DIYs & Mods

Giant’s hand makes iPhone look smaller

You’ve gotta love forced prospective. Apple sure does. To make the dimensions of the iPhone look smaller, it seems Apple has hired a big handed model to show off the iPhone in all of its static dimensioned glory. To our knowledge, the dimensional specs of the iPhone haven’t changed at all. Though the dimensional specs of the model seem to ...

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Dirty Don’s Margarita machine makes one mean brew

While we don’t think we’d accept a mixed drink from someone named “Dirty Don”, we can’t help but love his creation of the Margarita Maker. Built over a trailer, the Dirty Don customed himself a 6 inch tall blender blade, mixed it with a small block 400 and other assorted parts, and created the fastest Margarita mixer ever created. ...

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Data Matrix “Hello, World” in field causes PHP hootenanny

German programmer Bernd Hopfengrtner (say that 3 times fast) is one weird geeky cat. Using the visual code, data matrix (which was originally confused as Semacode), Bernd spells out “Hello, World” for all passerbys to see. As long as those passerbys happen to be flying. The 160 square meter coding artwork is encoded with a URL using the SDK provided ...

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Russian bank ATM requiring Windows product activation

It is always interesting to see how companies use pirated softwares so obviously in public. This time it just happens to be a Russian bank on their ATM machine… come on, how much more money does it take to buy a fully cracked Windows?Fine, we give them a benefit of doubt, they are only a bunch of honest people ...

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DIY: R/C Steam Turbine Tank

We are aware that R/C cars might not be the hottest thing right now for us geeks, especially with all of the other toys floating around. Though, this DIY R/C Stea, Turbine Tank is a unique opportunity for you to make something that hasn’t been done 3 billion times. Take heed, because this project is not a safe one. You’ll ...

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How To add internal Bluetooth to your Tablet PC

Despite the technological advancement of the Tablet PC, many are yet to have integrated wireless services such as Bluetooth. Though if you don’t mind voiding your warranty, there is a way to do it yourself with a few mods using a USB Bluetooth module and a few simple circuits. To integrate Bluetooth into your tablet, you’ll have to connect a ...

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DIY: Vintage Radio with Wi-Fi goodness

There’s something about the look and feel of vintage radios that will never lose its classic touch. This DIY project allows you to keep that vintage edge, while adding in a touch of modern technology. At first glance, you might be fooled into thinking it’s just a restored antique. But then you’ll notice the LCD screen. Using the casing of ...

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DIY: Dangerous-looking Roller Skates

How many people really feel like spending money on a new pain of roller skates? This DIYer sure didn’t want too. Taking what looks to be the wheels of an old desk chair, and taping them onto a pair of old boots, he made his very own street melting roller blades without the need of any new supplies. We really ...

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Lucifer Matchbox is a real fire starter

When you lose your lighter, matches are sometimes a last resort for lighting whatever needs to be lit. It’s just a pain in the ass to keep having to strike matches over and over again. The Lucifer Matchbox ignites the match as you pull it out of the match hole, yet all of the other matches remain untouched. The box ...

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