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Adam Flaherty

Adam Flaherty

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I'm often surprised how much one can fit inside a trailer. Check out this deceptively accommodating movie theater crammed into a recycled 1960's era travel trailer. It's solar powered and comes complete with ticket booth, concession stand, and seating for eight adults. Read more »

If you're one of the lucky folks to have received a Google Cr-48 notebook computer running Chrome OS, you might find it interesting that the same hardware can also run Mac OS X. Though it doesn't have hardware accelerated graphics and the track pad is a little glitchy, it does... Read more »

Looking for a smartphone remote app for your robot project? Look no further than the new Cellbots app for Android. The gang over at have been busy creating an accessible and full-featured controller app with multiple modes for maximum flexibility. The app works with iRobot Create, LEGO Mindstorms, VEX... Read more »

Are you sick of slick black plastic enclosures that collect fingerprints and smudge marks? Sure, you could go out and buy a case for your mobile, but that just adds more bulk to something you're ultimately going to stuff into a pocket. This DIY case mod from xda-developers member mhaedo... Read more »

The iGloLED programmable RGB rope light kit falls somewhere between your garden variety X-mas tree lights and professional grade carnival ride lights. At $300 for a 16.4' set of 120 lights, they're one of the more expensive options out there, but if you're looking for a novelty lighting effect that's... Read more »

For around $30k you, too, could have your very own iPhone display built using 56 iPads. Though comprised of interactive displays, I'd be surprised if the display itself was interactive. Now I'm just curious how many of these it would take to build a ginormous iPod Nano display. Read more »

Kinect hacker Oliver Kreylos and pals are using a couple of Microsoft Kinect 3D game controllers and custom software to enable 3D holographic video chat. Their setup differs from traditional 3D video in that the participant is captured and mapped in real-time allowing others to view them from any angle... Read more »


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