Andrew Lim

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What to expect from smartphone hardware in late 2014 and into 2015

Smartwatches, software, and Android L may have been grabbing all the headlines recently, but smartphone hardware is also poised for its own shakeup in the not-too-distant future.<p>Handset manufacturers have been attempting to keep stagnation at bay with water resistance devices, new build materials, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Easiest, Safest Way to Slice a Mango

A ripe, fresh mango is a delicious summertime treat, but slicing one into cubes for easy snacking can be difficult. We've talked about ways to nail …

Turn a Windows 8.1 PC Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot with the Command Prompt

Windows: Previously mentioned Virtual Router is the easiest way to create a Wi-Fi hotspot on Windows, but 7Tutorials showcases a method that requires …

Learn Everything You Need to Know About Diodes with This Video

Diodes are one of the most important parts of any electronics project, and if you don't understand how they work you'll destroy any electronics …

Turn a Raspberry Pi Into an Automatic Beer Brewing Controller

We've shown off some great things you can do with the Raspberry Pi, but if you're a homebrewer and want a way to easily monitor your mash, this …

Joytone: An Entirely New Instrument With Raspberry Pi

Dave Sharples and David Glanzman had a pretty lofty idea. They wanted to create an entirely new instrument. Not just another keyboard based synthesizer or grid of buttons. They wanted to make an interface that felt entirely different. The two pulled it off pretty well with the Joytone. At very …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

Grant Imahara’s Ten Favorite Robot Building Blocks

When I think about all my builds over the years, I find there are a few components I use over and over again — kind of like my own personal Lego set. Here are my Top 10, and why I reach for them again and again:<p><b>1. SHAFT KEYS:</b> Yes, set screws can hold rotating gears or wheels on shafts, but they’ll …

ATmega168A Pulse Width Modulation - PWM

Dimming an incandescent bulb is easy. Simply adjust the current down using a potentiometer and you are done. Dimming an LED is another story …

25 Great Tool Gifts for DIYers and Dads

Because tools always make a great gift.<p>If you have someone in your life who loves making and fixing things, these are 25 ideas for the holidays that are sure to go over well.

Woodworking

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Wall Art

app note: Simple Current-Limiting Power Supply

A simple current-limiting power supply from Micrel, app note here.<p>Just three ICs are required to build this adjustable-voltage, …

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a $35 Linux computer the size of a credit card. I'm running a Minecraft server on one (above photo). In observance of today's …

15 best root apps for Android

It’s true that rooting your device is far less popular than the good old days. Stock Android grew up quite a bit and root is simply less appealing than it once was. Also, apps like Netflix, Pokemon Go, and Google Pay don’t work on rooted devices without some fun hacks for some dumb reason. However, …

Apps

Simple Springtime Dishes

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Deck Heart Bracelet

This pendant bracelet goes great with any outfit and comes on a gold chain.<p>The chain can be adjusted for size.<p>- Heart Pendant: 1.5 x 1.3 cm (.6 x .5")<p>…

6 Above the Knuckle Rings, Gold Silver rings, Set of 6 stack midi rings

Description<p>This listing is for 6 knuckle rings. (3 gold,3 silver)<br>These rings can be divided on one hand or separated on both hands, and they are also great as layering rings.<p>Rings measures about 14-15 mm - US size 3-3.5 that fits most people for above the knuckle.<p>If you want 6 of them to be gold or …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Dating coach shows how to get classified military intel using social engineering

Hacking people is easy<p>Jordan Harbinger, a professional social engineer, gave a talk at Def Con about how to get defense contractors to give up sensitive information.<p>About 1.4 million people in the US have a "top secret" security clearance. But what happens when an attractive man or woman friends …

Improve Your Listening: 15 Tips to Improve Your Listening | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes.</i><p>Welcome back to our three-part series on becoming better listeners. In the previous installment, …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

How to Make Smoked Ribs on a Gas Grill | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Mcintyre.</i><p>Learning basic cooking skills was not a priority for me while growing up. The transition from …

Paleo Pasta: 3 Low Carb Recipes | The Art of Manliness

With Memorial Day this week, we marked the unofficial start of summer. Sunshine, warmer temperatures, cookouts, and lake/beach vacations are on the …

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

Can Men and Women Be 'Just Friends'?

404<p>SHARES<p>You’d think the iconic movie When Harry Met Sally would have settled the question decades ago. But, much like those two characters, the …

How Make Difficult Decisions: Advice From Alvin York | The Art of Manliness

Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, …