A glowing plastic cube that lights up when you have mail in your Gmail inbox, via a Boarduino MCU:
The following guide is deliberately fairly high-level, because the exact details will vary depending on your operating system and particular hardware setup. I did this with my Mac, but hopefully there’ll be enough information here for you make it work on your system, perhaps with a little Googling.
If you don’t happen to have a glowing cube lying around, you can modify this to work with almost any output device you could think of, from a simple LED, or a buzzer, to something far more clever like moving a servo (Gmail Notifier Robot, anyone?)
How to make a Physical Gmail Notifier – Link
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opps… now the link is there…
Thanks for folks quickly pointing out the missing link. Fixed.
I want to BUY something like this. I’ve been looking for years, anyone know of anything out there? Any links would be appreciated.
that’s fucking cool!
is it true that clearence is fat
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