MAKE at CES 2013: Sifteo Cubes


For the upcoming MAKE Volume 33, David Merrill contributed an article called Going Pro, about how makers are turning hand-soldered prototypes into real consumer electronics. He’s here in the Gaming Showcase section at CES showing off Sifteo Cubes, an interactive gaming platform that uses small cubes with embedded sensors and... Read more »

Guitar Strap Gamepad


If you’re playing Rocksmith (and I think you should be), and you’re playing standing up (ditto), you have probably run into the “where do I put the controller” problem. The gamepad is required to navigate the menu system between songs, and if you play in a standing position you have... Read more »

Painting a One-Off QR Code on a Large Surface


If you want to share something with the technological elite, there’s no better way than the QR code. Very dense and durable, it’s also “platform agnostic.” There exist several methods to make a code stencil, but they either require time or a laser CNC table. Read more »