Instructables: exploring - technology - android - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:56:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
USB Charger Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/TI7S/I8VGM4U4/FNNTI7SI8VGM4U4.SMALL.jpg RushFan Hello folks, this here is an Instructable on installing a handy USB outlet. I initially installed one on my boat, and I loved it so much that I put one in each of 2 of my cars. I am even going to put another on the boat! With a family of 5 and about 2,700 total devices, the prospect of having the...
By: RushFan

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
Add Simple Bluetooth to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Simple-Bluetooth-to-Arduino/
Add Simple Bluetooth to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5IIP/I8K1602D/FDF5IIPI8K1602D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5IIP/I8K1602D/FDF5IIPI8K1602D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/5IIP/I8K1602D/FDF5IIPI8K1602D.SMALL.jpg jordantallent Sometimes when you are first starting a new project, there is a lot of debugging going on, and with an Arduino platform, using the serial port to spit out data can be a very useful tool. Well what if there is no room to plug a USB cable into your Arduino when it is in location? Or what if you only...
By: jordantallent

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:31:33 PDT
Smart Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Irrigation-System/
Smart Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8URK/I8FQYZB2/FGQ8URKI8FQYZB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8URK/I8FQYZB2/FGQ8URKI8FQYZB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/8URK/I8FQYZB2/FGQ8URKI8FQYZB2.SMALL.jpg IrrigationSystem This project is created for the Digilent Design Contest 2015. It is a smart irrigation system which controlled by a ChipKit MX3 board. The board is monitored by an android device, but can work stand alone. The system check the sensor values and if the values are outside the presetted val...
By: IrrigationSystem

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:11:51 PDT
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-all-my-infrared-remotes-with-girder-6-an/
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby My continuing drive to unify all my remote control needs into one device has lead me to certain hardware and software to enable my android phone as a true Universal Remote. My deepest thanks to Ron Bessems of promixis for his assistance on getting my home automation using girder 6 and netremote dyna...
By: Mjhobby

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 15:39:57 PDT
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-candy-grabber-machine-using/
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SMALL.jpg MahmoudTolba Simply, this project is a candy grabber machine controlled using Arduino and 1Sheeld via Game pad Shield.1Sheeld is a platform for Arduino that allows you to tap into your smartphone's sensors and capabilities and lets you use them in your Arduino projects. Basically, It is a hardware shield that s...
By: MahmoudTolba

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Apr 2015 04:53:38 PDT
Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermostat/
Smart Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SMALL.jpg ForceTronics In this instructable we look at how to build a Smart Thermostat. What makes this thermostat so smart you ask? Here is a list of some of its smart features: It can be controlled by your Android device, which gives you one less reason to get up from the couch or get out of bed. High accuracy temperatu...
By: ForceTronics

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:48:34 PDT
In-Ear Headphone Android Cable Swap http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Ear-Headphone-Android-Cable-Swap/
In-Ear Headphone Android Cable Swap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/VUZ6/I7MY9L7Q/F29VUZ6I7MY9L7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/VUZ6/I7MY9L7Q/F29VUZ6I7MY9L7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/VUZ6/I7MY9L7Q/F29VUZ6I7MY9L7Q.SMALL.jpg pnavarro1 Hi,This is my third Instructable.Background:I am an English teacher in Mexico City, and as such, one of my passtimes is to do these kinds of little projects. I have lots of "trash" - OEM earphones from cellphones and such. I prefer those in-ear earphones over the regular ones that are equipped with ...
By: pnavarro1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:42:01 PDT
RC car hack - bluetooth controlled via Android app http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-car-hack-bluetooth-controlled-via-Android-app/
RC car hack - bluetooth controlled via Android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/LHK0/I7MY7S3N/FNILHK0I7MY7S3N.SMALL.jpg silver_a I'm sure that each of you can find at home unused RC car. This instruction will help you change your old RC car to original gift :) Due to the fact that the RC car I had was small in size I have chosen Arduino Pro Mini as a main controller. Another important module that I've used in this project is ...
By: silver_a

