Gadgetoid

gadg-et-oid [gaj-it-oid]

-adjective

1. having the characteristics or form of a gadget;
resembling a mechanical contrivance or device.

Archive for May, 2012

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier review (Xbox 360)

Review by John Cranston This week I learned “techno-thriller”, while sounding like the title of a Lady Gaga song, is in fact a genre of fiction largely populated by the works of Tom Clancy. With the release of Ghost Recon:…

Otone Audio Stilo 2.1 Pro Desktop Speakers

Following on from my review of the great little Otone Aporto portable speakers I wanted to review something a little beefier and aimed at desktop use. Otone were happy to oblige and for the past few weeks I have been…

MagneCube Magnetic Puzzle

By now you’ve probably heard of BuckyBalls, and perhaps even Zen Magnets and NeoCube. They’re all the same thing; sets of small 5mm magnetic balls which attract together in a variety of combinations. Most of these are either sold primarily…

Raspberry Pi, an out of box education with Ruby

Update: Follow my Raspberry Pi escapades on my Raspberry Pi micro-blog, hosted on the Pi itself, no less! Important: If you don’t want to repeat the arduous steps below to get WiringPi up and running with Ruby, you can now…