Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - hack - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:07:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 AAA/9volt Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA9volt-Battery-Hack/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 14:27:09 PDT
Transform your oyster travelcard with sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-your-Oyster-travelcard-with-sugru/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:50:26 PDT
Ear Phone Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ear-Phone-Hack/
Ear Phone Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/ADOD/HVPKZKHS/FJ1ADODHVPKZKHS.SMALL.jpg anchit11 Aren't we all having problems with our earphones? You get em' in your pocket and boom they all fumble up..So here are two pretty cool hacks with which you could keep them(earphones) in place without letting them scramble like eggs.You will need these following tools:-1)Ear Phone2) Any card (A "Sti...
By: anchit11

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Tue, 27 May 2014 12:50:58 PDT
Home Security System Using Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Security-System-Using-Cell-Phone/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 15:27:18 PDT
Computer Power Supply to Bench Power Supply Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Power-Supply-to-Bench-Power-Supply-Adapte/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:59:50 PDT
How to Hack a computer atx power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-computer-atx-power-supply/
How to Hack a computer atx power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/V936/GVOW526L/F69V936GVOW526L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/V936/GVOW526L/F69V936GVOW526L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/V936/GVOW526L/F69V936GVOW526L.SMALL.jpg HACKER_PRO Hi everyone, this is my first instructable and it's about how to Hack an ATX computer power supply and then put it in a nice little case so it's ready for use. I have made several of these before and decided to make an instructable about it. I will try to include as much detail in this instructable ...
By: HACKER_PRO

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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 06:03:35 PST
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/eLab-Hackerspace-GSM-Access-Control-System/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:22:52 PST
Hack your wii + Hack your games http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-wii-Hack-your-games/
Hack your wii + Hack your games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/KQX1/HKZAVQH5/FBIKQX1HKZAVQH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/KQX1/HKZAVQH5/FBIKQX1HKZAVQH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/KQX1/HKZAVQH5/FBIKQX1HKZAVQH5.SMALL.jpg mnolan1202 First of all drag download from please.hackmii.com/ requriements a 2GB Sd card Not SDHC a wii A pc or mac Files SD Reader If you do not have it built in Drag files & Extracting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bF4FK-l2hgE&feature=youtu.be Wii stuff Go to Day Of yesterday You will see a...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 10:38:12 PDT
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) http://www.instructables.com/id/hack-that-battery-pack-also-a-small-lesson-in-/
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box (be sure to check out the last step for some updated info and a how to for this method using 4 batteries, using four would increase the life span. i had to use three for the sake of saving space.) hack that battery pack!! we have all seen those 4 double a battery holders sold at radioshack, online,...
By: out-of-the-box

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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 15:19:07 PDT
camera jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/camera-jacket/
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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:22:08 PDT
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this video, you'll learn how to "MacGyver" a 40 Watt Electrical Generator from a cordless drill and a few household items.  Here's how to charge a phone, illuminate small lights, and make electricity in a pinch. For more projects like this, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
Build your own speaker from scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-speaker-from-scratch/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 01:24:41 PDT
Connection - Lift, Lock, Listen. http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-22/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 03:43:42 PST
Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-Fan-Pull-Chain-Nightlight/
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 22:29:04 PST
One-Key Keyboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Key-Keyboard-Hack/
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By: mcraghead

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Thu, 26 May 2011 01:09:17 PDT
Replacing an LCD backlight with sunlight via fiber optic cables http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-an-LCD-backlight-with-sunlight-via-fiber/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/A1DO/GM9QL05A/FOPA1DOGM9QL05A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/A1DO/GM9QL05A/FOPA1DOGM9QL05A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/A1DO/GM9QL05A/FOPA1DOGM9QL05A.SMALL.jpg Tall-drinks An hour long test. Not bad. This could be an addition to regular LED backlighting in displays potentially. A constant intensity monitor would have to adjust the LEDs to conpensate for the sunlights inconsistency. I envision a roof top covered in small lenses which collect the sun and direct it vari...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2011 06:59:51 PDT
Radioshack Illuminated Switch Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Radioshack-Illuminated-Switch-Hack/
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