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Shirt detects cellphones

02/23/2010, Check out this unique shirt which is capable of detecting a cellphone that rings, making it perfect for settings where you put the phone on silent or vibrating mode, and yet need to attend to the call urgently. Operas would be a good example as there is...

Digital picture frame hacked

02/23/2010, Mr C Camacho decided to turn an inexpensive digital picture frame into a kind of e-book reader, thanks to his adeptness with a Python script which results in the ability for this hacked device to process books as well as create images of the pages. All...

DIY Gentle Wake Up Alarm Clock

02/21/2010, Michiel Spithoven knows that there are some people out there who generally hate being awakened rudely, which is why he came up with the DIY Gentle Wake Up Alarm Clock that allows one to be nudged awake without a loud jolt. For those who can’t be...

Vacuum gloves makes climbing buildings a snap

02/21/2010, Check out Jem Stansfiled with his latest invention – suction gloves that are made from ordinary vacuum cleaners. The household appliances’ motors have been modified into huge sucker pads that helps one cling on to buildings and other smooth,...

Spokeless bicycle looks cool

02/16/2010, Check out the mechanical engineering class at Yale who have come together in just a single semester, constructing a bicycle that has a spokeless back wheel. As you’ve probably noticed, only the back wheel is spokeless. This was done for several...

Hook Your Motorola Droid To USB Printers In The Future?

02/09/2010, How would you like to be able to hook up a USB printer, or USB flash drive to your Motorola Droid? That’s not possible just yet, but thanks to a couple of folks who were fiddling with the Motorola Droid, it might be possible in the future. With...

Hap.tickle Greeting dress

02/09/2010, Want to let your loved one know how much you love them, that giving them a tickle from time to time shows your affection? That’s what the Hap.tickle Greeting dress designed by Lina Saleem is all about, where it comes with its fair share of ruffles,...

RFID record player

02/09/2010, Have you ever wondered what a real world Cover Flow would be like? Wonder no more with Matt Brown’s invention – the RFID record player that is capable of playing songs on a turntable that interestingly enough, does not turn at all. This is...

Radio case mod looks interesting

02/08/2010, Gary of Bit-tech forums has come up with the case mod you see up here, where it receives most of its inspiration from the early era of electronics during the first couple of decades in the past century. Interestingly enough, Gary managed a feat that many...

Coffee Can Clock

02/08/2010, Have an old coffee can lying around with some spare time on your hands? The Coffee Can Clock sure looks as though it will work wonders in helping you keep the earth green while telling the time to whomever looks at it. It uses electronics based on...

Popcorn Tweets – entertainment and munchies go together

02/08/2010, What’s the point of watching a good movie without popcorn? That’s the premise which the Popcorn Tweet plays on, relying on Lego’s Mindstorm NXT as well as Labview software. It can be triggered via a #popcorn tweet, where the...

Electronic Key Impressioner

02/05/2010, Looks like aren’t all as cut out to be – not if Steve Randall and Ted Schwarzkopf have their way with their Electronic Key Impressioner. This device ought to be able to create a replacement car key without the need for its ID code, and this is...

Lego Spider Robot

02/04/2010, MkMan has come up with the rather delectable Lego spider robot, where it was created using pieces from a Mindstorm kit alongside a bunch of milled plastic parts. The legs themselves are provided by a locomotive concept known as Klann Linkage, where they...

A Rather Unpleasant iPhone Security Threat Has Surfaced

02/04/2010, Sure, we had a rather irritating “iPhone Rickrolling” issue a few months back, but that wasn’t all that harmful, not to mention you needed to jailbreak your iPhone and not change the default password for SSH to make it work. Now a more...