen is unique and compliments the Raspberry Pi well. It took only a few minutes to assemble the kit and have everything running. Continue reading SmartiPi Touch and Raspberry Pi 3 Running BerryBoot

Raspberry Pi 2 Project | Cana Kit + SmartiPi + Touch Display

For the past few years I’ve been purchasing Raspberry Pi models for different applications for the home. I’ve used them for security, media centres, desktop software, car applications and various other hacks around the office and at home. Continue reading Raspberry Pi 2 Project | Cana Kit + SmartiPi + Touch Display

Roost Laptop Stand | Kickstarter Purchase

I got the Roost laptop stand a few days ago. I found this new laptop stand idea on Kickstarter and decided to fund the project late in 2015. The project was created by James Olander and was funded by over 8000 backers and $780K in funding. After spending hours a day working hunched over my laptop left me tired and sore every afternoon. Looking for a cheaper option than a new monitor or ergonomic desk I decided to back this project and gave the Roost laptop stand a try. I’ve been using it for the past few days and I couldn’t be happier. Continue reading Roost Laptop Stand | Kickstarter Purchase