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Getting started with Wordnik’s word & worldlist API
16 May 2016 | Updated 1 January 2018
In today’s world where language is somewhat neglected modern ‘word-related’ services are a welcome edition to the struggle against illiteracy. One such service provider, Wordnik, offers unique word and other English language related services.
433MHz RF communication from a Raspberry Pi
17 March 2016 | Updated 1 July 2017
This post will explain how to get up and running with the 433MHz RF Transmitter Receiver modules to send radio frequency signal-codes from a Raspberry Pi to other devices.
Using a Raspberry Pi as a cheap media centre
2 March 2019
With a plethora of mini media centre boxes becoming readily available, it comes as no surprise that open source platforms are also available for this purpose. Kodi is one such platform and it is available to be installed onto a Raspberry Pi.
7 considerations before buying a NAS device
23 March 2015 | Updated 25 April 2018
Because of the costs involved, investing in a network-attached storage (NAS) device can be a daunting prospect. What makes it even more challenging is the fact that there are not many choices available in South Africa. 7 considerations before buying a NAS device is aimed at first time buyers who wants to cover all the important aspects before making a final decision.
Online South African stores that accept PayPal
29 January 2019 | Updated 27 March 2020
There are a couple of good reasons why someone in South Africa would want to use their PayPal account to pay for online goods. Whether you have it linked to your South African credit card, or you have some spare bucks hanging around in it, here are some online South African stores that will be happy to take your hard-earned money.