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:07:31 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
How To Create An Android App With Android Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-An-Android-App-With-Android-Studio/
How To Create An Android App With Android Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/XFIH/I7MXHOZM/FC1XFIHI7MXHOZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/XFIH/I7MXHOZM/FC1XFIHI7MXHOZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/XFIH/I7MXHOZM/FC1XFIHI7MXHOZM.SMALL.jpg TheZachBales This tutorial will teach you the basics of how to build an Android app using the Android Studio development environment. As Android devices become increasingly more common, demand for new apps will only increase. Android Studio is an easy to use (and free) development environment to learn on. It's b...
By: TheZachBales

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:23:27 PDT
Home Energy Conservation and Automation with Z-Wave and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Energy-Conservation-and-Automation-with-Z-Wav/
Home Energy Conservation and Automation with Z-Wave and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/FB7B/I7N66ITL/FKEFB7BI7N66ITL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/FB7B/I7N66ITL/FKEFB7BI7N66ITL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/FB7B/I7N66ITL/FKEFB7BI7N66ITL.SMALL.jpg Darkblast47 Energy conservation is a big topic, there's lots of ways to save energy, from turning off your lights when you leave a room all the way to putting in weather stripping to ensure your not letting out the hot or cold air from your home. These are definitely helpful and should always be considered when...
By: Darkblast47

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:54:30 PDT
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Social-Bug-bluetooth-dancing-robot/
Social Bug: bluetooth dancing robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/X0EY/I7MX484Z/FJGX0EYI7MX484Z.SMALL.jpg GodsTale Social bug is simple bluetooth robot which dances if there's a new notification on your phone. Facebook, Twitter and any kind of Android apps can be used to dance this bug.To make this tiny bug you don't need many parts. BLE module, small vibration motor and power source like coin battery are suffic...
By: GodsTale

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:35:54 PDT
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-time-BitCoin-Price-monitor-using-LED-Matrix-A/
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Basically, this projects illustrate how update the price of BitCoin in USD in real time and displaying the price on a large LED matrix that we have hacked to let it communicate with Arduino instead of the PC.We have faced some troubles in the project as hacking the LED matrix which was used only to ...
By: ashraf nabil

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:45:16 PDT
Arduino Simple POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-POV-Display/
Arduino Simple POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/JZEW/I78VJSSV/F3GJZEWI78VJSSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/JZEW/I78VJSSV/F3GJZEWI78VJSSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/JZEW/I78VJSSV/F3GJZEWI78VJSSV.SMALL.jpg Khalilm POV Display is a funny and interesting way to display text in space. This is my first Instructables tutorial so IF you have any questions don't hesitate to write them in the comment section below. What you will need To make the POV Display I used :- An Arduino UNO + Arduino IDE (which you can dow...
By: Khalilm

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:22 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
By: chienline

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
Android Controlled Arduino Bluetooth Panzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-Arduino-Bluetooth-Panzer/
Android Controlled Arduino Bluetooth Panzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SMALL.jpg chienline Remote Control cars are fun to drive around the room or wandering the house. What could be more fun of it? When you have the visibility as if you are riding in it. A wireless IP camera is the answer. Or let's say you have CCTV cameras around the house or office but there are some blind spots, then t...
By: chienline

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 05:03:06 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
By: TeddyIndustries

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
By: Annikken

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
CNC Solid Wood Universal Alarm Clock Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Solid-Wood-Universal-Alarm-Clock-Dock/
CNC Solid Wood Universal Alarm Clock Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/DPRV/I4J7DDFY/FS9DPRVI4J7DDFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/DPRV/I4J7DDFY/FS9DPRVI4J7DDFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/DPRV/I4J7DDFY/FS9DPRVI4J7DDFY.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media This idea started as a joke from my uncle about using my phone as an alarm clock, that it could not be loud enough to wake me, and looked ridiculous. The final prototype was solid burnt cherry with an inline amplifier and 3.5mm output as well as sinusoidal shaped amplification channels to amplify th...
By: Just4Fun Media

