Instructables: exploring - technology - iphone - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:11:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 1...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
.iStab http://www.instructables.com/id/iStab/
.iStab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0DYO/HHS9R3BU/FTL0DYOHHS9R3BU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The iStab is a 3D printed iPhone cover which has a folding knife along one edge, producing a blade whenever you might need one. This phone case is "cutting edge", and is designed as an exploration in conceptual 3D printed weapons. The models I based this idea from are free, and the programs needed e...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:53:54 PDT
Simple Macro Lens for iPad/iPhone/iPod http://www.instructables.com/id/Macro-Lens-for-iPadiPhoneiPod/
Simple Macro Lens for iPad/iPhone/iPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/596R/HRWNBOZ6/FEY596RHRWNBOZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/596R/HRWNBOZ6/FEY596RHRWNBOZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/596R/HRWNBOZ6/FEY596RHRWNBOZ6.SMALL.jpg seanthesheep101 this is a really simple lens you can put together to get nice macro shots for any mobile or tablet camera. i have seen this a few times before but i have seen ways that could damage the device or just take to much time. Materials and Tools the materials you will need are: Laser pointer clothes l...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:09:43 PST
Cassette Deck iPhone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-Deck-iPhone-Holder/
Cassette Deck iPhone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W02M/HR9V7KB0/FU6W02MHR9V7KB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W02M/HR9V7KB0/FU6W02MHR9V7KB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/W02M/HR9V7KB0/FU6W02MHR9V7KB0.SMALL.jpg alanreid My 04 Avensis still has a tape deck in it, which is never used. And I needed somewhere to mount my phone without doing to many alterations or messing around with the dash. This solution worked a treat. All you need is a coat hanger, pliers, a tape cassette, some tape and about 10 mins. Step 1 ...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:56:13 PST
Another Blimp of an Eye: improved WiRC remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Blimp-of-an-Eye/
Another Blimp of an Eye: improved WiRC remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/XSQK/HQ1DS811/FJLXSQKHQ1DS811.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/XSQK/HQ1DS811/FJLXSQKHQ1DS811.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/XSQK/HQ1DS811/FJLXSQKHQ1DS811.SMALL.jpg masynmachien Building my first IOS/Android Remote Controlled Blimp With Video Feedback, during my Artist in Residency at Instructables (July 2013), was a great project. But soon came the dilemma of leaving at Instructables or taking it home. Obviously the solution was building a second one. And of course that wa...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:52:04 PST
Leather iPhone Case (buckle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-iPhone-Case-buckle/
Leather iPhone Case (buckle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z1BA/HOUFS2DF/FRPZ1BAHOUFS2DF.SMALL.jpg earz_cd A few years ago, my job required me to crawl around under desks to run cabling and wiring for office cubicles. I usually kept my phone in my back pocket, but far too often it would slide out of my pocket as I was "crab crawling" on my back. I tried the standard belt holsters, but found that I'd regu...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:32:52 PST
How to make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails http://www.instructables.com/id/プラレールとiPhoneで3Dモデルを作成する方法/
How to make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SMALL.jpg Satoe プラレールに乗ったiPhoneムービーで360度撮影し、3Dモデルを作成 Let's make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails. Pla-rail is a Japanese train's toy. This toy is famous in Japan. http://www.takaratomy.co.jp/english/index.html Get sets 用意するもの1. プラレール車両(先頭車両と台車) × 1セット2. レール カーブレール × 8本(2倍カーブレールの場合 × 4本)3. iPhone × 1台4. 段ボール...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:06:42 PST
DIY Smartphone Film Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Film-Scanner/
DIY Smartphone Film Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/4R93/HO232LU1/F0K4R93HO232LU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/4R93/HO232LU1/F0K4R93HO232LU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/4R93/HO232LU1/F0K4R93HO232LU1.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Scan your favorite clips in just one click! Bring back those good old memories instantly! Today's weekend project is about building a "Portable Smartphone Film Scanner" for less than $5. Compatibility is good with iPhone, iTouch, Galaxy S4, HTC or any other smartphone brands on the market. Great wa...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:38:34 PST
