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Buzzed Buzzer Party Horn Knows How Drunk You Are

12/25/2012, It is the year end again, and we would no doubt have our choice of parties to attend to usher in the new year. Depending on where you live, chances are there will be some booze at those parties, and some of us might end up drinking too much for our own...

Magic marker unlocks hotel rooms

10/04/2012, In July this year, we covered a story on how security researcher Cody Brocious managed to unlock the doors of some 4 million hotel rooms using an Arduino microcontroller and some programming magic, affecting Onity’s range of electronic locks. Well, it...

Self-watering plants make holiday planning easier

07/25/2012, There is one issue about going on holidays if you are one who has a love for plants around the home. After all, going off for a long holiday would mean only one thing – your plants are going to get a whole lot thirsty especially if it is summer, and...

Morphing gown Mechapolypse is mind-controlled

06/14/2012, A dress that actually changes shape with the power of your mind? Now, that is truly something worth writing home about. Created by Nange Magro, this shape-shifting gown known as Mechapolypse will be able to illuminate and change its form, depending on the...

DIY Red Light Camera Alerter could help reduce your traffic tickets

04/16/2012, If you’re the type of person that frequently gets caught on camera trying to beat the red light, this is a DIY project that you might be interested in undertaking. While it does not actually help you beat the red light cameras, it will instead attempt...

Arduino hack offer Android phones secondary display

01/25/2012, The Nintendo DS, when it was first revealed to the masses, excited the industry, although many people thought that Nintendo was done for in the face of the Sony PSP which had superior graphical firepower – but it seems that in the end,...

Triggertrap is now up for pre-order

12/07/2011, Back in June we reported on a certain device called the Triggertrap. Basically what it does is it allows photographers to set up their camera along with the Triggertrap and release the shutter in a number of different ways. This includes triggers such as...

Googly Eye Shield for Arduino

11/23/2011, It must be said that not all Arduino devices are a success or even useful, some of them can just exist for the heck of it – I suppose it is very much the same with toy dog breeds that do not do anything other than being the perfect lap ornament (and...

Speed vest for cyclists shows how fast they’re going

10/07/2011, Most drivers are probably acutely aware of the frustrations of driving behind a cyclist. A cyclist could be pedaling away like crazy, but compared to a driver of a car who just needs to put the pedal to the metal and achieve speeds of 40-50mph, naturally...

D.I.Y Ambilight

10/05/2011, For those unfamiliar, there are certain Philips television sets that are able to project colored light onto the wall behind them. It is called the “Ambilight” and is synchronized with the content on screen to create a more immersive effect while...

Arduino based CPU temperature sensor

10/04/2011, There are times when our computers overheat for a good many variety of reasons. In the case of Taylor Niver who just bought a new graphics card for his computer, the GPU started overheating due to his power supply not being large enough to provide enough...

Mario in a box powered by Teagueduino

09/09/2011, Ever wanted to play Mario in a box? We’re not sure why you would, but it looks like Adam Kumpf and his team have created what they’re calling a video game in a box. It utilizes Teagueduino (which seems to be based on Arduino) and the game they created...