Altoid tins are the project cases of the year it seems. From Altoid’ed cell phone battery packs to minty optical mice. How odd it was to receive this “Curiously Strong” spam that was laser focused for me today (View image). I’ve been looking to make a gumball-like machine to embed a pre-paid cell phone with extended battery pack to SMS me when the “treat” levels get low, part of my research led me to think I’ll need a pretty hardcore enclosure to do this up proper. How fitting that I might use an Altoid gumball dispenser to mod, just like it’s tiny tin cousin.
Altoids vending machines