Instructables: exploring - technology - cellphone - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 03:56:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Emergency Apocalypse cell phone BATTERY EXTENDED X4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Apocalypse-cell-phone-BATTERY-EXTENDED-X/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:21:47 PDT
Quick and Easy Keypad fix (For most cell phones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Keypad-fix-For-most-cell-phones/
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 19:09:59 PDT
Sharpie Phone Backplate (Nexus 5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpied-Phone-Backplate-Nexus-5/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 02:43:38 PDT
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-cellphone-into-a-data-sending-device-u/
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ED5O/I9WM3RF9/F7GED5OI9WM3RF9.SMALL.jpg Candymanproductions What will this device do?When complete, the combination of circuitry, arduino and modded cellphone will be able to autonomously send data through texts via the cellular network. This could be sensor data, for example from weather sensors.What am I going to show you in this tutorial?In this tutorial ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 07:35:17 PDT
Design your own mobile cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-mobile-cover/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:59:41 PDT
Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Charger/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:35:56 PDT
Faraday Cage Phone Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Faraday-Cage-Phone-Pouch/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:11:33 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
steampunk telephone stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 steampunkish cell phonestand. the base As i am cheap i didnt want to pay for the little bit of wood i am using. So i drove around the industrial estate here in my town. And found a nice piece of wood just on the ground somewhere. After a quick clean and polish it looked like this. i like the used...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
Glove Box Gadget Mini Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Gadget-Mini-Cellphone-Charger/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:26:00 PDT
35mm Slide Converter For Cellphone http://www.instructables.com/id/35mm-Slide-Converter-with-Cellphone/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:14 PDT
smartphone + water = high speed photography http://www.instructables.com/id/smartphone-water-high-speed-photography/
smartphone + water = high speed photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYYA/HZI8OW0X/FS3QYYAHZI8OW0X.SMALL.jpg shubham_bhatt Don't under estimate your smartphone camera in right hands the can give amazing results.No editing just a smartphone is used and no photoshop Keep calm and take out your camera do not worry if you have a cheap cell phone i have a xolo q1010i smart phone around $150. Don't bed afraid of the spla...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:05:28 PDT
New life for old Android http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-old-Android/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:32:47 PDT
Make your own cellphone from scratch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-cellphone-from-scratch/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:57:35 PST
Portable usb cellphone charger V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-usb-cellphone-charger-V2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/GUCB/HNXRLNA2/FCJGUCBHNXRLNA2.SMALL.jpg DIYByKev Hi instructable viewers! In this tutorial i am going to show you how to make portable usb cellphone charger V2 Its very simple and it will cost you only 2$ So parts list 12v car usb charger (smaller the better) 9v battery connector slide switch 9v battery Tools you will need. Soldering gun  Hot g...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:09:41 PST
Universal cellphone spidey-griper / car mount / stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Spidey-grip-cellphone-holder/
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:40:35 PDT
An office phone from your cell phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-office-phone-from-your-cell-phone/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 12:07:34 PST
Radio Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Jammer/
Radio Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SMALL.jpg barri_kid This Item is a Radio Jammer. It sends out EM waves of a certain frequency.Before you enter:This item is illegal in certain locations. It is only demonstrating how these items work and what only a few dollars at a electronic store can build.This also Not a Cell phone jammer. Jamming a Cell phone is s...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 12:20:44 PDT
Bring a Vintage GI Joe Walkie-Talkie Back to Life with Bluetooth! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-a-Vintage-GI-Joe-Walkie-Talkie-Back-to-Life-/
Bring a Vintage GI Joe Walkie-Talkie Back to Life with Bluetooth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SMALL.jpg mazzmn I had only one circa 1970, GI-Joe green Walkie-Talkie that, to the untrained eye, only sits there and occasionally generates static. But to an observer of the correct age and attitude, this toy can evoke images of a childhood past, friends and fun times. So since it's got no partner to talk to, won'...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 21:37:31 PDT
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Phone-Charger-5-Portable-100-Batter/
DIY Solar Phone Charger ($5 Battery Free - UPDATED!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/3UOH/HGH70CUZ/FLD3UOHHGH70CUZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's a real quick and easy tutorial on making a "Portable Solar Phone Charger", it only took me 5 minutes to make one! It's powered by PURE solar energy. The device is designed to fit right into your pocket, it also comes with a built-in stand! Works with apple devices (tested on iPod Touch and Qu...
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Thu, 9 May 2013 02:05:05 PDT
How to turn your cellphone into a credit/debit card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-cellphone-into-a-creditdebit-car/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 14:13:34 PDT
How to fix a slowly charging android smartphone + enhanced privacy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-slow-charging-android-smartphone-enh/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 07:43:48 PST
Charge Your Cellphone Using Wasted Heat (and Build a Steampunk Wall-E) http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Your-Cellphone-Using-Wasted-Heat/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2009 20:51:22 PDT
Cellphone Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-Macro-Lens/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:38:52 PDT
Desktop Decepticon: A Transformers Maquette http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Decepticon-A-Transformers-Maquette/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2009 10:36:24 PDT