Archive for January 10th, 2006

Techfest ’06

10Jan06

TECHFEST, the annual international science and technology festival of IIT Bombay and the biggest of its kind in Asia brings forth to you its latest instalment – TECHFEST 2006. The dharma behind Techfest is to bridge the gap between us and the unbelievable and incomprehensible from the latest developments in science and technology. We, at […]


Here is a simple tutorial on how to convert your optical mouse(without wrecking it) into a scanner. The process is very simple and requires no hardware mods. The tutorial also has a link to where you can download a software (scripted in VB) which will help you to transform your optical mouse instantly into a […]


Saxons have a neat tutorial on how to build a simple metal detector. The tutorial also includes a fairly good explaination of the circuitry. Whats makes it more ameture friendly is that, they have included the chip board diagram along with the circuit diagram. This would sure make a good holiday project… Metal Detector


GMail Loader

10Jan06

Mark Lyon has developed a Gmail uploading utility, using which one can forward all the existing mails to his/her gmail account. Further the utility provides the option to forward the mails either to the inbox or the sent mail folder. The utility supports two mBox formats (Netscape, Mozilla, Thunderbird, Most Other Clients), MailDir (Qmail, others), […]