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No one will know you’re secretly recording 1080p video with this $25 spy pen

If you have a reason to covertly record video and audio — a LEGAL reason to covertly record video and audio, that is — then we’ve got the perfect …

Gear & Gadgets

Westworld-like 'Mesmer' robot comes alive in a UK factory

We all love <i>Westworld</i>, but its main premise -- that we'll be able to build robots identical to human in the near future -- still seems impossibly far-fetched. That said, a company called Engineered Arts is definitely exploring the edges of the uncanny valley. It has built a number of life-sized, …

Robotics

Truck Bed Tie-Down Troubleshooter

Do you have problems securing cargo in the bed of your pickup truck? Here’s an inexpensive device you can attach your tie-down straps to. Cut six …

Trucks

Ingenious Old-School Tool for Cutting Accurate, Repeatable Inlays

The two-legged parser was like a primitive Dremel that could follow patterns<p>It was once common to gussy up the handle of a knife or tool with a metal …

Woodworking

Dovetailed Tea Box Plan

Host Tom McLaughlin is joined by <i>Fine Woodworking</i>’s Mike Pekovich to make a beautiful tea box out of the dark and exotic wenge wood. He then contrasts …

Woodworking

You can now use YubiKey hardware keys to login to iPhone apps using NFC [Video]

When Apple put an NFC chip into the iPhone 7 and later, it was initially limited to Apple Pay. iOS 11 opened up access to third-party developers, and YubiKey has just taken advantage of that to allow one of its hardware keys to login to iOS apps.<p>The YubiKey NEO is a USB key has so far been used …

Apps

Yet Another Bench Top Power Supply Project

There are a million variations on projects where you turn a PC (or other) power supply into a bench top power supply. I don’t know what my attraction is to this category of project (I have never bothered to build one), but they always catch my eye and I always at least imagine myself one day …

Arduino

Raspberry Pi Keeps Cool

In general, heat is the enemy of electronics. [Christopher Barnatt] is serious about defeating that enemy and did some experiments with different …

Raspberry Pi

How to: DIY Metal Inlay in Wood

I've always loved the feeling of contrasting materials, especially metal and hardwood. Metal is the yin to wood's yang: cold, crisp, and unforgiving, …

Woodworking

20 Borderline Genius DIY Ideas For Repurposing Five Gallon Buckets – Page 10

19. DIY Plastic Bag Dispenser<p>If you are like me, you never throw out those plastic grocery bags. You can use those bags for so many things so it just …

Crafting

Learn How to Use Magnets, Gear Ties, and Suction Cups to Create This DIY Car Mount

Today's magic word is "triangulation."<p>Car mounts for your camera rig aren't always expensive—you can usually buy a single suction cup system for, …

DIY

based RFID tag system perfect for escape rooms

As seen here, “Annaane!” has come up with what could form the guts of a very interesting escape room puzzle.<p>Her build features four RFID card …

Arduino

Awesome 3D Printed Digital Sundial

If you have access to a 3D printer you may be interested in creating your very own digital sundial created by Mojoptix a few years ago. The sundial …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch: This Talented Cosplayer Shows How to Make Thor's New Weapon From Avengers: Infinity War

Only the truly worthy can wield the power of a god. That definitely includes award-winning cosplayer Pepper Monster, a.k.a. Sarah Maefs. For our …

Woodworking

How to Wire an Instagram-Worthy Electrical Subpanel

Neatness counts, both for impressing clients and for future service.<p>California electrician CJ Nielsen’s electrical work could probably be featured in …

DIY

A Step-by-Step Video Guide to Removing a Seized or Broken Bolt

Dealing with a stubborn bolt? Here's how to get it threaded out.<p>If you happen to find yourself struggling with a seized or broken bolt lodged in a piece of metal, don't worry, Hagerty put together a sweet video DIY guide using fairly simple tools to help you out.<p>If the bolt you're dealing with …

DIY

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

DIY

The New $10 IKEA Product Every Kitchen Needs

When keeping a dish warm on the stove or covering a bowl of salad to store in the fridge, we’re likely all guilty of reaching for the cling wrap or …

Kitchens

Clean Up Your Workspace With This Compact Charging Hub

It's much more convenient to plug your devices directly into a USB port, rather than having to keep track of the brick that comes with the charger …

Gear & Gadgets

The best photo printers: from instants on the go to professional quality

By Aimée Bradshaw<p>So you’ve decided on which camera you want, now you wanna know what’s the right photo printer for you? Well, that depends on what …

Printing

Building a Portable, Collapsible Workbench

Some of our most popular posts here on Make: have been about workbench construction. People always seem to be in the mood for a new workbench. Or, at least, dreaming about having a new bench in their shop.<p>We’ve covered permanent benches, folding benches, and quick and sturdy benches. Here, Elisha …

Woodworking

Meet the Ockel Sirius B, a Windows 10 Computer that fits in your back pocket: $249 (Orig. $349)

If you get tired of hauling your laptop to work every day, the Ockel Sirius B might be your new flame. This tiny PC lets you hotdesk wherever you have a monitor, with all your favorite Windows 10 apps running smoothly at 4K resolution. You can grab the Ockel now for <b>$249</b> (Orig. $349) at 9to5Toys …

Gear & Gadgets

MacTrast Deals: 37 Sensors Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi (Pi 3B Included)

• Home<br>• Deals<br>• MacTrast Deals: 37 Sensors Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi (Pi 3B Included)<p>Chris Hauk - May 9, 2018<p>The 37 Sensors Starter Kit for Raspberry Pi …

Raspberry Pi

Double The Resolution, From An Arduino ADC

Analog-to-digital converters, or ADCs, are somewhat monolithic devices for most users, a black box that you ask nicely for the value on its input, …

Arduino

The best EV charging stations

<i>By Eric C. Evarts</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 50 hours researching over 70 charging stations for …

Electric Vehicles

Put a 500GB portable SSD in your pocket for $160

Samsung's blazing-fast drive normally runs $190.<p><i>ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Drafts 5: The MacStories Review

There are few apps I've ever used which made a lasting impact on my daily workflow. But for years now, the singular app that's been the foundation of my iOS use has been Drafts. The app has lived in my dock since I first picked it up, it's the single most important app I use on the platform, and …

Web Development

NVIDIA's AI fixes photos by recognizing what's missing

Most image editing tools aren't terribly bright when you ask them to fix a photo. They'll borrow content from adjacent pixels (such as Adobe's recently demonstrated context-aware AI fill), but they can't determine what should have been there -- and that's no good if you're trying to restore a …

Nvidia

4 DIY organizing tools to tackle your daunting junk drawer

05:13 | April 23, 2018<p>Organizing expert, Ivanka Siolkowsky, shows you how to to tackle your daunting junk drawer using super simple DIY …

DIY

How to Make Sure a Budget or Foreign Airline Is Safe

Budget airlines are a decent option for cheap travel, but they’re also known to be uncomfortable, they nickel and dime you for every little thing, …