Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - computer - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:47:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Live USB to boot from a USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Live-USB-to-boot-from-a-USB-drive/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:44:39 PDT
Mouse with USB port (optional internal drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-with-USB-port-optional-internal-drive/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:45:54 PDT
Shuriken USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Shuriken-USB/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 20:14:34 PDT
Hidden USB Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-USB-Storage/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 11:25:53 PDT
How not to - Whiskey Flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-not-to-Whiskey-Flash-drive/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:16:27 PDT
Typewriter Computer Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Typewriter-Computer-Keyboard/
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Tue, 5 Dec 2006 11:25:32 PST
The Ultimate ATX Power Supply Mod With USB Charging Ports http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-ATX-Power-Supply-Mod-With-USB-Chargin/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:15:23 PDT
The USB powered LED CD lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-USB-powered-LED-CD-lamp/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 12:02:54 PDT
FPS arcade style gun http://www.instructables.com/id/FPS-arcade-style-gun/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 09:58:30 PDT
USB Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Flashlight/
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 12:30:50 PDT
How to make a USB thumb drive gift more memorable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-thumb-drive-gift-more-memorable/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2007 14:14:04 PDT
USB Air Conditioning http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Air-Conditioning/
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Tue, 23 Oct 2007 08:45:24 PDT
USB Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Cooler/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2007 11:54:50 PDT