Instructables: exploring - technology - cell-phones - phone - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:27:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 10...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
Leather iPhone Case (buckle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-iPhone-Case-buckle/
Leather iPhone Case (buckle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SMALL.jpg earz_cd A few years ago, my job required me to crawl around under desks to run cabling and wiring for office cubicles. I usually kept my phone in my back pocket, but far too often it would slide out of my pocket as I was "crab crawling" on my back. I tried the standard belt holsters, but found that I'd regu...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:32:52 PST
Make your own cellphone from scratch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-cellphone-from-scratch/
Make your own cellphone from scratch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/ZPTI/HNQYA3DJ/FTCZPTIHNQYA3DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/ZPTI/HNQYA3DJ/FTCZPTIHNQYA3DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/ZPTI/HNQYA3DJ/FTCZPTIHNQYA3DJ.SMALL.jpg mellis The DIY Cellphone is a working (albeit basic) cellphone that you can make yourself. It can make and receive phone calls and text messages, store names and phone numbers, display the time, and serve as an alarm clock. It connects to GSM networks (like AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S.) using a regular (f...
By: mellis

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:57:35 PST
iPhone 5 Case, of Leather and Titanium http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-5-Case-of-Leather-and-Titanium/
iPhone 5 Case, of Leather and Titanium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SMALL.jpg Scotttland I wanted a very thin leather case for my iPhone 5.  Most of the ones I've seen either offer little protection or add bulk by trying to be a wallet and not quite making it.  While this case does not replace a wallet (I carry a lot of cards and I use my phone a lot, I don't want to be whipping-out my ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:09:18 PDT
Turn Your Phone Into A GPS Using K'nex! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Phone-Into-A-GPS-Using-Knex/
Turn Your Phone Into A GPS Using K'nex! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/7R0P/HHS9LGZC/FMQ7R0PHHS9LGZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/7R0P/HHS9LGZC/FMQ7R0PHHS9LGZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/7R0P/HHS9LGZC/FMQ7R0PHHS9LGZC.SMALL.jpg nerfrocketeer Imagine this: your lost in the wilderness on a lonely back road. You have no idea where you are and no way to find out. If only you had a way to find your way home! Luckily, you still have your cell phone and a box of K'nex in the trunk. It's time to make the (emergency) K'nex GPS/phone holder! This...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 17:59:38 PDT
Add Wireless Charging to Your Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Wireless-Charging-to-Your-Smartphone/
Add Wireless Charging to Your Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SMALL.jpg harari today more and more smartphones support wireless charging, whether it's out-of-the-box or via an available hardware upgrade (special back cover). but there is no reason why all other USB charged devices shouldn't enjoy the luxury of wireless charging. in this instructable i'll show you how to add w...
By: harari

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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:59:13 PDT
Phone Mount on Plane Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Mount-on-Plane-Seat/
Phone Mount on Plane Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1LFJ/HBXWRY8J/FUX1LFJHBXWRY8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1LFJ/HBXWRY8J/FUX1LFJHBXWRY8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1LFJ/HBXWRY8J/FUX1LFJHBXWRY8J.SMALL.jpg daemn22 I was traveling on a low cost carrier airline (budget airline) and found the trip frustrating as there is nothing to entertain me during my flight. I was able to utilize some items on the plane that can easily upgrade your seat with a screen for in flight videos. Total project is free of cost and to...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:51:58 PST
