Linux

Build Your Own ODROID-HC1 BitTorrent Seed Server

BitTorrent provides a means of crowd-sharing files; peer-to-peer via “torrent” files. At its heart, BitTorrent allows distributed hosting and sharing of files in such a way that the original uploader doesn’t have to provide all the bandwidth or storage space for people to be able to download the file.I’ll be using an ODROID-HC1 because I want to use a SSD and make this tiny server entirely solid-state. If you’d prefer to use a 3.5” spinning drive you can opt for the ODROID-HC2, and follow the same directions below.  ▶

ODROID-XU4

Amibian.js: Emulating a Commodore Amiga on an ODROID-XU4 Cluster

Amibian is what you need to transform your ODROID into an Amiga. It is a very lightweight SD card image that fits on SD cards from the size of 2GB and up. It is made to give you the best Amiga experience you can get without having an actual Amiga. Amibian allows you to remember, relive, and rediscover the joy of Amiga easily with cheap hardware and minimum effort.  ▶

Boombox: Building a Better Stereo Boom Bonnet
Tinkering

Boom Box: Sound Engineering a Better Speaker

To improve the sound of Hardkernel’s Stereo Boom Bonnet (https://goo.gl/TrDU8u), I went to my local hobby shop and got an “assortment pack” of styrene which happened to have some .080mil sheets and some tubing in it. I also purchased a little styrene solvent for welding. I did everything by eye,  ▶