Sensing Capacitive Touch – MPR121 + Arduino

Every now and then you get sick of the typical push buttons and you want something cooler. And what is cooler than touch sensitive things? Remember that old lamp in your Grandma’s that changed brightness just by touching the base? Yeah, that’s right… We are talking THAT cool! The [[Capacitive_Touch_Sensor_-_MPR121 |MPR121 capitative touch sensor]] gives… Continue reading Sensing Capacitive Touch – MPR121 + Arduino

Ciao – iPhone app for controlling your arduino

If you have ever needed to control a networked Arduino from your phone, your time has come. A new iPhone application called Ciao just hit the app store last week, and creator Mike Colagrosso was kind enough to send me a copy to check it out. Ciao uses apple’s network protocol called bonjour to automatically… Continue reading Ciao – iPhone app for controlling your arduino