Thermal Imaging Phone Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Imaging-Phone-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SMALL.jpg RobHopeless I have a 100 year old house that can be drafty and hard to heat in the winter. I have been wanting a thermal imaging camera to help find leaks ever since we bought this house. So I finally just made my own.The temperature readings are overlaid onto the phone's camera display. The display is adjustab...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 20:08:01 PDT
Easy Phone Automation with NFC Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Phone-Automation-with-NFC-Tags/
Easy Phone Automation with NFC Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/THWE/H2WEX6XA/FN0THWEH2WEX6XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/THWE/H2WEX6XA/FN0THWEH2WEX6XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/THWE/H2WEX6XA/FN0THWEH2WEX6XA.SMALL.jpg CYNICALifornia More and more smart phones are coming out with NFC capability. But what does that mean for you? A few things: the ability to send data over a very small distance to another phone, the ability to use your phone as a wallet, and the ability to read and write NFC 'tags'. NFC stands for 'Near Field Com...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:01:59 PDT
Poor Man's Cell Phone IR Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Cell-Phone-IR-Filter/
Poor Man's Cell Phone IR Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/C57D/H21CGLMU/F2SC57DH21CGLMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/C57D/H21CGLMU/F2SC57DH21CGLMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/C57D/H21CGLMU/F2SC57DH21CGLMU.SMALL.jpg elmotactics IR photography is fun. However, getting a proper IR filter (technically a visible light filter but whatever) for your camera can be a pain, especially if you only have a point and shoot, or in my case, a cell phone. Sticking true to my "Poor Man's" philosophy of using only things I have around the h...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 22:44:01 PDT
Make a (NFC-enhanced) slip case for your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-NFC-enhanced-slip-case-for-your-phone/
Make a (NFC-enhanced) slip case for your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/B0M4/H1LWPSHJ/FKRB0M4H1LWPSHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/B0M4/H1LWPSHJ/FKRB0M4H1LWPSHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/B0M4/H1LWPSHJ/FKRB0M4H1LWPSHJ.SMALL.jpg karmagirl Have an Android phone with NFC capabilities? Make a multi-functional carrying case that automatically puts your ringer on silent, turns it up loud, or creates a Wi-Fi hotspot! Watch IMG_0433.MOV below for an overview of what it'll look like and what it does. If you don't have an Android (boo-urns!...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 09:09:52 PDT
Mobile Phone Alarm for a motorbike, car or anything you want http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorbike-Phone-Alarm/
Mobile Phone Alarm for a motorbike, car or anything you want - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZJ16/FTM73NFB/F5BZJ16FTM73NFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZJ16/FTM73NFB/F5BZJ16FTM73NFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZJ16/FTM73NFB/F5BZJ16FTM73NFB.SMALL.jpg simon72post I got fed up with normal alarms making a lot of noise, and no one taking any notice of them any more. Also not knowing if anyone had messed with my bike because I was to far away to hear the alarm.So I decided to make this alarm using an old mobile phone and a simple timer circuit. The basic princip...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2009 05:52:27 PDT
How to Make Your Own Screen Protector (for less than a nickel!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Screen-Protector-for-less-th/
How to Make Your Own Screen Protector (for less than a nickel!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BJFS/GDPPMAOD/F4EBJFSGDPPMAOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BJFS/GDPPMAOD/F4EBJFSGDPPMAOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/BJFS/GDPPMAOD/F4EBJFSGDPPMAOD.SMALL.jpg jen7714 So here's the story: you buy an expensive touchscreen phone or a iPod touch and do everything you can to protect it so you decide to visit an electronic store to buy a screen protector. Turns out the phone's not the only thing that's expensive; the little piece of plastic to protect your phone just ...
