Embedded Products, Reviews & Teardowns

The CodeyBot Review

The codeybot is a Makeblock product that was launched on kickstarter and is a wheeled robot that is targeted towards education and experimentation. It can be programmed using the mBlocky app downloadable from the Play store as well as the App Store. It can also be controlled using a limited set of voice commands as… Continue reading The CodeyBot Review

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Development Kits, Reviews & Teardowns

Unboxing the Arduino Uno

>"Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments." - arduino.cc I have really been looking at projects with a good community support. Typically PICs are very popular because the tools are really cheap and easily available.… Continue reading Unboxing the Arduino Uno

Development Kits, Reviews & Teardowns

Unboxing the MSP430 eZ430-RF2500

> I really wanted to experiment with some wireless sensor networks, so I went looking about a year back. One of the Texas Instruments Reps was gracious enough to lend me his demo kit and well I wanted to show it off. There is a new kit available from TI nowadays, but don't know if I will… Continue reading Unboxing the MSP430 eZ430-RF2500