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:48:35 PST
Eye-Fi to Bluetooth bridge: direct wireless print with an Eye-Fi, Polariod Pogo and an Android phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-Fi-to-Bluetooth-bridge-direct-wireless-print-w/
Eye-Fi to Bluetooth bridge: direct wireless print with an Eye-Fi, Polariod Pogo and an Android phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/NUKL/I4IDCOL1/FLGNUKLI4IDCOL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/NUKL/I4IDCOL1/FLGNUKLI4IDCOL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/NUKL/I4IDCOL1/FLGNUKLI4IDCOL1.SMALL.jpg OrenLederman The story behind this Instructable starts with Burning Man 2011 – as an amateur photographer and a virgin burner, I wanted to gift people with photos on the playa. However, I wanted to use my "fancy" D7000 and not a point and shoot Polaroid camera. After some search I found the perfect portable pri...
By: OrenLederman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Jan 2015 08:39:33 PST
DSLR liveview from drone to iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-liveview-from-drone-to-iPad/
DSLR liveview from drone to iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/HU5L/I3AKAE2H/FHSHU5LI3AKAE2H.SMALL.jpg HackBo Launched in Kickstarter, Lumera is a new hackeable device that transforms DSLR cameras into the smartest.Our hexacopter drone flying a DSLR Camera with Lumera on top of it! you can see Lumera live view feature from one of our DSLR cameras to an iPad. This is of course one of the endless possibili...
By: HackBo

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:16:12 PST
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Wi-fi-Webcam-From-An-Old-Android-Phone/
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid ***Please send some contest votes my way! I've entered this instructable in the Protected and 3D Design contests and I'd really appreciate your support!***Turning one of my old Android phones into a webcam is something I've been thinking about doing for a long time now. A couple of years ago, I ba...
By: depotdevoid

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:10:20 PST
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
By: MakerBee

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
Make your own AMP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/Q33T/I2KS75IT/FAGQ33TI2KS75IT.SMALL.jpg roanbuma Hello everyone this is my first tutorial on instructables!Over a year ago I decided to make my own AMP, it had to be able to play music from your phone to big speakers. It had to be small, but still capable of playingloud music. I also wanted to be able to ajust the volume. It had to look nice and b...
By: roanbuma

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Control robotic arm with gloves, Android Phone and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-robotic-arm-with-gloves-Android-Phone-and-/
Control robotic arm with gloves, Android Phone and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/8F1O/I2KBQ5F7/FTQ8F1OI2KBQ5F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/8F1O/I2KBQ5F7/FTQ8F1OI2KBQ5F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/8F1O/I2KBQ5F7/FTQ8F1OI2KBQ5F7.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Today, we have almost 2 techniques to play with Robotic Arm, either by buttons for example as on Game shield or using gloves that include sensors. Yet, today I will show you a new technique by using only your Android Phone and Arduino.Basically, The project illustrate how to send the mobile sensors ...
By: ashraf nabil

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 06:03:04 PST
Arduino Fridge Magnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fridge-Magnet/
Arduino Fridge Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/XJI2/I2CV1H6D/FNUXJI2I2CV1H6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/XJI2/I2CV1H6D/FNUXJI2I2CV1H6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/XJI2/I2CV1H6D/FNUXJI2I2CV1H6D.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve Do you have a habit of leaving notes on the fridge, now take it digital and add an Arduino to it.In this instructable I'm going to show you how to do just that. All you need is an Arduino, an LCD screen and a Bluetooth module to make this and a Android mobile to upload your note wireless. I tried to...
By: ThisIsSteve

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:47:43 PST
Smart home with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-home-with-arduino/
Smart home with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2A63/I2CV3YQP/FBL2A63I2CV3YQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2A63/I2CV3YQP/FBL2A63I2CV3YQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/2A63/I2CV3YQP/FBL2A63I2CV3YQP.SMALL.jpg Nikus Hello.I will show you how to build your own smart home. It shows the temperature both inside and outside, if the window is open or closed, shows when it rains and make alarm when the PIR sensor senses move. I made the application on the android to display all the data (you can also watch it on brow...
By: Nikus

