Man Makes Zelda Ocarina Controlled Home Automation System

Once Zelda: Breath of the Wild out on the Nintendo Switch, this dude decided it was time to automate his home. The system is based off the ocarina from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Allen Pan used an internet connected Raspberry Pi, connected to different gadgets for his home automation system.

Playing Zelda’s Lullaby locks/unlocks the door, Sun’s Song toggles lights, Bolero of Fire turns on heat, Song of Storms controls the humidifier, and so on. He can even play a tune to unlock his car!

Computer Case Made From Old Soviet-era Electronics

With all the meters and switches dotting its face, this computer case could very well be an intriguing contraption. My imagination makes me think of Steampunk similarities, while the case clearly isn’t that, the retro-computer look is quite fascinating. The case is named Felix after a Soviet digital mechanical calculator. The casemod creator sees it as a fantasy project on how personal computers would have looked like if they existed during the ’50s.

LINC Mod Turns Your Moto Phone Into a Walkie Talkie

The Moto Z has quite an ability in its use of hardware add-ons i.e. Moto Mods that can make the phone quite a flexible and hugely customizable gadget. Motorola has been encouraging developers to create Moto Mods as a way of giving more strength to the idea. This includes a campaign in conjunction with IndieGoGo and the possibility of investment to the tune of $1 million by Lenovo Capital.

The RC Batmobile You Will Love, At A Price You Won’t

Make note people, because when Mattel releases this RC Batmobile around fall this year, it will show up in your holiday wishlist. The RC car is based off the batmobile in the in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie. And it does a pretty good job at being true to its movie version, without being life-size loaded with actual ammunition. The $250 price tag for the Justice League Ultimate Batmobile however, does make it a RC car fit for Bruce Wayne.