Jake Morris

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#BBCtrending: How I posed as a football journalist on Twitter and fooled the world

<b>A schoolboy from North London fooled the world into thinking he was a football journalist, gathering more than 20,000 followers on Twitter. Here, he tells BBC Trending radio how he did it, and why.</b><p>Sam Gardiner did imaginary interviews with football players, asked his followers for questions, and …

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DrumPants

Wearable drum pads that you can put over or under your pants or any other piece of clothing. DrumPants has a control box that can play hundreds of …

FINsix Laptop Charger

The FINsix laptop charger is delightfully small and light. It will be available in Summer 2014 and will have MacBook and Windows laptop versions. The …

Kanex simpleDock

A great accessory for the MacBook Air and other ultraportable computers. Plug it in to your computer’s USB port and in return you get three USB 3.0 …

BikeBoards take your bike skiing

Bikes designed for snow, ice and weather have really become all the rage over the past few years. A new Colorado-based outfit thinks it has a …

South Pole

Man Buys an iPad But It Turns Out To Be a Floor Tile

There’s no shortage of scammers out there in the world. Recently, the police in Central Valley are warning electronics consumers to beware of scam …

One man's broken iPhone is another man's art

We've all been there: One haphazard shuffle or slip of the fingers and time slows down as your smartphone sails toward the sidewalk, slamming down with the not-so-satisfying slap of glass on concrete. But rejoice, for the infamous feeling of shame upon shattering one's device may have a bright …

How to Create a Soft Box for Your On Camera Flash

1<p><b>Using glue or double sided tape, fasten your choice of reflective surface (aluminum foil, Mylar, etc.</b>), to the cardboard.<p>To ensure that the …

DIY Halloween Decorations: Spooky Spider Web And A Giant Spider!

Fancy an intricate spider web and a giant dark spider with reflective eyes that glow in the dark? It would make for a great Halloween decoration …

Roundup: 10 DIY Soup Can Craft Projects

Mason jars? Check. Tuna cans? Check. Soup cans . . . here ya go. Ten to get us started. All super easy, and, no, they're not all pencil holders.<p>Soup …

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How to improve your chances of recovering a lost iPad or iPod Touch

See if this sounds familiar: "I can't find my iPod!"<p>Then you must have kids. If I had a nickel for every time one of my offspring said those exact words, well, I'd be sitting on one massive pile of nickels.<p>Of course, anyone can lose an iPod; the trick is getting it back. The same goes for iPads, …

Totally DIYable Modular Coffee Table

The Decoist spotted Curtis Micklish's Etsy shop and fell in love with his work. The one item that particularly caught my eye was this modular coffee …

“Play Communs” Combine Papercraft and Electronics Into Simple Robots

Designed by Toulouse-based design group Ultra Ordinaire, Play Communs “is a toy for children and adults that aims to bring young and old closer to electronics.”<p>Each box contains the body of the robot in clear Plexiglas, 2 led lights, a servo motor, an electric transformer, a pre-soldered, preset …

Beer Can WiFi Booster!

This is What a Filled-up Maker’s Notebook Looks Like

<i>Music by clintongore</i><p>I received my Maker’s Notebook about two years ago and immediately put it into use. I came late to the organization game, so my system tends to be a bit idiosynchratic. I have a series of to-do lists, but also use a notebook as a catch-all. As a result, I have the compulsion of …

Android automation made easy with Mini Tasker

As I enter CNET's New York offices each morning, like clockwork, I silence my Galaxy S III, adjust the brightness, and turn on Wi-Fi. These actions have become so routine that I barely recognize I am doing them, but it doesn't have to be this way.<p>Android is a unique platform that gives users the …

How to Draw a Pig

This tutorial will teach you how to draw a realistic pig and a cute cartoon pig.<p>Method 1<p>Drawing A Realistic Pig<p>1<p><b>Draw an oval for the body, slightly</b> …

How to Play The Cat's Cradle Game

“Cat’s Cradle” is a simple sequence game played with a looped length of string. Two or more partners use the string to form various shapes, each …

Create the perfect parallax wallpaper in iOS 7

iOS 7 adds a new interactive layer throughout the operating system. It can best be seen when looking at a wallpaper on your home or lock screens.<p>When you change the viewing angle of your device by tilting it in any direction, any graphics present on the screen will appear to move. This adds a …

Drop Tester for Smart Phone Protective Film

Have you seen this impressive video that shows what happens when you drop a steel ball onto a piece of Gorilla Glass 2 (used in the display of many smart phones, including the iPhone) with and without the protection of a clear polymer material called Rhino Shield?<p>Rhino Shield was developed at …

How to Use Docs Unlimited on an iPad 2

Docs Unlimited is an app for the iPad and iPhone that can be used to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and drawings. It's an alternative …

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Those cool iOS 7 features? Android does that, too

You could say iOS 7 is revolutionary -- in the world of Apple. For several iterations now, Android users have had access to some of iOS 7's most heralded features, leaving some avid fanboys going <i>pfffftttttt</i>.<p>But maybe you've taken Android's offerings for granted. Maybe you overlooked these …

How to Make Glow in the Dark Cupcakes

Want to make glow in the dark cupcakes? Want to save that money from buying that expensive glow in the dark frosting? Have no fear! This article will …

How to Make a Wire-Wrapped Speech Bubble

Give your stuff a voice with speech bubbles. Supplies are minimal but the impact is big. Of course, 'hello' is only one option. Grab the dictionary …

Felix Baumgartner: I did something that matters to the world but don't see any challenges left

Exclusive interview: A year after space-jumping to global fame Felix Baumgartner reveals why he has given up skydiving to become a helicopter pilot<p>Felix Baumgartner recalls a moment of exquisite peace as he stood on the edge of his balloon capsule, poised for the violent 24-mile freefall that would …

Aurora and tall trees

The northern lights seen from Finland on October 2, by Thomas Kast.<p>Earlier this week – on October 2, 2013 – a coronal mass ejection struck Earth’s …

Tonight, find the Andromeda galaxy

Tonight, now that the moon is in a waning gibbous phase and gone from the sky in early evening, find the Andromeda galaxy, the great spiral galaxy …

Today in science: Launch of Sputnik

Sputnik’s unassuming beep ushered in the Space Age. Hear it here.<p><b>October 4, 1957</b>. On this date, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first …