Instructables: exploring - photos - technology - cell-phones Tue, 7 Jul 2015 13:05:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Wireless iPhone Charger & Case project3dprint Visit to download the STL files and order the electronics kit for this project!  Then watch the instructional video on how to assemble it all together! No more annoying charger cables connected to your iPhone!   This wireless iPhone charger is the perfect gadget to keep o...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:06:23 PDT
turn your phone into a microscope aucancer98 This my first instructables so please be nice. :) things you will need for this instructable - a lens cap from an old cd-rom's lens - tape - cell phone (any kind) - scissors
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:51:10 PDT
Magnetic Phone Camera Base grinderman I have always had problems taking photos and videos of my work for a post. Mainly because I work by myself and its inconvenient to have some one snap a few process shots. So I thought I would make something for this problem. I looked around my shop for materials and I found it on my metal lathe, a m...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:34:57 PST
Check Deposit iPhone Mount #2 graydog111 Due to storage problems, I am revamping "Check Deposit iPhone Mount #1" and have made another one. This one is made of scrap 5/8" plywood, 2 pcs of !" x 2" pine,  and 4 pcs of 3/8" dowel.  I cut the plywood to a convenient size and cut a 1.25" hole with a hole saw for the iPhone's camera eye.  I gl...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:54:46 PST
Check Deposit iPhone Mount #1 graydog111 I am using my bank's App and part of that App is for depositing checks with my iPhone.  I love it.  It is really a time saver for me and since I am going on 78 years old, I don't really enjoy standing in long lines at the bank.  I'll never understand why the teller must leave the window and go to th...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:53:27 PST
Secret Hiding Place in your Cell Phone(not an iphone) laughingjungle For anybody who has seen Zoolander, this idea occured when that guy said,"Oh! IN the computer!" and proceeds to break open the computer...  I have a basic LG cell phone which is not smart and can't flip, but it is sneaky. To use the secret compartment, slide open the battery cover. There it is. You...
By: laughingjungle

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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 09:19:59 PST
Gadget stands on my desk (at work). An old cassette case flipped around to make a stand for my phone. (Since I used the phone to take the picture, this sticky note pad served as a stand-in.) The hole in the corner of my Nook HD+ is perfect for using a pen to stand it up. Lastly, a pair of hooks, used for hanging coats, etc, on the p...

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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:54:24 PST
Super Easy Capacitive Touch Stylus ccronkhite I stumbled on this completely by chance. I was listening to music on my phone at work one day and the cord on my headphones kept touching the screen and causing it to swipe and click on all kinds of stuff. When I got home I pulled out some old headphones and tried them out. Every ipod/phone cord I t...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:46:20 PST
Cellphone Detector yhdesai This handy mobile bug or cell phone detector, pocket-size mobile transmission detector or sniffer can sense the presence of an activated mobile cellphone from a distance of one and-a-half metres. So it can be used to prevent use of mobile phones in examination halls, confidential rooms, etc. It is a...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 06:01:25 PST
Duplo universal smart phone stand bubblewrap74 I was having trouble finding a stable DIY phone stand on the web. I wanted one that would accommodate the phone in portrait mode, because I have a workout app that does not support landscape. I tried several different DIY projects and none of them seemed very stable. The ones that looked better seem...
By: bubblewrap74

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:25:12 PST
Stainless Steel IPhone Case w/Belt Loop graydog111 Several years ago I had Sony PDA in my pocket while under my truck.  When I rolled over, I heard the crunch of my screen breaking.  I needed a belt case for my iPhone and didn't want that to happen again.  I was inspired by an instructable by Phil B's
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:45:23 PDT
Stand up Samsung Galaxy jcanales1 Mi name is Julio Canales and I'm a designer.
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:28:26 PDT
Sugru iphone Charger Cord Snap elizacorps The sheath on the power cord for my iphone had begun to tear- the only foreseeable outcome being electrical shock or a mess of unsightly electrical tape. Enter sugru! The process is likely obvious, but here's a hint: I used a mini pack and rolled a small amount into a cylinder about 1/4in in diame...
By: elizacorps

