Instructables: exploring - technology - cell phone - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:47:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-Slide-Converter-with-Cellphone/
35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/C9IH/I07YNGC0/FEOC9IHI07YNGC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/C9IH/I07YNGC0/FEOC9IHI07YNGC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/C9IH/I07YNGC0/FEOC9IHI07YNGC0.SMALL.jpg barkergk Produce surprisingly high quality digital images from 35mm slides with a cell phone using this low tech device for about $10 US. This image I took of my wife in 1972 lay unseen for more than 40 years. No more! What other treasures lurk in those slide carousels stored away in boxes? Can't wait to fin...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:14 PDT
REMIX - The Arms of Assistance http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-The-Arms-of-Assistance/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 18:59:32 PDT
Home Security System Using Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Security-System-Using-Cell-Phone/
Home Security System Using Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/ZVQG/HVGXTOTF/F57ZVQGHVGXTOTF.SMALL.jpg MRo47 The project is about a home security system in which a cell phone is used as a device that will alert the owner of the house when an intruder enters the house. About the Instructable The owner just have to turn on the system before leaving his house.When an intruder enters the house in the absen...
By: MRo47

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Thu, 22 May 2014 15:27:18 PDT
Mailbox Phone Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-Phone-Alert/
Mailbox Phone Alert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 The mailbox phone alert sends you a text whenever you get mail. I remember anxiously checking my mail multiple times a day during the spring of my senior year of high school as I awaited letters back from colleges. Nervously, I would walk up to the mailbox. My heart would skip a beat as I opened i...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:21:21 PDT
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cell-Phone-iPhone-Camera-Boom-and-/
How to Make a Cell Phone / iPhone Camera Boom and Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/D440/HD4VG73L/F56D440HD4VG73L.SMALL.jpg hyperfocused72 Building projects is fun, but it is even more fun when you can share them with other people.  I was looking for a way to use my iPhone camera to videotape some of my craft projects but couldn’t find what I needed, so I just decided to build it and document the process as my first Instructable.  I wa...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:14:32 PST
Arduino text'in http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-textin/
Arduino text'in - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/1HE6/H82UHUV1/FSF1HE6H82UHUV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/1HE6/H82UHUV1/FSF1HE6H82UHUV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/1HE6/H82UHUV1/FSF1HE6H82UHUV1.SMALL.jpg ray74 Arduino text‘in. Key Features: 24 relays controlled by 4 I/O lines! Cell phone text using your Arduino. This project hacks a cell phone to text using normally open relays. After investigating cellular modules on the internet I decided it looks not only rather pricy, but also like a possibility tha...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:51:59 PDT
Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Altoids-Solar-USB-Charger/
Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/TZ7H/H6DWVRCL/FW2TZ7HH6DWVRCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/TZ7H/H6DWVRCL/FW2TZ7HH6DWVRCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/TZ7H/H6DWVRCL/FW2TZ7HH6DWVRCL.SMALL.jpg Thomas Young So, like most of these projects there are only a few basic materials you need to collect and can actually get them all at a Radio Shack or on eBay. I am using a 6V 80mA Solar Panel from Radio Shack 3x AA Rechargeable NiMH Batteries 1x 1N914 Diode 1x 3AA Battery Holder 1x DPDT Center Off Switch 1x 5...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:40:39 PDT
Making 'Glove One' - a 3D-printed, wearable cell phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Glove-One-a-3D-printed-wearable-cell-p/
Making 'Glove One' - a 3D-printed, wearable cell phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/41OM/H2WEO7D8/F3J41OMH2WEO7D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/41OM/H2WEO7D8/F3J41OMH2WEO7D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/41OM/H2WEO7D8/F3J41OMH2WEO7D8.SMALL.jpg Bryan Cera Hello!  I'm Bryan Cera, and I love to make weird stuff out of electronics! It is my passion. For this instructable, I'd like to take you through my process of creating Glove One, a functional cell phone that you wear on your hand. I've made a few tutorials in the past, but this is my first offi...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 06:16:37 PDT
How to turn your iPhone into a Microscope or Spotting Scope Eyepiece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-iPhone-into-a-Microscope-or-Spott/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4X7O/GVP28YVU/FA24X7OGVP28YVU.SMALL.jpg andymill We've designed an adapter that converts smartphones, Android phones, and iPhones into digital eyepieces for microscopes or spotting scopes — we're calling the device the SkyLight. We want to show you how we made the device and how you can make your own and start enjoying microscope or spotting scop...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 21:03:48 PST
Joule Thief Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-Battery-Charger/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:19:16 PDT
MODIFIED MOUSE RUNS ON LITHIUM ION CELL PHONE BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/MODIFIED-MOUSE-RUNS-ON-LITHIUM-ION-CELL-PHONE-BATT/
MODIFIED MOUSE RUNS ON LITHIUM ION CELL PHONE BATTERY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/XOU7/GL24A7YN/F3MXOU7GL24A7YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/XOU7/GL24A7YN/F3MXOU7GL24A7YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/XOU7/GL24A7YN/F3MXOU7GL24A7YN.SMALL.jpg Davetech I got a couple of Logitech cordless, optical mice for cheap from an eBay auction. They work great, but they are battery hogs. A pair of AA alkalines only lasted a week or two, and when I used rechargeables, they only lasted a couple of days before needing a recharge. At one point I mused that it w...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2011 14:52:48 PST
Retro Phone Phone Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Phone-Phone-Charging-Station/
Retro Phone Phone Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JFDF/G4PBT42Z/FN0JFDFG4PBT42Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JFDF/G4PBT42Z/FN0JFDFG4PBT42Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JFDF/G4PBT42Z/FN0JFDFG4PBT42Z.SMALL.jpg brandegor I love the look of a vintage rotary phone and had a couple of them lying around begging to be brought back to life. In a fit of inspiration, I decided to marry form and function. Thus the Retro Phone Phone Charging Station is born. Gather Tools and Materials Tools you will need: 1. Soldering iro...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2010 11:58:57 PST
"Geek-ify" Your Bluetooth Headset http://www.instructables.com/id/Geek-ify-Your-Bluetooth-Headset/
"Geek-ify" Your Bluetooth Headset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/DSSS/FEEMAN7T/FYCDSSSFEEMAN7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/DSSS/FEEMAN7T/FYCDSSSFEEMAN7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/DSSS/FEEMAN7T/FYCDSSSFEEMAN7T.SMALL.jpg taco_guy93 This Instructable will show you how to expose the insides of your bluetooth while still keeping it functional. Gather Materials You will need: Cell Phone Bluetooth Device, (I used a Nokia Headset) Small Screwdriver Super Glue Velcro or Double Sided Tape Take it apart This is probably the eas...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 18:38:16 PDT