Hand-Crank USB Charger

I wanted to be able to charge my cell phone, MP3 player, and other USB devices while not having plug-in power available. This hand-crank generator, originally designed by Ben Heck, ended up working the best. Read more »

Nook Tablet Android Hack

This guide is for people that wish to have Android on their Nook but don’t want to do any complicated rooting processes. The reason I made this is because I tried to root my Nook tablet with no results at all and it was a waste of time; rooting may... Read more »

Kinect Hacking: Weather Map

Kinect for Xbox 360 is an amazing little device stuffed with magical sensors. Its revolutionary power and affordability ($150 without the Xbox console) has sparked a wave of innovation in human-computer interfaces that engage the whole body. Now all kinds of games and gadgets can recognize your movements and gestures... Read more »

Air Guitar Hero

By Robert Armiger and Carol Reiley We created Air Guitar Hero as a fun rehabilitation exercise for people with amputations. Here we’ll show you how to make an inexpensive version so anyone can play Guitar Hero without pushing buttons. It uses an electrode cuff, a modified Wii guitar controller, and... Read more »

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