Gadgets

Butterfly phone concept made by a high-schooler is gorgeous

Believe it or not, this exquisite phone concept design was made by a high school student. 15-year-old Andrew Kim posted his design on a forum recently and has understandably been getting great feedback. The Butterfly features a horizontal slider with dual AMOLED touchscreens. Unlike other horizontal sliding phones, Butterfly would feature a “slide ‘n tilt” feature, allowing the first screen ...

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DIY: Creative ways to recycle your peripherals

Here’s a few ways to not have to throw out stuff, such as the Bagel Holding CD Spindle. These methods concern peripherals though, rather than casing. We all have mountains of broken peripherals scattered around our houses. You might remember the DIY Keyboard Wallet. Well what about when you feel a little more creative and want to do your own ...

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Give yourself a hand with FreeHand

Remember back in the dark ages when fanny packs were the trendy method of thingamabob carrying? We shudder to bring back those memories. Thankfully, a new device is letting us further forget about that dreaded waist hugger. FreeHand is a fanny pack for your wrist, or at least that’s the easiest way to describe it. FreeHand gives you an extra ...

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Burn yourself a bagel and put it on a spindle

If you’re anything like us, you hate wasting stuff knowing that there has to be another purpose for them. For example, take an empty CD spindle. Once you’ve used all of the CD’s and distributed them (or lost them) what are you to do with the empty spindle? It seems useful enough. How about as a cool little Tupperware-like container ...

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Make music with a Sardine Can Instrument

Sardines aren’t only for train squatting drifters anymore. Made entirely out of a sardine can, “The classic” is a homemade pocket piano. The classic is available for sale over at Etsy for $120 with only 1 in stock. That’s right, this thing is EXCLUSIVE to the max. If you’ve been looking for a homemade instrument or are just a really ...

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DIY: Wearable LED Light Bracelet Cuff

Jealous of the way other people’s wrists glow and yours is just plain and pasty? You too can have shiny wrists. Perhaps shinier than anyone else’s wrist. The Sparklab Wearable Light kit is a wrist cuff with embedded LED’s. The Velcro strap acts as a switch, so that the lights are only illuminated when the bracelet is being worn. The ...

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Battery Powered Arco Lamp kit

This is kinda like the 9V LED Flashlight we told you about. This Battery Powered Arco Lamp kit allows you to make your own Arco styled light which can be connected right into a 9V battery. The kit includes all you need to customize yourself a snazzy looking 9V lamp. Arco is only one of the designs available to be ...

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Dot Creator for pixel art fun

Pixel art is one of those things that will never be given the credit it deserves. We’ve seen some crazy pixel art in our time and we hope we see more. While The Dot Creator probably wont lead to you making a pixel-ized masterpiece, it’s a good starting point for the budding pixel artist within. The Dot Creator’s 21 x ...

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Attack of the Giant Desk Lamp

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of their first release, Angelpoise has launched its Giant Desk Lamp. Besides scaring old people and smaller desk lamps, the Giant Angelpoise might be the largest commercial desk lamp ever available. We have no facts to back that up, but we think it’s a safe assumption. The Giant Lamp is three times the size ...

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DIY: Flash memory in (almost) any iPod

Why Apple hasn’t gotten with the program and jumped on to the flash memory train yet is beyond us. Why give themselves the extra trouble of a drive with moving parts? This hack shows you how to install flash memory into almost any iPod. Make sure you back up all your music BEFORE you start. Sadly, there are no directions ...

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