DIY Category

April 10, 2019

Build Your Own Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker With a Raspberry Pi

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Suddenly, everybody’s talking to their tech. Smartphones, TVs, even lightbulbs—all capable of being controlled with a home assistant. As the Internet of Things takes over your home, you’ll find more devices are suddenly capable of responding to your voice, thanks to virtual assistants like the Amazon Alexa. If you’ve got a spare Raspberry Pi handy, you don’t need to buy an Amazon Alexa device like the Echo or the Echo Dot, because you can build your own. This tutorial will explain how you can set up the Alexa home assistant on your Raspberry Pi. Hardware You’ll Need Before you start…

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April 4, 2019

5 Reasons Why unRAID Is the Ultimate Home NAS Solution

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unRAID is one of the operating systems that is used by some of the biggest names in the tech YouTube industry such as MKBHD and LinusTechTips. But what makes it so special? In this article, we’ll cover unRAID’s unique way of storing data and why it’s so efficient. We’ll also cover some of the other core features that make it the best home NAS and media server. 1. unRAID Keeps Your Data Safe unRAID is unlike traditional RAID for a few reasons. In most RAID cases when you write a file to a RAID array more than one disk will…

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March 31, 2019

DIY drone kits on sale with promo code

Kids these days get the coolest toys. While most of us spent our childhoods scouting out the newest McDonalds Happy Meal toys, modern kids are designing and flying custom drones right out of the box. (I you need advice on great drones for beginners, …