Instructables: exploring - technology - iphone - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:33 PST BLOX v1.01 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...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
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...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:04:06 PST
Laser Cut Firemans Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Firemans-Phone-Stand/
Laser Cut Firemans Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/8WDY/I27GSEA5/F5B8WDYI27GSEA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/8WDY/I27GSEA5/F5B8WDYI27GSEA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/8WDY/I27GSEA5/F5B8WDYI27GSEA5.SMALL.jpg jtw14 Fireman themed phone holder. Fire axes leaning on fire-hydrants put together on a Maltese cross. Works with most smartphones portrait or landscape. Made with 1/8 inch craft wood cut on a laser. Great for watching movies or just surfing the web. This particular version is engraved with STATION 12 but...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:36:00 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...
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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...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mask-with-Neopixel-Eyes-iPhone-Mouth-and-Voi/
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SMALL.jpg melarky This year for Halloween we decided to make a robot mask for our oldest son. There are a few different electronic components that work together to make the final mask. We used neopixel rings and an arduino to control the eyes, an old iPhone worked as the mouth, and we took apart a cheap voice chang...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:28:41 PDT
iPhone Box Case http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Box-Case/
iPhone Box Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Apple has done it again. They have completely reinvented the landscape of the smart phone market by simply taking advantage of one of the most underutilized aspects of the smart phone. The Packaging!Each new iPhone 6 comes with extra materials that can be converted into a sweet Box Phone Case. Take ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:45 PDT
Become An iPhone Cartoonist http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-An-iPhone-Cartoonist/
Become An iPhone Cartoonist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid In this Instructable I will be using 3 iPhone apps to create compelling comics. These are the best apps I have found for iPhone, but I am sure there are just as equally worthy apps in the App Store. Applications Needed:GoogleComicBookComic TycoonTools Required:iPhone 4 (or later)I use the Google bro...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:28:48 PDT
SOLO Cup Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLO-Cup-Speaker/
SOLO Cup Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6BD7/I0PZ5S5B/FK96BD7I0PZ5S5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6BD7/I0PZ5S5B/FK96BD7I0PZ5S5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6BD7/I0PZ5S5B/FK96BD7I0PZ5S5B.SMALL.jpg bergerab Want to be the life of the party this year? Or maybe, like many college students, you want to blast your music way too loud. Awesome. You're in luck because I've designed this SOLO Cup Speaker to bring out that college student that's inside all of us. Because, what is a party without music? And more...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:33:13 PDT
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-instrument-single-hand-grip-holder-for-iPhon/
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SMALL.jpg danleow I have made this many months ago and finally I am putting it up here today so here you go.... If you like the design please vote :)USE THIS DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE ONLY.Project motivation:There are tons of music app for iPhone but the phone is not ergonomically design to be use as musical i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:37 PDT
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...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 PDT
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-New-Life-Into-Old-Headphones/
Breathe New Life Into Old Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/XSLN/HZQTEBE4/F9IXSLNHZQTEBE4.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I found this sweet set of Alpha Electronics vintage headphones at a garage sale today for $1.00. I couldn't say no to this awesome old school style! Unfortunately, they were in slightly rough shape and since they are so old (I would guess early 70s), they used the 1/4" male audio jack which most of ...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:11:49 PDT
Vintage Beat Box Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Beat-Box-Suitcase/
Vintage Beat Box Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/1ECF/HZNYJ0H3/F2A1ECFHZNYJ0H3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/1ECF/HZNYJ0H3/F2A1ECFHZNYJ0H3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/1ECF/HZNYJ0H3/F2A1ECFHZNYJ0H3.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 ***Edit: I've since added Bluetooth, battery power w/charge controller, and some grilles for the speakers. I've now added the write up and photos for the updates.Hey everyone!I've been wanting to make a portable suitcase stereo for quite a while now, but just never got around to it. I was going thro...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:39:41 PDT
how to take great photos with an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-take-great-photos-with-an-iPhone/
how to take great photos with an iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ENNI/HYR3DQGH/F9QENNIHYR3DQGH.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Most of us carry a smartphone with us everywhere these days, so it's important to know how to use your smartphone camera to take great photos! I've only had a smartphone for a couple years, and I've loved having a decent camera to document things I'm doing or take quick photos to remember something ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:14:43 PDT
