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Re: can't log into main site because recaptcha

 by fawkes ¦  Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:27 pm ¦  Forum: SparkFun Site Questions/Comments ¦  Topic: can't log into main site because recaptcha ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 540

Your point being? Just because I let Sparkfun log my info doesn't mean I want Google to log my info. Also Sparkfun as far as I've noticed only logs page views. not mouse movements. And recaptcha makes the site unusable with or without logging.

reflective lcd numeric displays

 by fawkes ¦  Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:56 am ¦  Forum: New Product Ideas ¦  Topic: reflective lcd numeric displays ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 648

These are ubiquitous in every kind of consumer and industrial electronics. They are readable in daylight, unobtrusive, and use almost no power. Sparkfun has the Nokia dot-matrix (product 10168) displays but they are rather small, and use comparatively a lot of power (300 uA per the data sheet) compa...

16 key phone keypad

 by fawkes ¦  Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:48 am ¦  Forum: New Product Ideas ¦  Topic: 16 key phone keypad ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 422

I see there's a new version of the venerable 12 button phone keypad: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14662 It would be great to have a 16 button version of the same thing. I know those exist, probably from the same supplier. Little tiny keypads like found on ultra mini phones would also be very ni...

can't log into main site because recaptcha

 by fawkes ¦  Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:39 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Site Questions/Comments ¦  Topic: can't log into main site because recaptcha ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 540

Really, I have recaptcha blocked because of the privacy invasion (it sucks down your ip, browser info, and mouse biometrics, and sends it all back to google), but even ignoring that, it makes the site way too hard to use (spend 5 minutes guessing street signs in order to log in). Since my usual reas...