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Just want to post a reminder that if you're on this instance and you're not into making the same types of things you see me post, that's ok. If you're making (or have made) a thing and want to share it, please feel free. I'll usually post things that are electronics or mechanics related, but I'm always interested in seeing the diverse things that makers create.

Everyone receiving their #PinebookPro laptops:

It appears that the factory has left the WiFi privacy switches turned ON. (WiFi disabled) 🤦‍♂️

To enable WiFi you'll need to disengage the privacy switch:

Linus Torvalds Switches To AMD Ryzen Threadripper After 15 Years Of Intel Systems - Phoronix

Milling a Custom 6-Pin DIN Connector

When [Charles Ouweland] found himself in need of a DIN connector that had a somewhat unusual pin arrangement, he figured he could fashion his own in less time than it would take to have a replacement shipped to him. …

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3D Printed Switch Uses Paperclip

We live in a time when all manner of electronic components are practically a mouse click away. Still, we like to see people creating their own components. Maybe a stock part won’t fit or isn’t immediately available. Or m…

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If anyone wants another linux/oss subreddit, this is a good new one:

New Teensy 4.1 Arrives with 100 Mbps Ethernet, High-Speed USB, 8 MB Flash

It was only last August that PJRC released Teensy 4.0. At that time, the 4.0 became the fastest microcontroller development board on the planet, a title it still holds as of this …

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Bursting your (tiny) bubbles: new research points the way toward pore-free 3-D printing

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