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DIY battery powered USB charger

11/02/2009, Check out this DIY battery powered USB charger that requires but a handful of extremely cheap components, although you will need some semblance of skill and electronics know-how before making your very own USB charger that won’t fry connected...

PSP Go modded

10/04/2009, The PSP Go might just have been released, but that has not stopped avid modders Flasher and Roro3030 from giving it a go. They’ve blinged up the PSP Go the techno way, by throwing in a bunch of fancy LEDs that light up to go along with your copy of...

DIY Word Clock

09/29/2009, MAKE subscriber Doug saw the word clock some time ago and decided he has the technical know how of coming up with his own version, which he succeeded as seen here. The front panel was built using an etched PCB, which translates to not requiring a laser...

KipKay alarm clock guaranteed to wake the dead

09/25/2009, No, we’re not talking about end time rapture here, but basically for the fact that KipKay’s latest alarm clock is more or less guaranteed to get you out of bed regardless of how little sleep you have had. This is made possible thanks to its...

One-handed Xbox 360 controller

09/24/2009, Ben Heck has come up with a one-handed Xbox 360 controller for that added difficulty level after you have mastered a particular game using both hands. He has introduced a semi-intrusive joystick that does away with the need for the left side of the...

HackAlert protects web businesses

09/22/2009, HackAlert is a SaaS application that aims to prevent legitimate website from being hacked and used as a Malware source via code injection. Code Injection is a hacking technique that consists in exploiting a weakness in the processing by introducing...

Sound Bag makes for portable audio sharing

09/17/2009, Portable speakers aren’t exactly thumping when it comes to sharing your music within a group, hence Dobson decided to take things into his own hands by placing speakers within a backpack, calling it the Sound Bag. What you get would be a couple of...

DIY hard drive speakers

09/16/2009, Want something different for your speaker set up at home where the computer is concerned? If you happen to have a penchant for DIY projects and mods, the DIY hard drive speakers ought to be your cup of tea then. This set of 20GB hard drives have merged...

Hard drive clock

09/16/2009, Isn’t it great to be a DIY enthusiast? You’re always on the lookout for something new to do with old stuff, and the hard drive clock is one of them thanks to Polish modder mb1988 who ensured this hard drive clock is a success thanks to the use...

Atari 800 laptop by Ben Heck

09/14/2009, Ben Heck must be the Usain Bolt of the tech world – he seems to outdo himself with each serious effort, and not by small increments but by leaps and bounds. Take his latest mod for example – known as the Atari 800 laptop, this model actually...

Kitchen PC recycles Eee PC 701

09/10/2009, The Eee PC 701 really kicked off the whole netbook fever thing, and it is interesting to know that there are many ways to “recycle” this piece of technology, where among them includes using it as part of your kitchen cabinet to make it a...

Xbox 360 controller buttons swapped

09/02/2009, Ben Heck is at it yet again, this time round catering to southpaws who happen to own an Xbox 360 and yet cannot get used to the way the left and right triggers are placed. Ben decided to swap the action buttons and D-pad positions, alongside the...

iTab Mini mod

08/27/2009, The not-so-secret Apple tablet might not be out anytime soon and we still don’t have a blurry spyshot to refer to, but if the iTab Mini is anything to go by, you can consider our appetites more than hungry for the real thing. This mod project sees a...

DIY cameraphone macro lens

08/25/2009, Want to add in a macro lens to your new cameraphone while using existing materials? That can easily be done as long as you have an old DVD player. Disassemble that and take out its lens, followed by making a lens holder out of ordinary cardboard. Place...