Posts Tagged 'hacks'

Hate Loose Earbuds? Try These Easy DIY Earbud Modifications

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There’s nothing more annoying than going for a run or being out during an errand with your favorite pair of earphones, and having to constantly fiddle with them so they stay put. In my experience, specific types of earbud covers are needed to prevent earbuds from popping out. Here are some easy ways to making them stay put from a DIY perspective…

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LEGO Dock for Nokia Lumia 900 Lets You Safely Brick Your Phone

The cyan-framed Nokia Lumia 900 is a cool looking phone, but it’s not perfect. While it’s not that expensive, and the OS is pretty sweet, it definitely could use a nice charging dock. Check out this LEGO beauty which was constructed by Baris Eris.

lego nokia lumia 900 charging dock

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Coffee-Stained Apple Smart Cover: The Best Part of Waking Up (Your iPad)

I’ll admit that I thought that the Apple Smart Cover was cool in the beginning, but after having used it for a while, there are plenty of other covers that work as well or even better than the Smart Cover. However, instead of just leaving your old Smart Cover aside, how about staining it with coffee to give it a new look?

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Low-Tech Brain Hacks to Wake Up Fully in the Morning

wake3912.jpgMost of us have to wake up in the mornings to get to our jobs. As painful as it is, it’s just something that almost everyone has to deal with. That being said, there are a couple of easy ways of making this easier on your brain, which can be especially foggy right after being torn from deep slumber. More

MakerBot Replicator: Out of Star Trek into Your Own Garage!

I’ve always been a fan of 3D printers, especially when nowadays you can have one in your garage or basement and just print away. Bre Pettis has unveiled the latest edition of the MakerBot 3D printer. It’s called the Replicator and includes a host of improvements, which will allow you to replicate almost anything you can imagine.

MakerBot Replicator 3d printer

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Remote Control Shutter Release Made Out of Wii Nunchuk

You probably have one or two extra Wii Nunchuk controllers lying about, or better yet, some cheapo knock-off ones that your friends, family, or kids just chucked around too hard and you no longer use. This was why Duncan Murdock decided to use one of those spare controllers to make a remote shutter control for his new DSLR.

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The Best in IKEA Hacks Best of 2011

We love our IKEA hacks since the furniture is moderately affordable and easily modified to suit our needs, whatever they might be. While the standard all-IKEA look might look dated, there’s nothing stopping you from hacking your heart out, to customize your furniture to what you want it to look like. Here are our favorite hacks from 2011.

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Make Your Old PC Into a Data Server

110711_rg_DataCenter_01.jpgLike many people, we’ve got a MacBook, but this is a recent update. We’ve always had PC computers. At one point, there were probably around 6-8 old PCs in various states of assembly in our home office, which got a bit cluttered. That being said, there are many things that you can do with old PCs, and making yours into a data server makes sense since it’s something that desktops do well.

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Trial & Error: Finding the Best Home Office Layout

It’s easy to get into a routine in your home office. And while we’d always like to believe we get things right the first time (like Mike’s setup above), it’s often the case optimizing a room like a home office takes a bit of trial and error. Which is why it’s paramount you fiddle around with the elements in your home office to discover the best possible layout. Here’s how…

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When Your Bedroom Has to Double Up As Your Office

One of favorite things about setting up a new home office (or simply redecorating one) is the opportunity to plan a whole new layout. It was this very opportunity that led student, Vangelis, to a few different modifications to his IKEA bedroom, which also happens to double as his home office.

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