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Teardown: Amazon Fire Phone
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
8/1/2014  1
Amazon has finally released its flagship phone, and we're ready. Released July 24, 2014, Amazon's Fire Phone is Amazon's first smartphone, designed to compete with iOS, Android, and ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

Blog
Solar-Powered Smart Bench Charges Phones, Connects to WiFi
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
7/31/2014  9
People have come to depend more and more on their smartphones, using them heavily throughout the day to stay in touch and browse the Web. But smartphone batteries haven't ...

Rob Spiegel

Blog
15 Great Robots of 1980s Film & TV
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Control
7/25/2014  26
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit and ...

Cabe Atwell

STEM Connection
Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
7/25/2014  10
The Raspberry Pi mini-PC has been used for countless DIY projects since its creation, including 3D printers, drones, a LEGO-based robot, and makeshift DJ soundboard. Now, two ...

Lauren Muskett

Gadget Freak
Gadget Freak Review: The Coolest Cooler; Rotating Wireless Charger
Lauren Muskett, Assistant Managing Editor
7/24/2014  17
This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels. The Coolest Cooler has built-in blender, Bluetooth speaker, and USB charger. We also look at a ...

Lauren Muskett

Gadget Freak
Share Your Invention & Win Big Money
Lauren Muskett, Assistant Managing Editor
7/22/2014  1
There is still time to get in your gadgets for the Design News and Allied Electronics second annual Gadget Freak of the Year contest. What's there to think about? The top three ...

Chandrakanth Pollishetty

Gadget Freak
Gadget Freak Case #259: Gag Bomb Countdown Timer
Chandrakanth Pollishetty
7/18/2014  40
I created this Hollywood movie-style gag bomb that doubles as an alarm clock and a countdown timer. This is a fun project that you can build in a day or two. It is made using an ...

Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com

Blog
Smartwatch Wars: LG G Watch
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
7/15/2014  7
Yesterday we brought you the first of two Android Wear teardowns -- the Samsung Gear Live. Today, we bring you the LG G Watch.

Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com

Blog
Smartwatch Wars: Samsung Gear Live
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
7/14/2014  8
The first of the Android Wear teardowns are here: Say hello to our little Samsung Gear Live, an Android Wear-based smartwatch announced and released by Samsung and Google in June.

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Five Equals Four with a Diode OR: Something Didn't Add Up Here!
8/15/2006
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The Making of a Gadget Via Committee

Gadget Freak of the Year
4/11/2006
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A peek behind the scenes to show you how a gadget freak is created

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Marin Davide created a flexible thermochromic display that ...
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This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels with a built-in ...
Share Your Invention & Win Big Money
There is still time to get in your gadgets for the Design News and Allied Electronics second ...
Gadget Freak Case #259: Gag Bomb Countdown Timer
This Hollywood movie-style gag bomb doubles as an alarm clock and a countdown timer.
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Marin Davide created a prototype of a moving biped using a shape memory alloy that works like a ...
Gadget Freak Case #257: TempBug -- ...
You can put this thermometer anywhere with WiFi and collect data for months to years on a single ...
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These free camps are designed for children ages 10 to 18. Attendees are introduced to 3D CAD ...
Video: Dean Kamen Discusses Developing a ...
Dean Kamen tells an audience at MD&M East 2014 how his team created the DEKA Arm to meet DARPA's ...
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Dean Kamen: 'FDA Not to Blame for Stalling ...
Dean Kamen told an audience at MD&M East 2014 that FDA regulators aren't to blame for stalling ...
Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Two students have created a voice-command system for our homes, based on the simple and ...
Homebuilt Mower Is Better Than a New One
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Parking Decal Puts Driver in Sticky Spot
Made by Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Entering the Auto Part Abyss
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Dehumidifier Has Impossible-to-Change Air Filter
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Porch Light KOs Door Bell
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Use Your Head to Solve the Tough Problems
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A Soldering Conundrum
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