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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 18:34:07 PDT
Quick sugru fix to make a cell phone case de-branded and sticker-friendly jamesh I like my silicone & plastic incipio cell phone case, but the prominent logo has always bugged me.  I couldn't put a sticker where I wanted without it wearing through.  A bit of leftover sugru from an Instructables-sponsored build night at Makerspace Urbana was all it took to solve this tiny annoyan...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 19:40:34 PDT
Smart Phone Case Repair w/ Sugru John Wilkes Booth Smart Phones should last at least two years, unfortunately the rubber bumpers on your phone's case rarely do. Once the rubber bumpers fall out your phone is way more likely to break from a drop. A couple $ worth of Sugru can restore utility to a variety of phone cases. Put your phone in the broken ...
By: John Wilkes Booth

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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 21:57:19 PDT
Cellphone protection with SUGRU dingfabrik Made with yellow and blue SUGRU, this green cellphone protection works well.
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 12:13:42 PDT
Cubre polvo para celular hecho con Sugru Skarolina La semana pasada nos reunimos yo y varios compañerosen The Inventor`s House para probar un nuevo producto llamado "Sugru" y esto es lo que desarrollamos.  La idea es ver de que manera usar este nuevo producto y por mi parte decidí hacer un cubre polvo para celular en forma de gato usando este produc...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:35:07 PDT
Artsy smart phone bumpers with Sugru P2P Lab All you need is some Sugru and lots of creativity!!
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:33:19 PDT
SIM Card adpater ramfish Well I needed to convert my nano (4FF) SIM Card to Micro SIM (3FF).I was baby-seating my MakerBot at the time, so instead of ordering one on Amazon, I decided to jump on Inventor and create one. First, checked out Wikipedia on Sim cards: Then...
By: ramfish

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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 13:30:04 PDT
Battery Powered Phone Charger (3 Pc Set) dan2525 Hi, today I'm going to show you a very simple and safe way to build a battery powered phone charger! Disclaimer: I am not responsible for anything you do resulting from this instructable. First things first! Materials: 1: a 4AA battery holder purchased at radio shack. I recommend one with an on/o...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 14:21:32 PDT
Wood Veneer & Aluminium bumper phone case 0xyJin I laser cut/etch a wood veneer to protect the back of the phone. There was just enough space to fit the wood veneer in between the phone and the bumper.  Materials: Aluminium bumper (ebay ~$10) Wood Veneer (1/42 inch thin) Tools: Laser cutter (x acto knife might work too) Caliper 40 W Laser cutte...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:06:16 PDT
iphone 4s leather case campanico How to make an iphone leather case, with printable template.
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 07:24:50 PDT
IP SECURITY CAMERA USING ANDROID PHONE 1481994 HELLO GUYS,IF YOU HAVE YOUR ANDROID phone there billions of productive apps in app store like the app called ip camera. download it from app store it's free and set it up .CONNECT WIFI OR internet in you computer and android .launch IP CAMERA app an  ip address will develop along with port number. o...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 04:11:11 PDT
PROJECT SPYDRINKZ nerfrocketeer This is my newest project and group of inventions-its a series called SpyDrinkz! These inconspicuous fast food cups can let you secretly call or text people in almost any situation! Also including a covert charger-cupholder, these cups come in all shapes and sizes, including a coffee cup, a soft dri...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 18:58:17 PDT
Android phone stand with Lego crosendahl I love my Nexus phone, but the accessories market for Android phones is pretty weak. I use my phone as an alarm clock at night while I recharge it, jammed between books and the lamp on my nightstand so it's readable. It was time to correct this problem, and Lego is always a great solution. This is...
By: crosendahl

