Posts Tagged 'DIY'

KANO KIT DIY Computer: A Computer So Simple, Anyone Can Assemble It

The Raspberry Pi computing platform definitely has some interesting applications. This project is no exception, because it will allow users of all ages and experience to assemble a DIY computer. A Raspberry Pi is used as the brains of the operation.

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Cardboard Computer and Plotter Really Work

I’ve heard of corrugated cardboard being used to house computers, but this project takes cardboard computing to a whole new level. Niklas Roy used rubber bands, rope and cardboard to create a functional, mechanical computer and plotter.

niklas roy cardboard plotter computer

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DIY Solar-Powered Hot Air Balloon: Up, Up and Away!

I guess that balloons and airships are in, because they are popping up everywhere. I remember one year, there was even a personal balloon with a rotor available for $10,000 in the American Express rewards catalog. This project takes personal ballooning a step further because it’s solar-powered and you can make it yourself.

diy solar hot air balloon

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A Very Affordable DIY IKEA Ribba Tablet Stand — IKEA Hackers

011513_rg_RibbaTabletStand_01.jpgOne of the reasons I’m a bit wary of buying dedicated stands for my tablet and smartphone is that technology seems to evolve quite quickly, and there’s no telling when your devices will no longer fit in them. Hacking one seems like a sensible option, since it’s low cost, you get to customize the stand to your liking, and you can always modify it to fit a newer device.

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How to Keep Water out of Any Canvas Bag

When it comes to bags and backpacks, the holy grail is a bag that’s completely waterproof, to protect all of your precious gadgets from rain and snow. Check out what Allen Mowery at DIY Photography has come up with. It’s an easy way to make any canvas bag water-resistant.

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DIY Silent Computer Doesn’t Make a Peep

I’ve gotten used to my computer rig making lots of noise, when it’s totally quiet, it usually indicates some sort of a hardware failure. Some computers run 24/7 and generate a lot of heat because getting work done. While there are certainly some machines out there that have no fans and are pretty quiet, Redditor DeFex wanted to build a rig that was completely silent, by doing away with fans, and all other moving parts.

diy silent computer heatsink

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DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!

Even though people haven’t been that hyped up about Google’s Project Glass of late, some technophiles still couldn’t wait and decided to hack together their own augmented reality eyewear. This particular design makes you look like some sort of space pirate.

space cyborg pirate google glass

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