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New years TECH resolutions?

7up
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New years TECH resolutions?

Thought i'd put a new spin on the resolutions tradition.

What are your resolutions for tech in 2018?

Think mine are going to be:

  • Stay with the same phone
  • Actually do something with the RPi that is sitting redundant in the drawer
  • Get back into electronics properly instead of just replacing duff parts
  • Get the car ECU repaired
  • Actually get some software projects finished!
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30FTTC06
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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

* buy an Asus Tinker

Anonymous
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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

Starting this year with:

  • Buy a Firebrick 2900 (Jan 2018 Launch)
  • Complete VLAN Partition of Network (after I get the 2900)

Then in no particular order:

  • Upgrade VoIP Phones to Video
  • Finish my Media Server / Client Software
  • UPnP Router / Modem Status Monitor (Pi Based with LCD) Wink
  • Get rid of some of the old tech I have in the garage
198kHz
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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

Currently awaiting delivery of an Ltl Acorn 5310A trail camera.

https://www.acorncamera.com/Ltl-5310-Series/ltl-5310a-720p-trail-camera.html

Hoping to catch activity at the bird table, and find out what my cats are doing at night.

 And next summer, who knows? Usually self-catering somewhere remote, so may be able to record some deer, badgers etc.  

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Anonymous
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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

Maybe I should get one of them @198kHz so I can see the fox that insists on plopping on my patio every other day!

7up
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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

Think i also need to add doing something with my arduino and RF modules. I have two big traks to convert but still not done it yet. I've always been fascinated by radio controlled stuff (yeah i know odd considering my concerns over RF radiation right - i'm weird like that).

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Re: New years TECH resolutions?

To buy 2 more camcorders with hard-drives and remotes (and a few spare batteries) so that I can finish my fishing DVD off. I only have spring and summer to do and add a few bits and pieces that those new to fishing can easily make at home. The tech bit?..go through the net and find a decent video editor that can put scrolling credits at the end.

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Re: New years TECH resolutions?


@198kHz wrote:

Currently awaiting delivery of an Ltl Acorn 5310A trail camera.  

I have the 5210A and got some interesting footage of a fox in the garden at about 3am.


 

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