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Wed, 29 May 2013 21:36:39 PDT
Use a Bottle Top to Make a Vertical Cell Phone Stand Gregbot I use my cell phone for a lot of things. I need to hear the Timer go off especially. In my routine, missing it is DOOM! ... I needed a vertical stand to get the speaker and face up in the air. ... BUT ... I'm cheap and like to make my stuff if possible. So I used a wide lid from a plastic bottle. .....
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Wed, 29 May 2013 11:02:54 PDT
DIY LiPo Li-Ion battery charger from old cellphone tutdude98 Do you need LiPo or Li-Ion charger but new one or kit is just too expensive? Well i got same problem and they can cost up to 20$ Luckly i got old phone and it have integrated charging circuit which i need It can charge 1 LiPo or Li-Ion battery and since i removed battery that is used to remember dat...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 00:31:15 PDT
Charging Station face54 free and easy charging station from shampoo pet plastic bottle
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Thu, 23 May 2013 04:41:00 PDT
LAPTOP COOLING SYSTEM...EASIEST sbdash11391 The main reasons due to which a laptop heats up are 1. Improper Ventilation 2.Dust Clogging 3.Crammed up space around laptop 4, Overworking i.e, overplaying hd games for too long if your pc lacks a graphic card. 5.Cooling system failure I personally faced the first four lacunae My instructable sh...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 16:16:01 PDT
Laser engraved brushed metal phone battery cover/case 0xyJin I laser engraved a Canon G11 onto an brushed metal phone battery cover for my Samsung Galaxy S3. The battery cover was purchased from ebay and it took about 3 or 4 weeks to arrive. I selected one without logo on it.  Make sure you have proper ventilation installed, I have no idea how toxic the fume ...
By: 0xyJin

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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 21:56:58 PST
The PERFECT (Universal) DIY Phone Stand with only THREE Binder Clips sellsellsell2000 The purpose of this tutorial is to create a 'Universal' Phone Stand using simple stationary without any tools nor glue. The Phone Stand should be sturdy enough; not just for view but practical enough to use the while it is placed upon. Rather the phone is placed upright or landscape. Materials used...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 01:02:43 PST
Car Phone Holer jtotheon A sturdy phone holder for your car.  Makes for a nice platform to perform basic functions (when pulled over). I used a phone case as the portion which actually contacts the phone. It isn't pretty. Just functional. Thanks.
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:49:34 PST
Lego Sugru Mobile Phone Holder Hack Edwardo Leon This hack is a result of viewing many of the cool ideas on instructable and sugru website. I have a need to hold my smart phone onto my dash as a GPS device or occasionally answering incoming mobile call. I have a little stand from a previous car kit ages ago. Back then you will need to use screws...
By: Edwardo Leon

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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:27:29 PST
ViBracelet jesselokt The goal of this project is to build a vibrating bracelet that alerts the wearer to incoming calls on an iPhone 4S. This device was originally created for a blind and partially hearing-impaired client who could not hear or see her phone ringing and wanted an inconspicuous and wearable device th...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:28:10 PST
In Your Face Long Arm Cell Phone Saving Face Mount BILLETSURFER I think we are all guilty of driving while using a cell phone and as everyone’s concern is saving face (all due respect to law enforcement).  I'm guilty of using my phone while driving and only do so when it's safe. I've been using my phone in the car for over 20 years this doesn't make it right an...