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 14:25:03 PDT
Adapting a Telephone Handset to a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapting-a-Telephone-Handset-to-a-Cell-Phone/
Adapting a Telephone Handset to a Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/GXEZ/FZWXOTDV/FZVGXEZFZWXOTDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/GXEZ/FZWXOTDV/FZVGXEZFZWXOTDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/GXEZ/FZWXOTDV/FZVGXEZFZWXOTDV.SMALL.jpg mouse.reeve By Bill Reeve (billreeve@yahoo.com) Adapted for instructables by Mouse (mouse.reeve@gmail.com) Disclaimer: The procedure described here may not work for you - that's a risk you have to take. If it doesn't work, or if you break something, it's not my fault - it's part of the adventure's risk. I assu...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:57:52 PDT
Paint your mobile phone: updated http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-mobile-phone/
Paint your mobile phone: updated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/590M/FYAJFQGW/FPO590MFYAJFQGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/590M/FYAJFQGW/FPO590MFYAJFQGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/590M/FYAJFQGW/FPO590MFYAJFQGW.SMALL.jpg and-reas So this is my Instructable of painting your mobile phone! In my case, it's a Nokia 3310. The reason why I chose to paint this particular phone is because of the changeable covers. (And it is my phone. And it has Snake II on it.) If you screw up, you can buy a new cover and your phone is as good as ...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 16:44:30 PDT
How To Save Your Wet Cell Phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Save-Your-Wet-Cell-Phone/
How To Save Your Wet Cell Phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DKH8/FRIQXVPP/F8YDKH8FRIQXVPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DKH8/FRIQXVPP/F8YDKH8FRIQXVPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DKH8/FRIQXVPP/F8YDKH8FRIQXVPP.SMALL.jpg aKaMaKaVeLy First off, Hello and thanks for viewing my instructable.Most of us have experienced dropping or spilling liquid over our over priced sensitive cell phones or gadgets and lost them forever. Most people try to save their gadgets the wrong way . ex using a hair dryer witch may force moisture further i...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 11:21:01 PST
A Get Smart Style Shoe Phone (gen 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Get-Smart-Style-Shoe-Phone-gen-2/
A Get Smart Style Shoe Phone (gen 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CKL9/FQWVV7PS/FJKCKL9FQWVV7PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CKL9/FQWVV7PS/FJKCKL9FQWVV7PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CKL9/FQWVV7PS/FJKCKL9FQWVV7PS.SMALL.jpg gardners This is another in my Get Smart series, which also includes my first working wearable shoe phone, a cone of silence and a phone booth.This real working shoe phone, with the phone in one shoe and the bluetooth headset in the other, was the basis of a Flinders University press release, on The New Inve...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009 04:24:28 PST
Wearable Shoe Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wearable-Shoe-Phone/
Wearable Shoe Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/5B3K/FQWVUVUK/FE85B3KFQWVUVUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/5B3K/FQWVUVUK/FE85B3KFQWVUVUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/5B3K/FQWVUVUK/FE85B3KFQWVUVUK.SMALL.jpg mikeyberman Any sane geek would think that something as cool as Maxwell Smart's shoe-phone would be everywhere. You'd think there'd be a company or two selling them online, and the internet would be filled with hobbyists boasting about how proud they are of them.But it's only ever been done once. That's right, ...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2009 23:16:16 PST
Cheap headset + broken cellphone = "SkypeCell" http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-headset-broken-cellphone-quotSkypeCell/
Cheap headset + broken cellphone = "SkypeCell" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/I54T/FLROLZO9/FUWI54TFLROLZO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/I54T/FLROLZO9/FUWI54TFLROLZO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/I54T/FLROLZO9/FUWI54TFLROLZO9.SMALL.jpg JFDuval For this first Instructable, I'll show you a recent hack I made.I had a cheap malfunctioning headset and a broken cellphone (cracked screen) and I needed a reliable solution to make calls with Skype... so I combined two ready-for-trash items in a good SkypeCell! What you need A) If you are wealth...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2008 20:22:31 PDT
AA Battery Powered Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/AA-Battery-Powered-Cell-Phone/
AA Battery Powered Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/WD4E/FJAI33HR/FGQWD4EFJAI33HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/WD4E/FJAI33HR/FGQWD4EFJAI33HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/WD4E/FJAI33HR/FGQWD4EFJAI33HR.SMALL.jpg Kention3 Has the battery in your cell phone died forever? Try this to extend your phone's life time. what you'll need See picture... You'll also need a cell phone that takes a battery of 3-3.7 volts. The Battery Case If your battery case has wires on it already, skip this step. Use the needle nosed p...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2008 20:41:00 PDT
Modifying a Cheap Portable Cellphone Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-a-Cheap-Portable-Cellphone-Jammer/
Modifying a Cheap Portable Cellphone Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MK20/F5R8QQ6U/FG4MK20F5R8QQ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MK20/F5R8QQ6U/FG4MK20F5R8QQ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MK20/F5R8QQ6U/FG4MK20F5R8QQ6U.SMALL.jpg Blastwavelabs This instructable is going to show you a quick process which will allow you to convert a cheap portable cellphone jammer from Chinese frequency's (I think) over to American or other regions frequency's.Specifically this model from dealextreme.com:http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.4355Importa...
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