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Make Your Own Solar Powered, Portable WiFi HotSpot

If you had the chance to build a contraption that would provide you with green internet access almost anywhere, wouldn’t you take it? This DIY WiFi Repeater needs absolutely no electricity to function, yet extends your reach into the cloud by a significant amount. Solar panels power a Linksys WRT54G v8 router with 7.5 volts at 500 milliamps in direct ...

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DIY LEGO Internet Router

Adding to the awesomeness of his 2008 LEGO computer, Luke Anderson created this DIY project which helps you create your very own internet router built from LEGO bricks. Based around the Linksys WRT54GL router model, the LEGO Router works just like its Linksys counterpart except for its brick-tastic style. Basically Anderson took the innards of a perfectly usable Linksys router ...

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D-Link’s Peachy Green WiFi Routers

First, D-Link put routers in your pocket. Now, they’re thinking about the environment. D-Link is proud to claim it’s the first manufacturer to produce green home network WiFi routers capable of saving up to 40% in power usage. These routers are like a thoughtful roommate who never leaves the TV on or forgets to put the toilet seat down. With ...

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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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Battling Bots: Move It Slow Motion For Me

Fighting with DIY robots isn’t anything new. I mean come on, it’s on cable television. However, tearing apart a fax machine with a robot while filming in slow motion is news to me. Peep the video to see robots tearing each other to pieces as well as helpless office appliances and even golf balls getting caught in the crossfire. Watching ...

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WiFi Predator Noses Out Free Signals From Afar

Unsecured networks, get ready for your worst nightmare (if you imagine this said in the voice of the movie trailer voice-over guy it’s much more funny.) No signal is safe from… The WiFi Predator. The Predator is basically a modified wireless router connected to a high powered antennae, which runs off of a custom honed firmware, scoping out Wifi signals ...

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Review: silex technology SX-2000WG

Now, everyone knows about wired device servers, right? You have to have an ethernet cable routed to wherever you want the server to be, and then to wherever your devices are. But how about wireless device servers? The silex technology SX-2000WG is one and the only wire needed is the power adapter. With claims of up to 8x USB 2.0 ...

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D-Link Wireless Pocket Router gives you wireless where it wasn’t

We’ve all been there. You show up at a relative’s house for some holiday (you’d much rather be somewhere else), you bring your laptop in hopes of connecting to AIM, and when you arrive, no wireless. They do have the internet, but you would have to sit at their tiny desk in order to plug the ethernet into your laptop. ...

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