Gorgeous tri-copter project

Fun & Games

Tom’s Guide has a detailed project article for this amazing camera-equipped tri-copter R/C flier. The piece takes you through the design and build process, from inception of the idea, through building and troubleshooting, to the finished flier. Very cool.

Make Your Own Gadget: From Idea To Reality

In case you missed it, we are currently running a gadget design contest ourselves (sponsored by Design News, Texas Instruments, Alibre, and Allied Electronics). If you’re inspired to design a gadget, get thee to the Gadget Freak Design Contest landing page.

From the pages of MAKE:

MAKE Volume 22, Remote Control Everything
Automate your world with remote control. From pet care to power outlets, from toys to telepresence, we’ll show you how to add a joystick, push-button, twist-knob, or timer to just about anything. Don’t forget, subscribers can always read the digital edition here.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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