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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:51:01 PST
Macro lens for phone camera (iPhone) lpringiers I am a film student, so one of the main reasons I bought an iPhone was for it's camera. I saw a bunch of really cool instructables on how to  make macrolenses and decided to do my own. I didn't take step-by-step photos cause I just kinda did it on the fly. But I'll explain as best I can. What you ...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 07:34:07 PST
Cheap iPhone Charging Holder jabootee This is a holder for your phone, camera or any device that has a long cord and it cost nearly nothing if you have the soap already.  My problem was losing my charger everytime I unplugged it to save power.  It would end up on the floor or in the clothes basket.  It is a used dish soap container (cle...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:14:36 PST
nes gamepad iphone 4 housing champx here is a nintendo shell for iphone I wanted relief and the appearance of the true nintendo controller I just used an iphone housing basic on top I glued a piece of the controller the buttons are also glued the resin and putty round off the size difference
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:36:49 PST
iPhone Dock using CDs iha iPhone dock using some old CDs with some basic tools. Step 1 - Stack few old CDs, I used 8 here depending on the iPhone connector height. Glue all of them together using super glue. Step 2 - Measure the iPhone connector and mark it on the CD place to be cut, Since my dremel was broken I used an so...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:13:30 PST
Accessing Social Media and the Internet during a disaster kaseynmary Information is Power The Hurricane Sandy that just passed us by has shown the power of nature in the face of technology.  Once the power goes out and is out for a few days our dependence on technology becomes a glaring sore thumb. Luckily my family was spared the full wraith of Sandy, however we did...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 13:44:56 PST
Simple Ni-cad battery charger with Led indicator victordas This is a simple Ni-Cad battery charger circuit with Led indicator. it's not a automatic charger but when the battery is fully charged the led glows and you have to turn off it manually. use a 3mm red led and for power supply use a 9v transformer. I have build this circuit and it's working great wit...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 21:52:28 PDT
Super clean 5V power supply victordas This is a 5V power supply with LM7805 it gives a safe faithful and Clean 5V supply. It can convert 9v,12v,15v to 5v power supply.  I have build this circuit and it's working great. This circuit is completely designed and build by myself so if i have made any mistake(NOT POSSIBLE) than please notify ...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:21:56 PDT
Razr M Docking Station Biker2929 In helping my son stay organized, I decided he needed a docking station for his new mobile phone.  However, they didn't make one yet for his Motorola Razr M,  so I slapped this one together out of some wood scraps and shellacked it.  The only part I was worried about was securing the USB cable firm...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 11:59:22 PDT
Velcro Bike Smart Phone Holder waramungus                                                          BICYCLE SMART PHONE HOLDER   PARTS NEEDED....   1) 2 Blank Black ( no rectangular hole for switches ) plastic, nylon, or metal switch plates                                     2) box of Velcro strips                                     3) br...
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 09:31:09 PDT
InstaMorph HTC Cellphone Mount jgomes4 This is my first try with InstaMorph. I had an old car mount and decided to give it a try. Hope you like it. InstaMorph are clear pellets that melt in 160 degree water. After melting you can mold it into any shape you desire, and if you make a mistake... Melt it over and over. I made this out of 4 p...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:03:31 PDT
cardboard i phone case atonyg all you need is card board (i used the back off of a old notebook) scissors and a pen. trace your i phone trace the side edges once and extend a free hand tab slightly. trace the top and bottom edges twice so it can fold over the tab and hold the cases shape.cut out and fold inward twards the blac...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 21:10:28 PDT
An Aesthetic Phone Case From Electronic Components Zaphod Beetlebrox So this began as my last attempt to make a case for my phone. My first attempt was trying to make a metal mold however the mold broke. ( click here if you want to try that instead). This case has it's problems: the case is vary fragile, It's also quite sharp, it leaves a small glue residue each time...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:21:17 PDT
Galaxy Note Case-able Dock megaduty Whipped this up for my wife.   She recently got the Samsung Galaxy Note in place of her iPhone and immediately wanted to case it in a wallet style case as she aimed to carry all her financial ends along with the Note making it the primary item to pull from her mini purse.  The issue came when time...
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Sat, 26 May 2012 18:34:21 PDT
Phone Stand & Headphone Wrap (Laser Cut and Living Hinges) 0xyJin What you see here is the result of a lot of trials and errors. I wanted to make a phone stand using "living hinges." The living hinges allow a single piece of rigid material to bend. The phone stand is cut out of thin 1/8" mfd board using a laser cutter. It is the size of a credit card so it will f...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 19:03:31 PDT
Smartphone/tripod adapter V2 - Adaptador para Telefono/Tri­pode V2Ã/ jstephens1 After making my first adapter I found this instructable explaning how to build a smaller tripod mount with suction cups, it is a great idea but it did not work with my small traveling tripod and my first adaptor didn't work with my wife's Iphone. My solution was to use some leftover pices from my f...
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Sun, 6 May 2012 09:43:58 PDT