DDL-4 Is A Visually Pleasing Modular CPU

DDL-Four Is A Visually Pleasing Modular CPU

Today’s CPUs are so superior that they may as properly be indistinguishable from magic, proper? Wrong! Fundamentally, trendy CPUs could be understood logically like every other know-how, it’s simply that they’re very quick, very small, and really advanced, which makes it exhausting to become familiar with their inside workings. We’ve come a great distance from […]

Sunny Custom Keyboard Illuminates the Past

Sunny Custom Keyboard Illuminates the Past

Ever marvel why keyboard quantity pads and phone dials have reversed layouts? Theories abound, however probably the most believable one is that, shrug, it simply occurred that approach. And now we’re caught with it. Well, that reply’s not ok for [Jesse], so he punched up his own keyboard design that combines the golden years of […]

ESP8266 Home Computer Hides Unexpected Gems

ESP8266 Home Computer Hides Unexpected Gems

With a BASIC interpreter and free run all through their , house computer systems just like the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64 was once a pervasive approach to gentle that hacker fireplace. With the arrival of low cost single board computer systems just like the Raspberry Pi, units goal constructed to emulate these basic programs […]

Is This The World’s Smallest Computer?

Is This The World’s Smallest Computer?

How small may you make a pc? In a approach, that’s a query that requires that a pc be outlined, since you may measure the smallest laptop merely by way of the smallest space of silicon required to create a microprocessor. So maybe it’s higher to speak a couple of smallest working laptop. Recent entries within […]

Roll Your Own Trackball Mouse

Roll Your Own Trackball Mouse

What do you do once you’re into trackball mice, however nothing out there’s reasonably priced or meets all of your murine wants? You build one, of course. And in case you’re like [Dangerously Explosive], who has a bunch of previous optical mice squeaking across the store, you may combine and match them to construct the […]

There’s RC2014 Life In The TMS9918A Display Chip Yet

There’s RC2014 Life In The TMS9918A Display Chip Yet

One of the outliers within the house pc wars of the early 1980s was the Texas Instruments TI99/4A. It could not have had the video games library of its rivals and its TMS9900 processor could not have set the world on hearth with its registers-in-RAM structure, however its vary of help chips included one whose […]

Computers Go Hollywood

Computers Go Hollywood

Have you ever been watching a TV present or a film and noticed a well-known laptop? [James Carter] did and he created an internet site to help you identify which old computers appear in TV shows and movies. We got here throughout this when researching one other put up about an outdated laptop and questioned […]

Trackball Gets Bolt-On Button Upgrade

Trackball Gets Bolt-On Button Upgrade

The query of whether or not to make use of a mouse versus a trackball is one thing of a Holy War on the extent of Vi versus Emacs. We at Hackaday need no a part of such issues, use no matter you need, and depart us out of it. But we are going to […]

Neat Odroid & GlusterFS Build Stashes Data, Sips Power

Neat Odroid & GlusterFS Build Stashes Data, Sips Power

Most of us accumulate stuff, like drawers stuffed with outdated cables and arduous drives full of knowledge. Reddit consumer [BaxterPad] doesn’t fear about such issues although, as he constructed a formidable Network Attached Storage (NAS) system that can hold over 200TB of data. That’s spectacular sufficient, however the actual artistry is in how he did […]