Assembling the Eggbot – Lab548 Weekly 28

We decided our MakerBot needed a little brother, so ordered up an Eggbot kit from Evil Mad Scientist. This video shows the assembly process. It takes less than an hour to put it together with great online instructions. We wondered: What could we possibly use it for? Does it even work? Once we hooked it up to an iMac we found the truth — It's awesome! You need X11 or, for Mac OS X 10.8, [...]

August 17th, 2013|Categories: Lab548 Weekly|Tags: , , |

Meet Lab548 at the Westminster Faire

Come join us at the Westminster Faire! We'll be showing off the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer, EggBot, GoPro Hero 3 and the Apple TV and answering all your questions. Stop by our first booth in Space 10 between the Main Stage and Golf. It's a great family-freindly event to spend a Saturday afternoon in beautiful Colorado. And yes, there is a beer garden this year! When & Where Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 10-4 Westminster [...]

August 4th, 2013|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

Westminster Recycling Asphalt for US 36 Project

With a lot of recent activity at the Wesminster Center Redevelopment site across the street, it was cool to learn what's going on now. [quote]The City of Westminster is having the majority of crumbling asphalt at the site of the former Westminster Mall hauled away at no cost. Ames Granite Joint Venture, the primary contractor for the U.S. 36 Express Lanes project, plans to recycle about 144,000 tons of material from the site for use [...]

July 25th, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , |

Linking Email Addresses in WordPress

WordPress makes editing and formatting your website content as easy as possible. It also has built-in features for adding interactive links without needing to know any coding. However, in some cases there are specific words you'll need to use. In this guide, we'll show you how to create a clickable email address that will lauch the visitor's email client (Outlook, Apple Mail, etc) to send an email. In short, we'll be replacing "http://" with "mailto:" [...]

July 24th, 2013|Categories: Website Design|Tags: , |

Daylite Server Admin Slow to Launch

On our client servers and our own, we've noticed over time that Daylite Server Admin (DLSA) can take over five minutes to appear after clicking the icon. This can be frustrating when you're trying to get in to troubleshoot an issue. In these circumstances, time is of the essence and you're left wondering is something wrong, are we out of memory, will it ever launch ...? Luckily, there is a quick fix. We've been using [...]

July 24th, 2013|Categories: Daylite|