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Spikenzie Labs Solder:Time Desk Clock review

on Sunday, December 1st, 2013

I am a huge fan of the DIY/maker movement that has come up recently.  Every year since 2010, my significant other and I enjoy going to Maker Faire in Queens, NY.  It sparks my interest in what people create and hack, and gives me ideas of my own.  There are many vendors that show offRead More…


Turn almost anything into a controller with the VERVE

on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Hackers, makers, tinkerers (is that a word?), programmers, and general noodlers should check out the VERVE Kickstarter project. The VERVE is a controller that connects to your PC or Mac.  You plug up to 7 sensors into it that can be used to translate your activity into game controls or keyboard commands. The 7 included sensorsRead More…


Sugru – Hack Things Better Review

on Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Around my household I’m known as McGyver because of my VERY improvised solutions to fixing things. The issue I have though is that often my fixes don’t even last as long as an episode of McGyver  When I first came across a product called Sugru, my mind boggled about the many different ways that thisRead More…


Create something cool with the BUGlabs Modular Gadget Factory

on Monday, May 11th, 2009

If you love tinkering, hacking and coding, then the BUGlabs Modular Gadget Factory looks like a really fun toy / tool. BUG is a set of tools that lets you create personalized gadgets and devices. It’s open-source and modular, letting you literally snap together the device you need and is backed by a community ofRead More…