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...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Impowered electrical outlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Impowered-electrical-outlets/
Impowered electrical outlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/0W0X/HMVJGVLQ/FCO0W0XHMVJGVLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/0W0X/HMVJGVLQ/FCO0W0XHMVJGVLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/0W0X/HMVJGVLQ/FCO0W0XHMVJGVLQ.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This instructable will show you how to hack an off-the-shelf power adapter to make an internet enabled power adapter using the Electric Imp. This lets you turn on or off any mains powered device plugged into the adapter over the internet using a smartphone or web browser. My garage "as-constructed"...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 17:57:16 PST
Wood and Polymer Clay iPad Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Polymer-Clay-Ipad-Stylus/
Wood and Polymer Clay iPad Stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/MHHW/HMNNFKMA/FNUMHHWHMNNFKMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/MHHW/HMNNFKMA/FNUMHHWHMNNFKMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/MHHW/HMNNFKMA/FNUMHHWHMNNFKMA.SMALL.jpg theTransistor Our hackerspace has a micro lathe that's a perfect size for turning a wooden stylus.  Some people have made a couple already, but it's time for more members to have a chance to make them. Touch screens like on the iPad need something conductive connecting from your finger to the glass.  Many peopl...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 23:59:28 PDT
Passive Speaker for your Smart-Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-Speaker-for-your-Smart-Phone/
Passive Speaker for your Smart-Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/M0PZ/HMVJCEWI/F74M0PZHMVJCEWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/M0PZ/HMVJCEWI/F74M0PZHMVJCEWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/M0PZ/HMVJCEWI/F74M0PZHMVJCEWI.SMALL.jpg robives Download and make this Smart-Phone Passive Speaker for free! There are two designs of base for this model. The base you choose depends on the type of phone you use. If your phone has a loudspeaker along its bottom edge use the iPhone base. If the loudspeaker is anywhere on the back of the phone use...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 03:17:05 PDT
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Speakers-Turn-your-Device-into-a-Shotgun/
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SMALL.jpg innovator007 I have always had a fascination for speakers, but a fear of guns! If i was offered to fire a real gun, I would instantly deny (I'm always afraid that I'll mess it up and accidentally shoot myself, or something of the sort) However, I liked the idea of firing a gun without any risk of getting hurt, s...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 16:08:36 PDT
Hand Grip for One Hand iPhone Photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Grip-for-One-Hand-iPhone-Photos/
Hand Grip for One Hand iPhone Photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/6L2Z/HMF6QW3A/FYI6L2ZHMF6QW3A.SMALL.jpg Phil B I have begun to use my iPhone's camera for illustrating my Instructables. But, that often means my other hand is busy with something I am trying to show. I always worry about dropping the iPhone and breaking the screen. I decided to make a grip for holding the phone with one hand so that my index fi...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 21:03:44 PDT
iPhone 5 Case, of Leather and Titanium http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-5-Case-of-Leather-and-Titanium/
iPhone 5 Case, of Leather and Titanium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/07TS/HJ602X3T/FW507TSHJ602X3T.SMALL.jpg Scotttland I wanted a very thin leather case for my iPhone 5.  Most of the ones I've seen either offer little protection or add bulk by trying to be a wallet and not quite making it.  While this case does not replace a wallet (I carry a lot of cards and I use my phone a lot, I don't want to be whipping-out my ...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:09:18 PDT
DIY cross-stitched iPhone case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cross-stitched-iPhone-case/
DIY cross-stitched iPhone case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WTP7/HLR2L4U2/FR6WTP7HLR2L4U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WTP7/HLR2L4U2/FR6WTP7HLR2L4U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WTP7/HLR2L4U2/FR6WTP7HLR2L4U2.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods Make your own customized iPhone case using a cross-stitchable iPhone case (win one of five kits).  What you’ll need:  A cross-stitchable iPhone case, embroidery thread, a blunt needle, a Sharpie, a pair of scissors, and graph paper. Use the graph paper and Sharpie to design whatever you want...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:18:13 PDT
The Blue Meth Throne Charging dock for iphone / Android http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blue-Meth-Throne-Charging-dock-for-iphone-Andr/
