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Sleep Remaining Indicator

01/25/2010, Research has shown that we do not get that much sleep these days due to stress at work and at home, alongside being driven to overwork by our paymasters. Well, the Sleep Remaining Indicator is a DIY device which functions in a somewhat similar manner as...

Samsung NC10 receives another mini PCI-E slot

01/25/2010, While the stock model of the Samsung NC10 comes with a sole mini PCI-E slot, why not literally take things into your own hands by introducing a second mini PCI-E slot into the venerable netbook? Since there is no actual socket, this DIY will require you...

Kitten roars its way to reality

01/25/2010, Fancy a vehicle named the Kitten, but is nothing that tame? No sir, this creation of Gregory deGouveia took him around one week to complete the frame and wheels, followed by an equal amount of time for the headlights and brakes. The final result? A form...

Kamikaze 64 is best Nintendo 64 mod yet

01/25/2010, The Kamikaze 64 could very well be the best Nintendo 64 handheld mod to date, as you will be able to enjoy the full range of controls, accompanied by input for a second controller. When you’re not out and about, why not hook it up to your living...

Game Boy Advance Flash Drive

01/22/2010, The Game Boy has undergone a fair number of mods to date, but how about the Game Boy Advance? Well, the latter’s cartridges are pretty nifty for some DIY mod work as with the case of this Game Boy Advance Flash Drive. Capable of holding up to 16GB...

Google Nexus One with multitouch browser

01/22/2010, It often takes a community to come up with modifications and changes that will affect a particular device positively after the manufacturer failed to listen to its customers, and that’s what happened with Google’s Nexus One handset. A...

Billy Bass augmented and imbued with more power

01/21/2010, Will decided to turn an ordinary looking Billy Bass into a device that can play back selectable audio clips according to your whims and fancies. Needless to say, this would mean removing the original printed circuit board, where it has been replaced by a...

DIY music controller developed

01/20/2010, Ryan Raffa came up with an audio controller that features an ADXL 335 accelerometer that is used for motion sensing purposes alongside an Arduino board which will communicate serially with Max MSP. The controller itself is equipped with input for five...

DIY face tracking with X10 camera turret

01/19/2010, Want to come up with your very own face tracking solution for your home? You won’t go wrong with the X10 camera turret alongside the instructions over at Extremetech as they came up with a guide on placing virtually every element of your home at...

Misa Digital Guitar

01/19/2010, This has got to be one of the coolest guitars around if you’re not a rock star – the Misa Digital Guitar which boasts its very own touchpad. Lovingly constructed by Sydney-based designer Michael, the Misa Digital Guitar relies on your right...

DIY Solar Dog charger

01/12/2010, If your dog can pull you along on a sled, then chances are you’ve got a green mode of transport although picking up after its poop could prove to be on tedious affair especially when you are on a long trip. The DIY Solar Dog Charger prototype by...

Google Nexus One gets tethering

01/09/2010, The Google Nexus One has been hacked now, where both wireless and wired tethering is now available in Android 2.1. To get this up and running, you will need to install some add-ons from the folks at XDA forums. Bear in mind that this is not a full ROM...

Handheld wireless visual interface for PS3

12/30/2009, The Sony PS3 has gotten an extremely interesting DIY peripheral in the form of a handheld wireless visual interface for Sony’s console, where a 1.2GHz wireless transmitter will send controller commands to the PS3, while retrieving video signals from...

Automatic Wireless Drink Mixer

12/30/2009, Forget the bartender – you can always check out the Automatic Wireless Drink Mixer, which is the culmination of a bunch of students from the University of Washington Electrical Engineering undergoing the Embedded Systems EE478 class. This automatic...