iPhone power connector and charging problems

For the last few weeks I was having the problem that my iPhone wasn’t charging anymore when I connected it to my USB power cord. When I flipped the connector around it worked, most of the time. But after a few days even this was to no avail.

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DIY remote speaker using Raspberry Pi

Because I spend a lot of time in my hobby room/man cave in progress, I was looking for an audio system. The two requirements were that it had to support AirPlay and needed to be cheap. Luckily I had this 10 year old Samsung surround receiver laying around, so that would be a perfect base for my audio system. This in combination with a new Raspberry Pi would be all the hardware needed to make this awesome sound system.

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React avatar ES6 rewrite

After some hectic weeks, preparing for the birth of our son, I’ve finally found some time to finish up the rewrite of my react avatar component. The code base was becoming a complete mess.

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Disable caps lock

Do you ever hit that caps lock button by mistake too? This annoyed me so much that I decided to find a solution for this.

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Generate Phillips Hue API token

If you want to start to do some experimenting with your Phillips Hue lights chances are that you’ll need to use the Hue API sooner or later. To use this API you will need to get a token but at the moment there is no official way to do this.

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