The Blue Meth Throne Charging dock for iphone / Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 We are in the process of creating a line of very unique charging stations that will allow you to show off your true nerd inside. This one is the 1st of our line that we created that we think any true fan will like and no lawyer will destroy. This idea came from watching two of our favorite shows.. ...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:01:07 PDT
iOS/Android Remote Controlled Blimp With Video Feedback http://www.instructables.com/id/In-a-Blimp-of-an-Eye/
iOS/Android Remote Controlled Blimp With Video Feedback - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/VDDZ/HLA1VA9X/FMNVDDZHLA1VA9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/VDDZ/HLA1VA9X/FMNVDDZHLA1VA9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/VDDZ/HLA1VA9X/FMNVDDZHLA1VA9X.SMALL.jpg masynmachien In a Blimp of an Eye. This project was the eye catcher of my Artist In Residency at Instructables. As RC blimps are my passion, I definitely wanted to do some blimp project during my stay at Instructables.  When I came across the Dension WIRC system, the lingering idea of building one with live vi...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 07:46:13 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
Bluetooth Weather Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/PBVH/HIPIX729/F3HPBVHHIPIX729.SMALL.jpg Tall-drinks This was a 2 hour project I whipped up in order to learn how to use a new Bluetooth LE 4.0 module I picked up at redbearlab.com, called a BLE Mini. I've since thought of several much simpler ways (and more dependable) to accomplish the same thing, such as simply lighting 3 LEDs behind weather i...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 13:45:37 PDT
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger-20-4-Ports/
DIY Portable USB Solar Charger ($20 - 4 Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/MDOY/HKVLCQAG/FIDMDOYHKVLCQAG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Dreamed of making a cheap and "EXTREMELY RELIABLE" portable USB solar charger? Here's a quick tutorial, revealing how I made mine with a budget less than $20! ___________________________________________________________________________________ I have so many uses for it. When we travel and go camping...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 23:51:14 PDT
Home Automation (or Robot Butler called Geoffrey) - iPhone controlled, arduino based http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-or-Robot-Butler-called-Geoffrey-/
Home Automation (or Robot Butler called Geoffrey) - iPhone controlled, arduino based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/ARB7/HK6XN3YE/FBEARB7HK6XN3YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/ARB7/HK6XN3YE/FBEARB7HK6XN3YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/ARB7/HK6XN3YE/FBEARB7HK6XN3YE.SMALL.jpg willpow1993 Being able to control everything from your pocket has long been a dream shared by many. Previously we've had universal remotes that can both control our TVs and radios, then we had wireless wall sockets. Both great things, but how likely is it that you're going to be carrying around those remotes wi...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:16:54 PDT
Credit Card iPhone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-iPhone-Stand-1/
Credit Card iPhone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JO9V/G4D61Q53/FUTJO9VG4D61Q53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JO9V/G4D61Q53/FUTJO9VG4D61Q53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JO9V/G4D61Q53/FUTJO9VG4D61Q53.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Is your iPhone tired of just laying around on your desk? Want it to get on up and move on with its life? Then make a quick stand out of an old credit card or other plastic membership card. All you need is a couple minutes and a pair of scissors. I just made a similar iPhone stand that uses one club...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:54:16 PST
IPhone Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Scanner/
IPhone Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/13U7/HIGFG4DO/F1O13U7HIGFG4DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/13U7/HIGFG4DO/F1O13U7HIGFG4DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/13U7/HIGFG4DO/F1O13U7HIGFG4DO.SMALL.jpg giovannire I take lots of notes and I had the need to scan them quickly so you can consult online. Any scanner was too slow to digitize many hundreds of pages of my moleskine. Taking a good photo was a good solution. I thought I'd use my iPhone for this purpose. They needed a support that does not give problem...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 09:26:43 PDT
Portable Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Speaker-1/
