Have you heard?
Make Magazine and Design News are teaming up to create a contest specifically for gadget freaks! The prices are great: Grand prize is a $1000 gift card and the opportunity to sell your gadget in the Makers Market with fees waived for 6 months.
Second prize is a $500 gift card.
Third prizes (two will be awarded) is a $100 gift certificate to
And the rules? Couldn’t be simpler:
Your gadget must incorporate electronic components and involve sensing, motion, timing and/or networking elements)
The deadline for entry is July 13. So get your projects finished up if they’re not done already and enter them.
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