Computing

Ugly Tie Turned Gorgeous Gadget Holder

Turn that old hideous tie your Grandmother gave you into something you’d actually use: a case for your iPod. Sure, you could use it for a slim cellphone and other small gadgets-or you could put some weed in it considering that the possibilities are endless.� You could make your own, but why struggle with the fact that you can’t sew ...

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DIY: Portable Password Generator

Just when you thought things couldn’t get nerdier, a DIY project like this comes along. Pass Key is the� password generator that is conveniently shaped like a candy bar making it the only portable gadget of its kind that I’ve seen.� It generates a 16-digit alphanumeric code as quick as you can press a button. The project takes about two ...

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The Hexapod Robot CNC Router is a 3-D Sculpting Machine!

This DIY project from Matt Denton is a six-legged robot that’s able to crawl onto a malleable surface and begin cutting images into it. Though the original design called for a basic pen for drawing, the robot’s now equipped with a cutting tool able to mill three-dimensional surfaces into high density foam.� It takes nearly 30 minutes to complete the ...

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Voice of Saturn Synth Kit

The description of the Voice of Saturn Synth Kit is making me very excited: This is a 10 step analog sequencer, which basically steps through 10 different voltage levels that are set by the black knobs. The output control voltage and trigger signals are typically used to control pitch, filters, drum triggers and an endless number of other parameters on ...

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Sony Vaio Mouse Doubles As An Internet Phone

Could Sony have gotten anymore simplistic than naming their new mouse with an integrated Internet phone Mouse Talk.� It has single-handedly inspired me to invent a toilet with an embedded radio I’m calling “Shit Listen.” If you’re gay for VoIP and you have no need for a comfortable mouse then Mouse Talk is for you. It lets you make and ...

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Vegas Launches Microsoft Surface Tables

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Microsoft Surface, it’s an iPhone-like touch interface for tables. You can play games, read menus and order food and beverages by interacting with a table. It’s been in prototype mode for awhile now but finally, Microsoft has launched Surface-enabled tables in Las Vegas. Harrah’s is offering the sleek new tables at the ...

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No Keys Needed On This Glass Keyboard

This glass surface with the form of keys etched in it is the latest project from designer Kong Fanwen. Using a motion capture camera mounted at the top, it tracks your finger motion and translates it to the computer as if you were typing on any normal keyboard. The �No-key Keyboard� is the sleekest looking keyboard we’ve seen in awhile ...

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Flight Black Box Case Mod

Brett chose one unique case for a PC but boy is he lucky he didn’t get destroyed by all the old asbestos sitting in this vintage flight box from Lockheed. Purchased from eBay, the box was gutted and a mini-ATX motherboard was placed inside. Not only is it fully functional, it looks good to boot. Don’t expect to be gaming ...

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DIY: Game Boy Floppy Drive

Have you ever wanted to add a floppy drive to your Nintendo Game Boy in order to read ROM files for all of your games? Neither have I, considering you can just download an emulator. Regardless, a French author has posted everything (even circuit diagrams) you’ll need to turn your portable gaming system into a cumbersome mess of wires. Sure, ...

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Blood Sugar Monitor On Your Dashboard

If you’re one of the many who suffer from diabetes and your glucose levels are so sporadic that driving any distance could lead to unpredictable results, then this device is for you. Medtronic Diabetes unveiled its new car, a Lincoln equipped with a system that wirelessly associates your glucose monitor with a screen on the dashboard to make driving safer ...

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