Portable Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SMALL.jpg krmartin3 This is one of two portable speaker systems i wanted to build.  I used the LM386 circuit from my previous instructable and incorporated it into this portable speaker system.  It is a single channel (mono) speaker system which lights up blue in the background when you turn it on.  I hope you enjoy th...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 23:33:06 PDT
Build STEMbot1 - A Robot That Makes Programming Fun and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-STEMbot1-A-Robot-That-Makes-Programming-Fu/
Build STEMbot1 - A Robot That Makes Programming Fun and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/MGEC/HHMI536N/FAYMGECHHMI536N.SMALL.jpg emgrobotics The modern smartphone or tablet (mobile device) has more computing power than desktop computers had just 10 years ago. Modern mobile devices are full of sensors including: GPS, compass, 3-axis accelerometers, gyroscopes, etc and are well connected via cellular network, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Chanc...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 18:52:13 PDT
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-iPhone-and-smartphone-stand-docking-availa/
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SMALL.jpg Punyoka Hi, I wanted to bulid a lego iPhone stand which is able to hold the phone in vertical position. Here it goes. I made it in Lego digital designer, because i didn't want to get mine into pieces. This is my first instructable, hope you'll like it. I checked that all parts cost a total of 1,3$ if you ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:35:55 PDT
iPhone Garage Door Opener (Updated!) http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Garage-Door-Opener/
iPhone Garage Door Opener (Updated!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GDFQ/HH2VXKC1/FWJGDFQHH2VXKC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GDFQ/HH2VXKC1/FWJGDFQHH2VXKC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GDFQ/HH2VXKC1/FWJGDFQHH2VXKC1.SMALL.jpg Tall-drinks UPDATED! I switched to a 12volt relay, added a project box and upgraded the auto relay off  recipe. Joy. Hi. I'm a bit ashamed of this hack, since it mostly uses existing technologies, but I shall post it anyway for all of the glory and cash rewards. My garage opener remote recently passed away wi...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 09:21:00 PDT
3D printing + sugru = precision rubber parts! (iPhone 4/4S and 5) + video http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printing-sugru-precision-rubber-partsiPho/
3D printing + sugru = precision rubber parts! (iPhone 4/4S and 5) + video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/Z8YU/HGH6QMWS/FP0Z8YUHGH6QMWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/Z8YU/HGH6QMWS/FP0Z8YUHGH6QMWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/Z8YU/HGH6QMWS/FP0Z8YUHGH6QMWS.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Print your own desktop manufacturing kit to produce precision rubber parts directly onto the iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5 with sugru ! We developed this project so that makers, engineers and designers could test the process and understand how to desktop manufacture precision rubber parts with sugru.  T...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 10:16:08 PDT
Perspective (POV) rig for iPhone 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-POV-rig-for-iPhone-4/
Perspective (POV) rig for iPhone 4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AG04/HFPTJVJH/F00AG04HFPTJVJH.SMALL.jpg andrewt There are a lot of things out there for 3D printing.  Lots of airplanes, monsters and vehicles, but at their current scale, they're really just toys.  I don't think that's a bad thing, tho. I wanted to play with some models and make some videos from the perspective of a plane.  So I made a clip tha...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 15:25:31 PDT
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Charger-Powered-by-Fire/
Smartphone Charger Powered by Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/HOAD/HFPTEVTJ/F12HOADHFPTEVTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/HOAD/HFPTEVTJ/F12HOADHFPTEVTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/HOAD/HFPTEVTJ/F12HOADHFPTEVTJ.SMALL.jpg Joohansson Portable, Compact and Adjustable ThermoElectric Emergency Generator. Background: The reason for this project was to solve a problem I have. I sometimes do several days of hiking/backpacking in the wild and I always bring a smartphone with GPS and maybe other electronics. They need electricity a...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 11:03:17 PDT
Cheap and easy iPhone microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-iPhone-microscope/
Cheap and easy iPhone microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AA3E/HFPTHSNE/FYRAA3EHFPTHSNE.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus Turn your iPhone into a portable microscope. Should also work for any other smartphone. All I'm doing here is placing a small lens right in front of the iPhone camera. Keep it place with some foam tape and start looking at everything! Really big! I read about this technique here where it was used t...
