Instructables: exploring - wireless - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:46:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quick improvised face tracking camera using an Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-improvised-face-tracking-camera-using-an-Int/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:43:37 PDT
Weather Forecasting Coat Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Forecasting-Coat-Hooks/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:32:11 PDT
Controlling a WF32 from a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-WF32-from-a-Computer/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:03:08 PDT
Outdoor Plug Cover Security Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-plug-cover-security-cam/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:22:22 PDT
Solar Powered PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-PirateBox/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 15:49:40 PDT
Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Opener-2/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:41:46 PDT
DIY Remote Control Airplane (23 cc Gas powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Remote-Control-Airplane-23-cc-Gas-powered/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:19:37 PDT
DIY Electric R/C Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-RC-Airplane/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 23:34:08 PDT
WiFi Enabled Arduino - Interfacing with web APIs http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Arduino/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 01:16:02 PDT
Intro to GPS with Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-GPS-with-Microcontrollers/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 11:59:00 PDT
High Gain Omni Directional Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Gain-Omni-Directional-Wifi-Antenna/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:06:11 PDT
Keepin' it Simple, the $7 HD Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Keepin-it-Simple-the-7-HD-Antenna/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 00:33:00 PDT
WiFi security in Home and Office http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-security-in-Home-and-Office/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:39:52 PDT
QRPp 5volt transmitter/ solar panel http://www.instructables.com/id/QRPp-5volt-transmitter-solar-panel/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:17:16 PDT
Make wireless charging mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wireless-charging-mouse/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 10:07:06 PDT
Super-cheap Wireless Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-cheap-Wireless-Doorbell/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:34:56 PST
Spark.io Build night Rex-o-Phone wifi xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkio-Build-night-Rex-o-Phone-wifi-xylophone/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 18:00:31 PST
DIY Bluetooth Headphones [Sony MDR-V6 wireless mod] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Headphones-Sony-MDR-V6-wireless-mod/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:24:27 PST
IoT Bathroom Vacancy Indicator For Hackers http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Bathroom-Vacancy-Indicator-For-Hackers/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:01:13 PST
iPhone Box Case http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Box-Case/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:45 PDT
littleBits WiFi Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-WiFi-Music-Player/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:56 PDT
Repurpose an old wifi router for the internet-of-things http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurpose-an-old-wifi-router-for-the-internet-of-t/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:35:01 PDT
The Sneeze-Ray Remote-Controlled Nose Tickler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sneeze-Ray-Remote-Controlled-Nose-Tickler/
The Sneeze-Ray Remote-Controlled Nose Tickler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/645M/HSBSMC6R/FYC645MHSBSMC6R.SMALL.jpg alexglow Do you know that old wives' tale about how when you sneeze, it means someone is thinking of you? Apparently, most people don't. I didn't realize that, so I made this project. :) I recently gave my first demo as Maker Advocate for Pinoccio, a new, open-source kit for your own personal Internet of Th...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 18:28:52 PST
Wireless Mailbox Alarm with Phone alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Mailbox-Alarm-with-Phone-alert/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/OGJK/HPCLJ38L/FQNOGJKHPCLJ38L.SMALL.jpg eddevine 1x Alarm kit Auto-Dialer (ebay $10-$20) 1x Door/Window Sensor (included in alarm kit) 1x Keypad/Control Unit with AC Adaptor (included in alarm kit) 1x Telephone Cable (included in alarm kit) 2x  Cable Ties (home depot or Lowes) A simple way to set up an alert system, after installed, you still h...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:42:06 PST
Wireless remote fireworks tube rack diplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-remote-fireworks-tube-rack-diplay/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:33:51 PDT
Wireless DeadDrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-DeadDrop/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 22:22:01 PDT
The Reusable and Wireless Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reusable-and-Wireless-Igniter/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:26:28 PDT
Wireless RF Controlled Fire Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-RF-Controlled-Fire-Effects/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:01:28 PDT
FM-based Wireless Electric Guitar! http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-based-Wireless-Electric-Guitar/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 05:45:14 PST
How to make bluetooth music-enable hearing protection http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bluetooth-music-enable-hearing-protect/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 13:07:51 PST
XBee Programmable Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/XBee-Programmable-Christmas-Lights/
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Tue, 25 Dec 2012 07:48:33 PST
How to install a TV antenna or aerial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-TV-antenna-or-aerial/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:01:19 PST
Hacking FM Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-FM-Transmitter/
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 06:50:46 PDT
interfacing u.fl connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/interfacing-ufl-connectors/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:42:20 PDT
Smart-Meter radiation shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Meter-radiation-shield/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:56:27 PDT
How to Build a Slayer Exciter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Slayer-Exciter/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 15:01:42 PDT
Weather station mounted on tilting tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-mounted-on-tilting-tower-anemome/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 12:10:31 PDT
Restoring Your Broken XBee http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-your-broken-XBee/
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:23:33 PDT
Wi-Tricity (Wireless Electricity) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Tricity-Wireless-Electricity-1/
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 07:58:54 PDT
Wireless Control Race Start Light Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Race-Start-Control-Light-Set/
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 07:09:14 PDT
Simpler Bluetooth Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Simpler-Bluetooth-Garage-Door-Opener/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 20:09:54 PST
Wireless Power Charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Ipod-Charger/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 17:08:13 PDT
Easy to Build WIFI 2.4GHz Yagi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-WIFI-24GHz-Yagi-Antenna/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 02:08:20 PDT
Semi-Wireless Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Wireless-Headphones/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 15:28:42 PDT
Ham radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Ham-radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4UBQ/GSSP0JEB/FPM4UBQGSSP0JEB.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Low-cost Near Space Without HAM Radios or Cellphones After researching near space balloon projects and launching two of my own I've found that the major hurdle is in communication with the balloon payload. Many near space ballooners are using HAM radio ... How To Save Analog Television - Pirat...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:04:08 PDT
Bluetooth Headset Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Headset-Hack/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 18:50:36 PDT
Android-based Vintage Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-based-Vintage-Phone/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 22:16:01 PDT
Fast, Cheap, and Easy Wifi Cantenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Cheap-and-Easy-Wifi-Cantenna/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:43:31 PDT
DIY Wifi Extender - Cantenna build with a stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wifi-Extender-Cantenna-build-with-a-stand/
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Sat, 8 Jan 2011 19:13:20 PST
Walking Clacks Tower (Portable Semaphore Tower) Mark 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Clacks-Tower-Portable-Semaphore-Tower-Ma/
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