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:19:45 PDT
Create Your Own VR Experience with DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-VR-Experience-with-DoDoCase-Virtua/
Create Your Own VR Experience with DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SMALL.jpg mazzmn The Google Cardboard and DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer are neat, inexpensive ways to experience Immersive Virtual Reality with head tracking navigation. I wanted to find some great examples of VR Apps and especially to create a custom VR environment from my personal travels. This instructable rev...
By: mazzmn

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:04:06 PST
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SMALL.jpg bobburghart Phone docks are expensive and platform-specific. Charging cables are annoying and unsightly. Wireless chargers alleviate some of these inconveniences, but still leave a lot of polish to be desired. I set out to eliminate all of these complaints, and in building a wireless charger into a nightstand o...
By: bobburghart

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
Smart Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/SS27/I1YU9TVH/FJLSS27I1YU9TVH.SMALL.jpg Csoutter5 The "Smart Station" is a "Station" that charges iPhone and Andriod phones while keeping the chargers protected from people walking off with them. This can be placed in your household, Workplace, Classroom, etc. It also offers some security for your phone while it is being charged. This prototype is...
By: Csoutter5

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
iThrone: Build an Iron Throne for your phone for less than $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/iThrone-Build-an-Iron-Throne-for-your-phone-for-le/
iThrone: Build an Iron Throne for your phone for less than $25 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SMALL.jpg kevinjameshunt Whether you’re an honourable Northerner, an impish bookworm, a scheming bordello owner, or an inbred monster that everyone hates, chances are you’ve at least thought about what it would be like to have the Iron Throne all to yourself. Or at the very least, maybe you’ve always wanted one for your sm...
By: kevinjameshunt

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 PDT
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Touch-bluetooth-glove/
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SMALL.jpg jbesuchet Hey guys! I'd like to share with you the input device I created specifically to interact with AR glasses like the Google Glass, Meta, Moverio BT or with the VR headsets like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, vrAse, Durovis Dive. Those new products are amazing and they need new types of input devices. Th...
By: jbesuchet

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:11:15 PDT
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SMALL.jpg drmpf Update: A user asked for sub-menu support. pfodApp always supported sub-menus but I have added sub-menus to pfodDesigner. The instructiable Design A Custom Menu System shows you how to use pfodDesigner to build a menu with sub-menus that will display on your Android mobile - No coding ...
By: drmpf

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
Camera Surveillance Controller System http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Surveillance-Controller-System-1/
Camera Surveillance Controller System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SMALL.jpg faziefazie In this Instructables I will show you how to turn your static IP Camera into moving IP Camera, you can control the movement of the camera and live video streaming at once from your Android. Actually this project was my final year project for college, this project was seriously complicated in a wh...
By: faziefazie

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:55:19 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg amr wasfy In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
By: amr wasfy

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
By: ahmicmahmoud

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
DIY Android Home Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Android-Home-Automation-Box/
DIY Android Home Automation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7M0Y/HYFNRPMA/FAH7M0YHYFNRPMA.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a little show and tell of my Android controlled home automation box. It's a small extension box that's controlled by an Android smartphone. You can turn the individual outlets on by tapping a button from the app or use the speech recognition app, found from my previous tutorial. I've teamed u...
By: ASCAS

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:47:24 PDT
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Pneumatic-Facade/
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SMALL.jpg ctfreak This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Smart Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14During this project, the students were a...
By: ctfreak

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:27:52 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/YB4D/HXLMJ6M7/FZZYB4DHXLMJ6M7.SMALL.jpg intensePancake IntroductionIn recent years, portable sensor devices have gained a lot of popularity due to their ability to give you instant, accurate information about your local environment. Some of these devices include the Sensordrone, Smart Citizen, and the Storm Tag. These devices combine portability and a...
By: intensePancake

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator http://www.instructables.com/id/iOS-Controlled-Arduino-waveform-generator/
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/3FNL/HXHRL9OO/FNU3FNLHXHRL9OO.SMALL.jpg Annikken This waveform generator is based on the work by Amanda Ghassaei. Waveform generators (or function generators) are used for testing and debugging circuits. e.g. frequency response of op amp or sensors. This waveform generator is powered by Arduino with Annikken Andee shield - a device that lets users...
By: Annikken