By: fungus amungus

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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:24:32 PDT
Creating Instructables using the Instructables iOS App http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Instructables-using-the-Instructables-iOS/
Creating Instructables using the Instructables iOS App - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/0Q1M/HD4VGEXB/F120Q1MHD4VGEXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/0Q1M/HD4VGEXB/F120Q1MHD4VGEXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/0Q1M/HD4VGEXB/F120Q1MHD4VGEXB.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Hello and welcome to Instructables! In this Instructable, we'll be going over how to create an Instructable through our iOS App. (Now available on iPad!) Let's get started! Open the App Open up the application. You will now be viewing the homepage of the app. Click on the icon labeled "share" a...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:48:34 PDT
Passive iPhone / Victrola Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-iPhone-Victrola-Amp/
Passive iPhone / Victrola Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/IE88/HF23Y3N7/FPIIE88HF23Y3N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/IE88/HF23Y3N7/FPIIE88HF23Y3N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/IE88/HF23Y3N7/FPIIE88HF23Y3N7.SMALL.jpg theerikjohnson So I’ve been thinking about how my old Victrola works by passively amplifying the vibrations from the diaphragm through a simple box and how I can control the volume (somewhat) by opening and closing the doors.  I said to myself, “Self, I bet that would work as a passive iPhone amp too.”  I was thin...
By: theerikjohnson

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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:08:36 PDT
Binocular Mobile Phone Mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Mobile-Phone-Mount-1/
Binocular Mobile Phone Mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MGMJ/HEXSAXB2/FRPMGMJHEXSAXB2.SMALL.jpg rkupan UPDATE: High Resolution Images available This tutorial will include the construction of a sled mount capable of merging a vintage Fuji Variomatic Binocular with a Mobile Phone Camera. Using a binocular lens has many advantages including tack sharp optics, increased brightness, Depth of Field and of...
By: rkupan

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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:09:17 PDT
iPhone SoundFrame http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-SoundFrame/
iPhone SoundFrame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/H6ES/HET1AIAP/FWHH6ESHET1AIAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/H6ES/HET1AIAP/FWHH6ESHET1AIAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/H6ES/HET1AIAP/FWHH6ESHET1AIAP.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker The iPhone SoundFrame was created from a need to watch videos in landscape mode on the iPhone. All iDevices project sound out of the side mounted speaker in a direction at right angles to your ears. You tend to hear more ambient noise than sound from the speaker. There are solutions on the market an...
By: MidnightMaker

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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:28:37 PDT
Amplifier Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Amplifier-Dock/
Amplifier Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/XL7L/HKHPPF9J/FQZXL7LHKHPPF9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/XL7L/HKHPPF9J/FQZXL7LHKHPPF9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/XL7L/HKHPPF9J/FQZXL7LHKHPPF9J.SMALL.jpg timwikander Amplifier Dock is a passive amplifier and docking solution for iPhone and iPod touch that utilizes the shape and material of an ordinary ceramic bowl. Designed for disassembly, the ceramic bowl may be reused, steel hardware may be recycled, and hardwood/ wool felt may be left to biodegrade. This is ...
