DIYs & Mods

Crocheted Foot Long Has The Works

Seeing this crocheted sandwich makes me hungry for a hoagie. Etsy seller Candypop Creations is crazy for crocheting and it shows with this foot long sandwich I’m just dying to sink my teeth in to. All I’d get is a mouthful of yarn, but with a vivid imagination that yarn could taste like my favorite sandwich from DiVellos Deli. What ...

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Bare Your Solio To Me, Arduino

Jonah over at MAKE points out that you can actually make your Arduino a lot greener. How? Use a Solio with an external USB cable to provide your favorite microcontroller with power. If you don’t know what a Solio is, it’s essentially a small solar powered gadget charger. While this isn’t exactly a breathtaking hack or anything like that, it’s ...

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Indie Devs Rejoice: Playstation 2 Is Open Platform In Europe

It might seem like the Playstation 2 is going the way of the dodo, but it’s not even close to burning out. That’s because Sony Europe’s developer relations manager George Bain announced that it’s no longer necessary for developers to submit upcoming titles to Sony for content approval. This makes the Playstation 2 officially an open platform, allowing indie developers ...

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Open Source “Game Boy” Made With An Arduino

Here’s an Arduino with a shitload of modules and shields attached to it. Blogger Matt sells these on his site, Liquidware.com, for $249.93. It comes with an Arduino, a MeCap Backpack, a TouchShield Stealth, an ExtenderShield and an InputShield. The TouchShield reads the position of the joystick, and outputs a little colored dot on the TouchShield screen. It’s essentially an ...

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Unlocked HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1 Being Sold Worldwide

Some online retailer is selling the HTC Dream, otherwise known as the T-Mobile G1 and Google Phone, unlocked and ready to roll. Get ’em while they’re hot. At $700 a pop, however, I’d think twice about plunking down that hard-earned cash. That is, unless you’re a drug dealer. Then it’s not hard-earned whatsoever. Link

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Marriage Proposal With A Chrono Trigger Hack

We all do some pretty dorky things in our time. Whether it be waiting two hours to get an autograph from William Shatner or cosplaying as one of your favorite Star Wars characters, dorkiness never escapes us. Hacking a video game to propose marriage is another feat that tops our list. A guy who goes by the handle TheRealPfhreak hacked ...

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Stunning High Speed Arduino Photography

Who would have thought that our favorite microcontroller, the Arduino Duemilanove, could be used for taking incredible pictures with high speed photography techniques? Using a laser and sensors, this photographer used an Arduino to capture these amazing photographs. Can you believe that’s paint? Hit the jump for more unbelievable photos.

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Lineal TML 01 DIY Synthesizer

I’m no expert on synthesis but I know a good keyboard when I see one and this would most certainly make Frankie Goes To Hollywood proud. The project dates back to 1992 and features MIDI and VCF synthesis. Really a fine piece of DIY right here. Link [via]

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Unlock Your T-Mobile G1 In 30 Seconds

Love your shiny, new G1 phone but don’t want to stay bound to T-Mobile? No problemo. The team at Love For Biz discovered you can unlock the G1 yourself in little to no time. Here’s how it’s done: 1. Insert friends activated T-mobile SIM into G1 along with battery 2. Power on and wait for setup screen 3. Go through ...

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If I Only Had A Brain

Have an extra melon around the house? Excellent. While I would suggest cutting that sucker up and digging in, MAKE and Instructables want you to turn it into a brain. A great little DIY project for Halloween, provided you don’t go around eating melon brains like a zombie. Manners first! Link [via]

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