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Bliptronic 5000 synth is monome on a budget [Video]

Bliptronic 5000 synth is monome on a budget [Video]

Devices like Yamaha's Tenori-On or the monome are great, but their pricing is definitely out of the "casual treat" range and well into "serious investment".  Stepping into the fray to sate your button-led retro synth whimsy needs, therefore, comes the $49.99 Bliptronic 5000, a battery-powered 8-bit synth that makes pattern-based music creation indecently straightforward.

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monome turned into DIY low-res Twitter display [Video]

monome turned into DIY low-res Twitter display [Video]

In an ideal world someone would read this and send me a monome of my own to play with, but the button-encrusted control surfaces are in short supply (and not too cheap).  Since controlling music isn't the sole use of a monome, but still the task most people connect them with, some owners are pushing forward their DIY projects showing that a monome can be pretty much anything you have the imagination for: here, Robert Böhnke repurposes his as a low-res Twitter display.

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Twitwee Clock replaces cuckoo with Twitter bird [Video]

Twitwee Clock replaces cuckoo with Twitter bird [Video]

We're quite fond of bizarre gadgets that hook into Twitter, whether they be tweeting tables, monomes or robot fish, and so we're quite surprised that it's taken someone so long to use the blue Twitter bird logo in a tweeting cuckoo clock.  Happily Haroon Baig has filled that gap with his Twitwee Clock, a modified clock that replaces the traditional face with a set of chumby guts and keeps track of Twitter for a preset word, hashtag or username (in this case "TwitweeClock").

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