By: timwikander

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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:01:20 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
The Throne Dock for your iPhone and other mobile devices http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Iron-Throne-Dock-for-your-Iphone-and-your-mobi/
The Throne Dock for your iPhone and other mobile devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/37X0/HAQ30XGA/FV437X0HAQ30XGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/37X0/HAQ30XGA/FV437X0HAQ30XGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/37X0/HAQ30XGA/FV437X0HAQ30XGA.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ **UPDATE** Unfortunately this throne production got killed by HBO after we received a cease and desist letter from their lawyers. (google "nuproto" and "H...
By: mstyle183

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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:54:09 PST
Home 9000 - The ULTIMATE Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-9000-The-ULTIMATE-Doorbell/
Home 9000 - The ULTIMATE Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1SZZ/GQ8VBF2Z/FMM1SZZGQ8VBF2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1SZZ/GQ8VBF2Z/FMM1SZZGQ8VBF2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1SZZ/GQ8VBF2Z/FMM1SZZGQ8VBF2Z.SMALL.jpg macgeek I just purchased a house in Las Vegas, and, being a long time tinkerer (and instructable maker / sharer), I decided that before I move in, and as long as I have the opportunity to break open walls and run any wire I wanted, I would geek out this house in a big way. Of course that meant running netw...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 22:19:28 PST
Hyperbolic Spoon iPhone Amplifier/Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyperbolic-Spoon-iPhone-AmplifierStand/
Hyperbolic Spoon iPhone Amplifier/Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/CDH9/HAUNNOTJ/FLUCDH9HAUNNOTJ.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu The speaker on my smartphone is underwhelming; as is yours. I find myself cupping my hand around the base of the phone to provides a slight volume boost in situations with ambient noise. I wondered if it was possible to accomplish a volume boost with a spoon head acting as an amplification dish. The...
By: Renard_Bleu

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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 10:35:44 PST
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Photograph-Food-without-a-Fancy-Camera/
How To Photograph Food without a Fancy Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/20DB/HBHGLRNM/FU520DBHBHGLRNM.SMALL.jpg bcahalan As a contributing writer for a top food blog, it's no surprise I have to take quality photos of my food to go along with my blog entries. My friends often ask me what kind of camera I have when I post my food photos. You must use an expensive DSLR, right? No, not at all. In fact, I use a simple poin...
By: bcahalan

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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 15:50:46 PST
Augmented Reality Paper Mario http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Paper-Mario/
Augmented Reality Paper Mario - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/QWQM/HBHGL5BV/FQUQWQMHBHGL5BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/QWQM/HBHGL5BV/FQUQWQMHBHGL5BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/QWQM/HBHGL5BV/FQUQWQMHBHGL5BV.SMALL.jpg kamibox.de Have you already played Paper Mario Sticker Star on Nintendo 3DS? A great thing to be unwrapped under the christmas tree! And a great thing to be played, as well. So I gathered all my creative talents and crafted a magic diorama that can be built in less than 20 minutes. World, hast thou ever seen ...
By: kamibox.de

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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 04:54:34 PST
Holiday Light Bokeh for iPhone or any Smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Light-Bokeh-for-iPhone-or-any-Smartphone/
Holiday Light Bokeh for iPhone or any Smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/QDAX/HA4MGG4M/FADQDAXHA4MGG4M.SMALL.jpg DemetriS 'Tis the season for holiday lights and fun photos! And what better way to capture all those pretty lights than bokeh photography? In this Instructable, I will show you how to take bokeh photos with your iPhone or smartphone. There are apps that superimpose blurs, spots, and streaks, but our aim is t...
By: DemetriS

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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 20:42:41 PST
How to make a very effective and cheap micro/macro lens for an iPhone or any smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-very-effective-and-cheap-macro-lens-/
How to make a very effective and cheap micro/macro lens for an iPhone or any smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/75HN/HA5M6UBV/FA475HNHA5M6UBV.SMALL.jpg DemetriS In this instructable, I will explain how I've created macro lenses for my iPhone 4 by salvaging parts from old digital cameras. Why buy expensive lens attachments when they are already lying around your house? Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for any damage you may do to your device or yoursel...
