This Besiege creation uses reaction control wheels for pitch, yaw, and roll, and rockets for thrust. The outer rockets can rotate to aim back for more forward thrust.
I created a simple image hosting website with speed and ease of use as the main goals. I felt that other image hosts are either too slow, have too many ads, or require too many steps to get to and upload images.
The Mobius ActionCam is a low-cost camera with a very small footprint. It can be used as an inexpensive alternative to a GoPro or as a discreet dash cam. It is highly configurable, both from a Windows program or Android app
(for Android you'll need an OTG adapter
), and can shoot video in 1080p at 30 fps or 720p at 60 fps.
Yahoo recently started displaying a large advertisement for their Chrome extension when you try to access your Yahoo Mail inbox (mail.yahoo.com). This advertisement covers the entire screen, and is shown when you first access Yahoo Mail and are using Chrome. If your browser clears cookies each session, you'll see it every time you access Yahoo Mail with a new browser session. This is beyond obnoxious:
Most Android devices allow you to connect a USB drive, or other various USB devices, even if they don't have a USB port. The capability comes from a USB OTG (on-the-go) host adapter that plugs into the micro USB port on the Android device and has a full-size USB receptacle.
Building a flying machine in Besiege can be very difficult. Building one that can hover and make precise movements, while still carrying weapons, is even more difficult. With version 0.04, the developers made that a bit easier with the addition of Balloons. But you still need movement and elevation control.
If your Nexus device feels buggy or sluggish after an OTA (over-the-air) Android update, or you want to restore your Nexus device to its factory condition, here is a quick guide for flashing a stock Android image using a Windows PC and USB cable. It only requires basic command prompt
knowledge and a desire to learn more about Android.
Armored-wheel machine build in the Besiege PC game. Grinds up enemies while withstanding archer attack. Able to move and steer very quickly. View the video of it in action on The Queen's Fodder level.
When selling your items on eBay, whether used or new, it is a great idea to build a photo studio to take your pictures. It will improve the chances of your items selling, reduce questions, and you may even be able to get a little higher price for them.
X-Sendfile allows you to use PHP to instruct the server to send a file to a user, without having to load that file into PHP. It solves the problem of securely managing file access, without the excessive memory requirement of loading the file and reading it from PHP.
cURL has a lot of configuration options and much more power than file_get_contents, but it can be daunting to learn. This guide is designed to teach you cURL from its most basic steps, and build onto it slowly so that you can understand it easily.
Recording the screen on Android used to be very difficult and required root. As of Android version 5.0 Lollipop, there is a built-in API that allows an app to record the screen with ease. The best part is that because it's a part of native Android, it works smoothly and doesn't slow the phone down.