HQ Music Player and Internet Radio With Smartphone Control – Raspberry Pi, PCM5102A, Node-RED

This is a high quality (and low cost) sound system based on a Raspberry Pi running Node-RED and using a PCM5102A digital audio decoder. It can run standalone as described here, or can be easily integrated with the Node-RED based home automation system shown in my earlier instructable. In the lat…By: FlyingDrMike Continue Reading »(…)


Smartphone Powered Laptop

E-waste is becoming an ever increasing problem in our disposable society. In order to promote the idea of a circular economy I have revived a broken laptop (2007 17" Macbook Pro) by powering it off my smartphone. The idea behind this is as smartphones become increasingly capable and ubiquitous, this…By: cmcinhk Continue Reading » Instructables:(…)


Smartphone Macro Lens

Recently, I uploaded an Instructable about taking "epic" photos of Hotwheels cars. (Hot wheels photography 101)Another member of Instructables- IJustLikeMakingThings asked me how to build the macro lens that I used for some of photos. Here it is! Its sleek. It has a small profile. It fits great ins…By: mrwonton Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring(…)