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The Makeys Have Landed

We just got our first peek at the 2011 Makeys trophies, designed and printed by our pals at MakerBot Industries, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Thanks to Jonathan Monaghan for the design work, Matt Griffin for running the printers, Keith Ozar for coordinating it all, and... Read more »

Vote Now for the 2011 Makeys Winners

The nominations are closed! The polls are open! Tell your friends, family, and co-workers! Come one, come all, and vote to determine which of our twelve nominees will receive the first ever MAKE Magazine Industry Maker Awards at Maker Faire New York on September 18! Read more »

Makey Awards 2011 Nominee 11: Time Warner Cable, “Connect a Million Minds”

In April, 2009, Time Warner Cable, amid mounting concerns about flagging US competency in core technical areas, announced that it would be giving away $100 million to educational programs working in core science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines—the so-called STEM fields. Their Connect a Million Minds initiative, which is scheduled... Read more »

Makey Awards 2011 Nominee 10: Motorola Atrix 4G, “Most Repair-Friendly”

Motorola's high-end Atrix 4G Android smartphone swept the awards at CES 2011, where it was introduced, taking home media awards from CrunchGear, IGN, Laptop Magazine, Maximum PC, MSN,, Popular Mechanics, and Popular Science, as well as CNET's prestigious Best of CES 2011 in the "Smartphones" category. At the time... Read more »