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:26:13 PDT
Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-20-21/
Solar USB Charger 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Everyone has USB gadgets. It's pretty much a fact of life. Another fact of life is that these USB gadgets also continually run out of power when you most need them. No need to fear, solar power is here! Ditch those crazy wall adaptors, throw out the laptop, and start making your own solar charge...
By: JoshuaZimmerman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
Program your Arduino with an Android device! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards, like in light controllers...So lets get started! ...
By: Jan_Henrik

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Old-iPod-Device-Make-A-Bluetooth-Control/
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SMALL.jpg Erroneous Data This tutorial shows you how to use an Arduino to turn that old dusty music player into a Bluetooth controlled docking station. Even if it has a cracked screen or a dead battery it can still be used.The following instructions will show you how use an Arduino and a couple of cheap parts to set up a Mu...
By: Erroneous Data

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
Old Radio Android PC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Radio-Android-PC-Case/
Old Radio Android PC Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9F1O/HW4OI0MV/F5O9F1OHW4OI0MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9F1O/HW4OI0MV/F5O9F1OHW4OI0MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/9F1O/HW4OI0MV/F5O9F1OHW4OI0MV.SMALL.jpg MisterM I made this about 18 months ago, just as the first APC (Android PC) boards hit the market. The original APC was an android-powered board with standard PC motherboard connectors, designed to be used with a keyboard and mouse. It had a tiny form factor (neo-ITX) and was ideal for building into a small...
By: MisterM

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 8 Jun 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Motors-with-a-Cell-Phone/
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I’m working on a project where I want to drive two motors based on signals coming from a cell phone. Something simple. Something that activates every time I get a text message on my phone. There are many ways to do this, I’ll outline the ones I tried and why they did or did not work for me. 99 pro...
By: thiagohersan

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-Arduino-tank-using-Annikken-/
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SMALL.jpg Annikken Hi guys, I am Robin, one of the developers of Annikken Andee. Just a few weeks back we were invited to be a part of Arduino Day Singapore 2014. On the day of the event, we showcased a missile-firing lego-crushing smartphone controlled Tank built using our Annikken Andee. It was a big hit with our a...
By: Annikken

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:06:34 PDT
Google Glass Locutus Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Locutus-Laser/
Google Glass Locutus Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman Some say Google Glass turns its users into the Borg. Why not look the part?Blow minds with this straightforward hardware hack that adds a frickin' laser to your cutting-edge heads-up display. You can control it with a voice-enabled sideloaded APK, and even integrate it into your own apps. It's power...
By: zackfreedman

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 21 May 2014 10:11:52 PDT
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-articulating-tablet-mount/
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Browsing on a tablet is great; there's nothing like digging into your favorite site while getting comfy. I find the longer I browser the more supine my posture, eventually my pose self-levels to lethargic mass lying on my back with the tablet above my face, making my arms tired. It would be great if...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 May 2014 17:41:46 PDT
Voice Activated Arduino (Bluetooth + Android) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Arduino-Bluetooth-Android/
Voice Activated Arduino (Bluetooth + Android) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/EA9H/HUHT1GKU/FAKEA9HHUHT1GKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/EA9H/HUHT1GKU/FAKEA9HHUHT1GKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/EA9H/HUHT1GKU/FAKEA9HHUHT1GKU.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Control your Arduino with voice commands using an Android smartphone! Before we make a voice activated home automation system, we must first learn the basic principles of the experiment. This guide will let you command the Arduino using your Android smartphone and a HC-05 Bluetooth module. The ...
By: ASCAS

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 04:16:53 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SMALL.jpg kenyer Why? I wanted to make my own big 7-segment digits for a long time now. I had some ideas how to do them differently. During the process I came to the conclusion that the standard 7-segment display isn't that bad :) . I did have to change something so I ended up with a 29-segment digit. I am really ha...
By: kenyer

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT