Category Archives: Home Projects

18 sep

Portable and Slim Surges with USB Chargers

***, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects

These Portable Surge with USB Chargers have been incredibly awesome! I have probably bought around 8 of these and put them all over the place. Living room, 3x in the Bedroom (Kindle, Phones, etc…), my backpack, office, and two others … Continue reading

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24 aug

Data Destruction with Old Hard Drives

***, beer, Electronics, Hardware, Home Projects, Rants

Every now and then, you realize that you have more hard drives than you know what to do with. Over the past year, I’ve been on a serious cleanup of all the technology I have laying around. Got rid of … Continue reading

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6 aug

Who Needs Pets When You can Have Robots?

*, Home Projects, Robotics

Instead of telling your dog “sit”, “stayyyyy..”, etc… why not control robots with your hand using advanced sensors. Check it out.

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22 jul

Tornado, Flood, Fire, Hurricane Proof Homes

**, 3D Graphics, Architecture, Design, Home Projects, Robotics

It makes so much logical sense. How do you protect your home from all of the disasters out in this world? Why not put it on Hydrolic lifts and bury it. If there is a disaster coming your way, lets … Continue reading

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13 jul

Ambient Light On Your LCD Computer Monitors

***, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Home Projects

Ambient background light on your television is meant to expand a picture to the walls behind and to the sides of your display. It does a good job, and the further the focus of the main action, the ambient glows … Continue reading

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10 jul

Want to Have Fun With Your Animals?

*, 3D Graphics, DIY, Entertainment, Home Projects, Robotics

Fling things at your animals, automatically, with this DIY animal piece thrower. I am sure it would work with any dry food. This was created and built with a 3D printer. More Pictures Here

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26 jun

DoorBot Smart Doorbell and Video Camera

*, DIY, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Projects, howto, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility

** Update: Be sure to check out iDoorcam Wifi Door Bell that is a compeitor product with a smaller form factor Just last week, I published an extensive preview of the major new smart locks that are about to hit … Continue reading

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23 jun

Comparable Matrix Between Smart Locks: Lockitron, Goji, August and Kevo

***, Android, Cloud Computing, Design, DIY, Electronics, Entertainment, Hacking, Hardware, Home Automation, Home Projects, howto, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Mobility, News, User Experience

Smart locks is the latest home automation technology craze that is growing in competition thanks to Bluetooth low energy (AKA Bluetooth Smart) found in many of the latest mobile phones and devices. First there was the popular Lockitron, which slips … Continue reading

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1 jun

500 LED Extreme Flashlight DIY

*, DIY, Electronics, Home Projects, howto

Here is a fun DIY project at home, if you ever want to hook up 500 LED’s to a single 7Ah 12v lead acid battery and literally walk around with a car head lamp in your arms, here you go. … Continue reading

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19 may

Patiently Waiting… or Impatiently, Makibox in June

**, 3D Graphics, Design, Hardware, Home Projects, Robotics

I am just taking a line straight out of John’s latest video update on the Makibox. Since February of 2012, I have been blogging about the Makibox, which will be one of the first 3D printers out for less than … Continue reading

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