By: DemetriS

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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:43:01 PST
iPhone mount for telescopes http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-mount-for-telescopes/
iPhone mount for telescopes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/M3AM/H8RVBXUL/FGZM3AMH8RVBXUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/M3AM/H8RVBXUL/FGZM3AMH8RVBXUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/M3AM/H8RVBXUL/FGZM3AMH8RVBXUL.SMALL.jpg russm313 I've recently become interested in amateur astronomy.  I picked up a very used telescope from a garage sale and after a little TLC, took it outside.  I wanted a way to take pictures through the eyepiece but I did not want to spend any money.  After searching the web, looking for DIY iPhone mounts, I...
By: russm313

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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 21:20:35 PDT
Passive amplifier for iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-amplifier-for-iPhone/
Passive amplifier for iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CKDL/H82UEK12/F83CKDLH82UEK12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CKDL/H82UEK12/F83CKDLH82UEK12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/CKDL/H82UEK12/F83CKDLH82UEK12.SMALL.jpg JPro This is a design I put together for an iPhone passive amplifier.  Here is the process I used to create the model in Solidworks.  This process could be done just as well in Sketchup, Inventor, or Autodesk 123D. Here is a video of the passive amplifier doing it's thing. The first step was to...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:44:59 PDT
Create an iPhone stand through CAD & MakerBot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Personalized-iPhone-Stand-Via-SolidWorks-/
Create an iPhone stand through CAD & MakerBot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/1YXM/H8AZ5F6A/FE51YXMH8AZ5F6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/1YXM/H8AZ5F6A/FE51YXMH8AZ5F6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/1YXM/H8AZ5F6A/FE51YXMH8AZ5F6A.SMALL.jpg damonite This tutorial is a set of step-by-step instructions illustrating how to create a simple iPhone stand using SolidWorks software & a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. What you'll need For this project you'll need the following: -a computer with Solidworks or similar CAD software -an iPhone -calipers...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 21:29:12 PDT
Customize the fit on your EarPods http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-the-fit-on-on-EarPods/
Customize the fit on your EarPods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/0ALX/H7HY7L6R/FKG0ALXH7HY7L6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/0ALX/H7HY7L6R/FKG0ALXH7HY7L6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/0ALX/H7HY7L6R/FKG0ALXH7HY7L6R.SMALL.jpg juniortan While the earpods have been designed to fit a variety of ears, I still find mine a little loose. Being a Sugru nut, here is a step by step on how to add a silicone rubber layer to your earpods to make them fit better on your ears. Getting Started Once you get your paws on a small pack of Sugru, g...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 19:22:05 PDT
iPhone Camera Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Camera-Remote/
iPhone Camera Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/U28L/H4VQDHPD/FFIU28LH4VQDHPD.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura As a an avid photographer, I carry two things on me constantly - my phone and my camera. Once I discovered there was a way for me to use my iPhone as a camera remote with the DSLRbot app, I knew I could easily build my own remote trigger for my DSLR with Radio Shack parts. Materials File D...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:06:10 PDT
The Whirlwind - An iPhone horn speaker and stand that fits in you wallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Whirlwind-An-iPhone-horn-speaker-and-stand-t/
The Whirlwind - An iPhone horn speaker and stand that fits in you wallet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/F5ER/H7432J7F/FCTF5ERH7432J7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/F5ER/H7432J7F/FCTF5ERH7432J7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/F5ER/H7432J7F/FCTF5ERH7432J7F.SMALL.jpg urant In a deep "fit for infomercial" voice...   "Have you ever found yourself in the NEED to share a video from your cellphone with other people, but the sound... was.. just to LOW!! FEAR NOT!! The revolutionary WALLET SIZED Whirlwind Speaker and stand will come to the rescue!" He he, sorr...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:31:10 PDT