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11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

The RadMini Electric Bike Folds Away for Easy Storage

With heavy duty front and rear cargo racks for more convenience<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>162<p>162<p>SHARES<p>Extra space is always at a …

Electric Vehicles

10 Steps To Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn't as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial …

Android News

Save 20% on the M3D Printer and bring home 3D printing

3D printing has been one of those “next big thing” innovations among early adopters and the tech circle in-crowd for a few years now. However, the …

3D Printing

Measure Sunlight with a DIY Solar Radiometer

No batteries, no switches — this analog meter is powered by the sunshine it’s measuring<p>Sunlight plays huge roles in life as we know it. The red and blue wavelengths of sunlight trigger the photosynthesis that is essential for the growth of plants. The tilt of Earth’s axis causes the seasons: It’s …

Arduino

Could the DIY Electric Car Revolution Start in Romania?

Teslas are cool, but affordability makes the dream realistic.<p>Tesla has done what the EV-1 never could: make electric cars sexy. But Tesla's sexiness comes at a price, literally. The cheapest available Tesla currently, the Model S, starts at $70,000. (Tesla will begins selling a more affordable …

How to Make a Wooden Speaker For Your Phone

This DIY speaker makes an attractive and rugged dance party companion.<p>Your iPhone's dinky speaker will suffice for speakerphone calls and listening to podcasts while you cook, but it's hardly adequate for properly enjoying music. Bluetooth portable speakers are a great solution, sure. But for …

Woodworking

This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

Serious About 3D Modeling Software? Take a Look at ImplicitCAD—Powerful, Open Source, & Centered Around 3D Printing

Christopher Olah, creator of ImplicitCAD, at the 3D printer.<p>3D printing has certainly emerged as one of the most exciting tools for hobbyists, …

10 best security apps for Android that aren't antivirus apps

When you Google Search the term security apps, you get a ton of antivirus and anti-malware app listings. Unfortunately, that’s a very narrow view of what’s out there. There are tons of apps that can boost your security. Most of them are fairly easy to use and don’t use a ton of resources. Here are …

Apps

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

Top 25 Websites, Tools and Resources for Hardware Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life isn't easy for entrepreneurs. Taking the path less traveled always makes for a challenging experience. This is even more true for hardware startups with real, physical products. You need all of the help you can get to succeed.<p>There …

Startups

Squarespace now offers domain registration starting at $20 a year

Website builder Squarespace today launched a new feature that lets customers purchase a domain name straight from its site before using its design tools to put everything together.<p>The company says the move puts it in direct competition with the likes of GoDaddy and Wix – the latter of which is also …

Most Of What You Wish You Knew About Coils Of Wire But Were Afraid To Ask

If you are a novice electronic constructor, you will become familiar with common electronic components. Resistors, capacitors, transistors, diodes, …

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

Raspberry Pi Zero Projects (videos)

If you are lucky enough to have got your hands on one of the new Raspberry Pi Zero mini PCs that were launched during November 2015 priced at $4 or …