Computers & Mobile

The latest DIY ideas, techniques and tools for digital gadgetry, open code, smart hacks, and more. Processing power to the people!

Make a Macro Lens for Your Phonecam from an Old Camera

Make a Macro Lens for Your Phonecam from an Old Camera

Repurpose the lens from an unused digital camera into a close-up lens for your smart phone.

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Roblox Introduces Education Initiative to Inspire a New Generation of Game Designers

Roblox Introduces Education Initiative to Inspire a New Generation of Game Designers

Today, Roblox launched Roblox Education, an initiative to teach kids how to code by helping them program their own Jurassic Park-inspired video game.

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Maker Pro News: Makers Will Run the Factories of the Future

Maker Pro News: Makers Will Run the Factories of the Future

The U.S. manufacturing sector has changed profoundly over the past two decades, with classic assembly lines giving way to a streamlined, automated environment that often harnesses the latest fabrication technology.

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Qualcomm Celebrates Three Years of DragonBoard 410c at Maker Faire With Games, an LED Helmet, and a Robot Dress

Qualcomm Celebrates Three Years of DragonBoard 410c at Maker Faire With Games, an LED Helmet, and a Robot Dress

In May 2015 at Maker Faire Bay Area, Qualcomm unveiled the DragonBoard 410c, a powerful, diminutive single board computer aimed at bringing makers into the orbit of the semiconductor giant. Leveraging the Snapdragon processor, it offers a 64-bit quad core running at 1.2 Ghz, 8 GB of flash memory, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and the ability to […]

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Turning an iPhone into a USB Flash Drive?

Turning an iPhone into a USB Flash Drive?

Watch an extended exercise in frustration eventually reveal the true rewards of hardware hacking.

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