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Recipe Convert receives updates to both paid and free versions

Both the free and paid versions of Recipe Convert have been updated with more user interface changes as well as bringing both versions to the same level of functionality.

Recipe Convert Paid version 1.8 update released in Android Market

The newest update to the Recipe Convert software brings big changes to the user interface including a new color scheme, new graphics for controls, and a little rearranging. These changes should also find their way into the free version of the software within the next few weeks.



For my son’s birthday I made him a DJ controller designed to resemble an old cabinet arcade machine. What follows is a brief overview of the process to make it, including code. The Teensy was chosen as the brains because of the way it handles USB. Not only does it …

Microchip PIC Serial LCD driver

DIY HD44780 LCD serial driver for microchip pic

As a gift for putting you through revamping my site, here are the particulars for a microchip pic serial LCD driver that I personally use in projects and used to sell commercially. The SLD01a serial LCD driver design is a for a Microchip PIC 16F628a, but it should be simple …

Cheap and simple USB car fast-charger mod


A few years ago I had to make a fairly long road trip. Around 8 hours each way. I typically use my phone to provide music through the aux jack on my stereo, and when I travel to parts unknown I also use my phone for GPS navigation assistance. On …