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On the first day of Taobao Christmas

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Taobao, the Chinese shopping site that combines eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba, recently got a lot easier for foreigners to use. As Sjaak documented in his Taobao buying adventures a few years ago, most foreigners use an agency that takes payment via Paypal, purchases your babies, and forwards them to you...

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And you what did you buy?

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Garyservin shared his latest electronics score in our "I just bought this, and you what did you buy ?" forum thread. He got a few Raspberry Pis and a Stellaris LaunchPad. Last week I received a Stellaris Launchpad and some raspberries! Got yourself some cool electronics you cant wait to...

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  • Drone: So these go for around $330 USD and NO published calibration procedure online or otherwise? Given what's inside - I don't think I'll be considering...
  • Pekka Akselin: This is ridiculous!? :-) We are back at 256(!) byte EPROMs that needed multiple, a handful, of voltages to run! :-(
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