Category: IoT

  • The Blockchain!

    We’ve all heard someone mention crypto mining or Bitcoin or blockchain, but really, what are they? We’ll explain cryptos and mining in different projects, but right now, we’re just explaining what the blockchain is. Why? This is one of the most important things, and the reason that the blockchain even exists is to keep cryptos […]

  • Wireless Speaker 2.0!

    This guide is written by mikebrady. For a regularly updated guide go to the GitHub repo. This is the guide for making the speaker on a Raspberry Pi. The speaker will end up being compatible with AirPlay 2 (the newer version that supports multiple speakers. Click here to use the master version that doesn’t support […]

  • Wireless Speaker

    This guide is written by mikebrady. For a regularly updated guide go to the GitHub repo. This is the guide for making the speaker on a Raspberry Pi. The speaker will end up being compatible with AirPlay 1 (the older version that doesn’t support multiple speakers. Click here to use the development version that does […]

  • Raspberry Pi Smart Home

    Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Power Supply Screen (idealy) Keyboard (idealy) Mouse (idealy) An iPhone Homebridge App (idealy) Either go to the Command Line Instructions or follow the instructions on the app. Install Hombridge Config UI X Install Homebridge Config UI X using the following command: sudo npm install -g –unsafe-perm homebridge-config-ui-x Install it from the app by going […]

  • How to make your internet faster – for free!

    This project is going to show you how to make your internet faster – completely for free! We’re going to do this by changing your DNS to a faster provider. This also make your internet more private, so it’s a win-win. What’s DNS? A DNS is a server that turns URLs (tec-kids.co.uk) into IP addresses […]

  • How The Internet Works

    Now we know that the internet relies on a massive network of undersea cables, we can get rid of the common misconception that the internet relies on satellites. But where does every web page we load come from? Well, the internet isn’t a hub that everything connects into, it’s in fact a network, this means […]

  • Smart Homes

    Smart homes and IoT seem like the future, but what are they? Well, they are when physical objects in your house that connect to WiFi and can be controlled remotely, usually via an app or website. We weigh up the pros and cons in the IoT article, so lets have a look at how you […]

  • IoT

    The Internet of Things has many possibilities and uses. Lets have a look. The Good Ecological The IoT has a huge potential to make the world more ecological and sustainable. This is because if each device and object is on the internet and communicating with each other thus all of the devices will be able […]

  • File Server Customisation

    Weekly Challenge No.2 Server from last week A way to access your server’s command line A.K.A. shell Name Go into your server configuration file using this command: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf Scroll down to the configuration text of your shared disk. At the top, it should say this: [share] change what’s in the brackets to what […]