Ultimaker Cura software

On the Level with my 3D Printer

Finally bought my first 3D printer, and probably should have done so a while ago.  The printer is amazing and

Crushing It in the Garage

I’ve been stock piling beers cans for too long, and running out of places to put them.  Normally this is

Team Communication with Twilio SMS

The Pain of Keeping Everyone in the Loop! Communication while travelling with a bunch of people can be very problematic. 

Select to Call for FusionPBX makes calling so easy!

I have just released my second Chrome Extension called FusionPBX SelectToCall.  The extension allows a user to easily dial a

Joining the Bitcoin Revolution

Just released my first Chrome extension, and there’s a story to tell about how that came about…. Been playing around

Tomahawk LPR Router

Status: LPR Solutions

It’s True, You Can Love Your Job! As a business owner there are not a lot of times that I

RaspberryPI + Huawei 3G Stick = Router

Lately I have been working on some License Plate Recognition (LPR) technology for our OPS-COM software.  Everything has been going great except

Garage Door Control with WeMos D1 mini

I received my WeMos devices quite a while ago and found some time this weekend to play with them.  The

Coffee pot watcher

With some new staff at the office, we seem to be going through coffee very quickly.  It was suggested that

Laravel Development without Homestead

I use Windows primarily for my development, and though I have used many different IDE’s in the past I am

Fix hAtom Meta and Prevent 403 Error with “Press This”

I recently updated my blog from the Blogger to a new WordPress web site.  One of the main reasons was

Back to the garage doors..

Time is a miserable thing, or maybe it is just the fact that my past efforts are tracked on this

NOBSHL Hockey -- Shut Up and Play!

NO BS Hockey League – Shut up and play!

Hard to believe but true, a NO-BS Hockey League (NOBSHL) is thriving in Beckwith, Ontario. Originally I started the NOBSHL as

Reducing my Energy Consumption at Home

Energy conservation at home has been an ongoing exercise for me for over a year.  With our new heat pump

LEDs what a great Fathers Day gift

This Fathers Day I was wandering around Costco with my family when I saw what would become my next project.

Replacing Windows with Linux… it’s a good time!

I absolutely gave Windows 8 the best opportunity to impress me, but it just never happened.  My biggest gripes were:

Observations on the RaspberryPI, what a great device!

The Raspberry Pi Story The Raspberry Pi Foundation initially developed the microcomputer design as a means of furthering computer science

Sidetracked.. So many things I want to do, so little time!

Over the last couple of weeks I have been looking into Google Apps.  The really is a lot to offer

Control of garage door(s)

This weekend I started on my newest project using a RaspberryPI.  It will involve my garage door and a notification

RaspberryPi + GPIO + Asterisk + Staples red light

One day I was walking around Staples and I saw a cool red light that really had no application.  It

Asterisk voicemail notification call out script

I ran into a issue recently as I needed to setup a call out system for my wife’s vet practice.

ParkAdmin – Tomahawk’s evolution..

Tomahawk’s branching off a new business unit to focus on our web based Parking and Security Management solution; ParkAdmin. Eight

Atom House Girls – a great season and a lot of fun!

My daughter decided that after the many years of me coaching my sons team, it was time for me to

Team Tomahawk wins CPSHL 2 years running!

Carleton Place Senior Hockey League (CPSHL) is a great group of guys.  Everyone is over the age of 35 and

KK multicopter – crash but no burn…

After my batteries arrived, I was very much prepared to get started with the quad copter. It was then that