iPhone remote controlled lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-remote-controlled-lamp/
iPhone remote controlled lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SMALL.jpg Samuel LIU This project uses the iPhone and a raspberry pi to remote control the lamp. Both the iPhone and the raspberry pi are connected to the wifi router. The lamp on/off commands are sent from iPhone and received by the raspberry pi embedded system. Then the raspberry pi triggers the IO to control the lamp...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:13:23 PDT
Create An Animated GIF With An iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-An-Animated-GIF-With-An-iPhone/
Create An Animated GIF With An iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/DF0T/HY4KSOCC/FL6DF0THY4KSOCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/DF0T/HY4KSOCC/FL6DF0THY4KSOCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/DF0T/HY4KSOCC/FL6DF0THY4KSOCC.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable I will show you how to create an Animated GIF using an iPhone and the Gifboom application. GIFs are a really fun way to help your project stand out among other ibles and to help you explain your process with greater detail. What is an amimated GIF?A form of computer image that m...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:49:06 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...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Hand-crank iPhone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-crank-iPhone-charger/
Hand-crank iPhone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/A6JD/HX1WB63Q/F3CA6JDHX1WB63Q.SMALL.jpg supercapacitor I had always wanted to make something that converted mechanical to electrical power. So when I salvaged a high-torque motor from a broken microwave, I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.This Instructable details the making of a hand-crank iPhone charger, a charger that operates solely on me...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:55:21 PDT
iPhone pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-pinhole-camera/
iPhone pinhole camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/ZZOD/HWWNJY56/FNXZZODHWWNJY56.SMALL.jpg deenakhattab One day I was browsing through 123D and Thingiverse when I noticed that no one had ever made a pinhole camera for the iPhone. Here we are in a world where 3D printing is a thing that exists and people are still taping tiny-holed cardboard squares over their iPhone cameras to achieve that coveted gra...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:15:28 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...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
Natural IPhone Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-IPhone-Speaker/
Natural IPhone Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/3VF2/HW8T8OY0/FVU3VF2HW8T8OY0.SMALL.jpg Jbrady911 So who likes playing music on their iphone/ipod but just wants that extra little ampliciation so you won't blow a speaker; well here is my solution. It is a natural amplifier which requires no cords, wires, batteries, etc. The only thing it requires is a phone or ipod that plays music, which nowaday...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:51:49 PDT
IPhone HomeMade Telephoto Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-HomeMade-Telephoto-Lens/
IPhone HomeMade Telephoto Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/A55X/HV9I3J79/FMNA55XHV9I3J79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/A55X/HV9I3J79/FMNA55XHV9I3J79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/A55X/HV9I3J79/FMNA55XHV9I3J79.SMALL.jpg rodski Lens Source / Material / Tools Needed I used lenses for this project from my old film projector (1960's model),since it consist 4 major lenses,.i still got 3 left lenses.,so i decided to build my home made Telephoto Lens for my old iPhone 4Lenses needed:15 mm Plano Concave for eyepiece38 mm Plan...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:47:12 PDT
IPhone Home Made Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-Home-Made-Macro-Lens/
IPhone Home Made Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/89VY/HV963PU2/F2A89VYHV963PU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/89VY/HV963PU2/F2A89VYHV963PU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/89VY/HV963PU2/F2A89VYHV963PU2.SMALL.jpg rodski Materials Needed Prepare any glass Biconvex lens,just like the glass we use to see on a regular magnifying glass….dont use plastic lens they are not as good as glass.,.plastics lens can be easily scratch…i used an old biconvex lens taken out from an old zoom lens of a projector. Trial & error te...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 03:47:43 PDT
Simple Panoramic Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Panoramic-Rig/
Simple Panoramic Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/0WUR/HVL8D5BC/FCR0WURHVL8D5BC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Below are directions for a simple rig for panoramic video. It was built with free pallet wood and the temporary use of my mountain bike rim. The project took about 5 minutes to put it together. ​Tools/Materials Tools: SawDrillMeasuring tapeMaterials: Bicycle Rim/Tire (26” used for this project...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:21:58 PDT
Ammo Can BOOM box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-BOOM-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SMALL.jpg Medic55 This was my first attempt at building this speaker BOOM box and it turned out great.  Bellow is the list of parts I used. I also re wired the IR sensor the outside the box so I can use the remote without opening the box. I rewired the FM antenna to the outside also. Every hole I drilled was sealed w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:24:18 PDT
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 10...
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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
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 Verticees 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