Posts by tag: diy

diy July 27, 2015 posted by

ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit – a robot kit for the brave

There are many kits on the market today that can help you build your own personal robot. Of course these little machines are generally very simple and not likely to be able to do anything cool like fetch drinks or protect your home from invaders. The ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit won’t help you build a Terminator either but it gets a bit closer to it.

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ROBOTIS Bioloid Premium Kit – a robot kit for the brave
Gadgets March 6, 2015 posted by

Bondic – the only glue you’ll ever need

Anyone who is at least a little crafty will know that glue does not work on everything. It just doesn’t. Also it tends to involve its own set of clean up requirements not to mention if you want it to last, you’ve got to get the right glue for the job. Bondic is a liquid plastic that hardens under UV light and manages to be the right glue for many jobs.

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Bondic – the only glue you’ll ever need
diy January 13, 2015 posted by

Bare Conductive Pen – draw your own circuits

There’s something about playing with electronics that is really, really cool. It doesn’t matter what you’re building, a tiny robot or just a light switch, there’s something exciting about working with electronics. If you’re just testing something out, the Bare Conductive Pen could be an easy solution.

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Bare Conductive Pen – draw your own circuits
cool tech October 27, 2014 posted by

Pi-Top – build your own ultra cool laptop in just 1, 2, 3…

The Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile computers with the cutest name, and people are using the ultra low price device to make all sorts of cool stuff, including tiny robots and other unusual things. Something about this tiny little guy just breeds innovation. But if you’re only a casual user of technology trying to break into more advanced electronics, it can all seem a bit intimidating. Enter the Pi-Top, a DIY laptop based around the Raspberry Pi.

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Pi-Top – build your own ultra cool laptop in just 1, 2, 3…
cool tech July 7, 2014 posted by

Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy

The Oculus Rift is the VR baby of the tech world but it’s not the only game out there. In fact, for a few bucks you can actually build your own. Sure it won’t be as sleek as the Oculus Rift but the Google Cardboard VR Toolkit will definitely take you less time to build, and you won’t need gazillions in venture capital and a buyout to make your eyes happy.

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Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy
Free Software June 30, 2014 posted by

Dulux Visualizer – cool app lets you view your room in any color instantly, interior design just got real [Freeware]

Summer time is a time for moving and home renovations. Whether it’s a new house or an old one, painting the walls really stamps it as your own. But deciding what color to go with or how that perfect shade of magenta will really look once it’s applied is anyone’s guess. With the Dulux Visualizer app, you won’t have to guess anymore thanks to some very clever augmented reality tech.

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Dulux Visualizer – cool app lets you view your room in any color instantly, interior design just got real [Freeware]
Awesome June 28, 2012 posted by

Tindie is a DIY hardware hacker hobbyist heaven

What’s really great about teh Internets is how easy it is to get exposure to stuff you wouldn’t usually see. Take the wide world of hardware hacking for instance. Clearly populated by incredibly intelligent beings from a distant galaxy, this community has up to now lurked in hidden basements across the world, dreaming up cool new toys and building stuff…just for a laugh. The problem is, we mere mortals have had no way to interact with these exotic creatures, until…

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