Fly an iPhone on a Rocket and Collect Data

westerfield iphone rocket

Data lovers, this week Make: Projects community member Mike Westerfield shared a pair of intriguing how-tos detailing how to fly a TI SensorTag and an iPhone on a model rocket to find acceleration, rotation, and pressure, then collect and analyze the data using a Bluetooth link to the iPhone and... Read more »

Magnetic Appcessories with Andrea Bianchi


Tangible interface researcher Andrea Bianchi, along with his colleague, Ian Oakley (University of Madeira / Carnegie Mellon Europe), have come with a novel approach to interacting with a mobile device. Using the magnetometer built into most modern smartphones, Bianchi and Oakley have created a series of tangible user interface demonstrations... Read more »

Evolution Dock Retrofit


If you were one of the many backers of the Elevation Dock for the iPhone, you may be acutely aware of its impending obsolescence due to Apple's recent product line refresh. Fear not, with a little 3D printed part, you can convert your beloved billet paper weight back into a... Read more »

The iPhone 4/4s Light Up Logo Mod

iPhone Light-Up Logo Mod

Are you a hardcore iPhone modder? That is, are you willing to disassemble your treasured device, put it under a microscope, and attack its tiny circuit board traces with a soldering iron? If so, then this new video from MAKE alum Becky Stern, over at adafruit, is for you. Read more »

Crafting iPhone 5 Accessories


For the iPhone lovers out there, who has a new phone and is already making new accessories for it? Kate Herd is already on the case creating a new cozy for her phone. If you’ve made something, make sure to share it with us. Read more »