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How to boost your MacBook's battery life

How to improve your MacBook's battery<p><b>Update:</b> We've added a video showing you some of the best ways to improve your MacBook's battery life.<p>MacBook …

Batteries

How-To: Backup and restore SMS and iMessages on a clean iOS install

Have you noticed that virtually every aspect of the personal information on our iPhones can be restored individually via iCloud? Things like photos, mail, contacts, calendars, Safari bookmarks, and notes can all be individually recovered on a fresh install of iOS.<p>The one thing that sticks out like …

Personal Information

Five Tools for Beginners that Power Up the Command Line

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a command line noob, there’s no way you remember every command, manual page, or tooltip. Lucky for you, we have …

How to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive

If you do now, or have ever, synced your iPhone, iPad, or other iOS device to iTunes by connecting it to your Mac, you have backup folders stored on …

Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT)

After experimenting and having fun with IoT using a Spark Core, I realized I could add a series of tutorials up on Instructables. So this …

Air Conditioning web controlled by Arduino

Hello thereThe high temperature of this summer, make me think to this project. May be there are similar on the internet, but I didn't find.This …

Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino Pi

Introduction: Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino & Pi<p>About: I love home automation. I hate home automation. More About electronichamsters »<p>[EDIT] I …

Arduino

Duet Display Extends Your Mac's Screen to Your iPad without Lag

iOS/Mac: We’ve seen plenty of options for using your iPad as a second display for your Mac, but they tend to be laggy because they work over Wi-Fi. …

How to Set Up Your New iPhone the Right Way

You got a new iPhone! Maybe it's a slightly bigger iPhone 6 or a bigger-still 6 Plus. Either way, what now? Here's what you need to get started with …

How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

How to Troubleshoot Apps Overusing Energy in OS X

Even though most developers work their hardest to ensure that the programs you download onto your Mac run smoothly, sometimes, things go wrong. One issue that may arise is an app using an exorbitant amount of energy or memory, causing your Mac to overheat or suffer severe battery drain.<p>Sometimes, …

Apps

How to Configure OS X to Protect Your Privacy

Setting up a new computer is hard enough, but if you’re privacy minded, things are even more complicated. This is especially the case with a Mac, …

Information Systems

Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Essential Mac Apps 2018

There are a bunch of great apps you can install on your Mac—no question there. Separating amazing apps from <i>must-have</i> apps is the hard part, and we …

Automatic Fish Food Feeder Using Arduino Uno

Introduction: Automatic Fish Food Feeder Using Arduino Uno<p>In this Instructables I'm going to show you how to build an <b>Automatic Fish Food Feeder</b>. So …

A Practical Introduction to IoT using Arduino, Node.js and Plotly // Adil Moujahid // Data Analytics and more

Internet of Things (IoT) has been a hot buzzword for the last few years. Simply put, IoT is the concept of connecting objects to a network in order …

Arduino

Build an Intruder Detector with a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer to use for a home surveillance system, but most of the projects we've seen have been a bit more advanced. …

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Sound-Sensing LED Wall Art

Anyone can hang a poster from the wall, but if you're willing to put a little DIY into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall-art looks …

Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet Shield)

Making a Wall Hanging Brass Mechanical Alarm Clock in the Home Machine Shop<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>Arduino …

Arduino

Remote Control Light Switch (ARDUINO)

WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>Art Deco FM Radio Project Using Arduino<p>RGB LED Matrix With an ESP8266<p>Arduino Class<p>I gave the code a lookover and found …

Quick Easy Temperature Loggers

IPhone Camera Spinner<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>Arduino Class<p>We've been using a similar setup for our underwater …

Build a Sound-Activated Outlet with an Arduino

The Clapper was a goofy little device popular in the '80s and '90s that made it so you could turn on any outlet in your house with a clap. Make shows …

Smart Garage with Spark Core

James wanted a way to monitor the status of his garage door without having to actually look at the door. Fortunately, he has a knack with electronics and knows his way around connecting different sorts of systems together with code.<p>In the initial version of the project, James used an Arduino and …

Build an internet of things device with Arduino Yún

In our series on building an Arduino-controlled smart home with PubNub, I’ve gone into more detail on many of the roadblocks I faced while …

Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics With an Arduino

WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>Art Deco FM Radio Project Using Arduino<p>RGB LED Matrix With an ESP8266<p>Arduino Class<p>I think this will be my first full …

Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts

Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you …

Arduino

Raspberry Pi And Arduino Smartphone Device Browser (video)

Makers and hobbyists that enjoy building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi a single board mini PCs or the Arduino platform might be interested …