Do-it-yourself

10.30.12
Holy Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Tetris ported to a jack-o'-lantern (video)
10.30.12

Holy Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Tetris ported to a jack-o'-lantern (video)

What happens when you gut a pumpkin and replace its insides with heat-shrink tubing, solder, 128 L...

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10.17.12
Gertboard extender for Raspberry Pi ships to advanced tinkerers
10.17.12

Gertboard extender for Raspberry Pi ships to advanced tinkerers

If a seemingly infinitely programmable mini computer like the Raspberry Pi is just too... limiting...

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10.08.12
Ben Heck builds Arduino-based automatic sunglasses, beats David Caruso to the punch (video)
10.08.12

Ben Heck builds Arduino-based automatic sunglasses, beats David Caruso to the punch (video)

CSI: Miami might be out of production, but that doesn't mean we'll be deprived of casual eyewear f...

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08.22.12
Vizio Co-Star teardown supplies the tech specs we never had
08.22.12

Vizio Co-Star teardown supplies the tech specs we never had

Vizio's Co-Star Google TV hub has been public knowledge for more than half of 2012, but it might a...

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08.20.12
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 teardown shows easy fixes, skimpy battery
08.20.12

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 teardown shows easy fixes, skimpy battery

We've already deconstructed Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 on a metaphorical level, and now it's iFixi...

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08.08.12
iFixit produces repair manual for MacBook Pro with Retina display, tests DIY's limits
08.08.12

iFixit produces repair manual for MacBook Pro with Retina display, tests DIY's limits

While we've been fans of the MacBook Pro with Retina display, iFixit hasn't been so keen -- a comp...

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07.15.12
Kontron preps first Tegra 3-based Mini-ITX board, homebrew gets an ARMful
07.15.12

Kontron preps first Tegra 3-based Mini-ITX board, homebrew gets an ARMful

Believe it or not, there's a potentially cheaper (and more customizable) way to get NVIDIA's quad-...

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07.05.12
Fujitsu starts build-it-yourself PC service, lets you go homebrew without the electrical shocks
07.05.12

Fujitsu starts build-it-yourself PC service, lets you go homebrew without the electrical shocks

Big PC companies are often seen as being at odds with the concept of custom-built computers: apart...

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07.03.12
Finally, the perfect joystick for ... StarCraft?
07.03.12

Finally, the perfect joystick for ... StarCraft?

The proprietors of fighting game fan site Shoryuken posed an interesting question to its community...

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