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HitechHobby provides resources for technical hobby projects. We incorporate open-source tools, modern software techniques, 3D printing, micro-controllers and sensors to add new tech to some classic hobbies; while also exploring new hobbies only made possible by the ever-changing digital landscape.

Recent Posts

Client-less VNC on OpenPlotter with NoVNC - Connect to your OpenPlotter right from your browser! No client needed. Works on any device.
Installing Pi-hole on the OpenPlotter - Block Ads On your Boat
Why HitechHobby Uses Mining Instead of Ads - In an age of overwhelming and unwanted ads; Where the consumers’ data is bought and sold as a commodity, HithechHobby chooses to monetize its content with cryptocurrency. We don’t like…
Hacking the AR.Drone 2.0 - The AR.Drone 2.0 is an older quad-copter... With Brushed motors and minimal controller options, it doesn't hold a candle to today's modern devices. However, it was my first real quad, parts are now readily available and fairly cheap, and I've put days (weeks, months?) into customizing this toy. This is my story of hacking the AR.Drone 2.0 into submission.
Pi-hole - The Pi-hole is the ultimate way to filter ads from your entire network! Unlike other methods such as ad-blockers, or Privoxy, Pi-hole requires no client configuration; Just attach it to your network and ads are gone on every device, in every application! Learn how to set it up in 3 easy steps here!