Repurpose

Turn an old smartphone into a 24/7 weather monitor – Solving problems by repurposing gadgets

ARTICLE – If you’re anything like me, you have drawers and shelves full of products that you purchased, used, and then shelved after updating to new products or getting bored with them. I call them my drawers of misfit gadgets (as a nod to the island of misfit toys in the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer …

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How I repurposed a Blink camera to create the ultimate birdwatching camera

ARTICLE – My sister and I have recently become obsessed with birds when she opened her curtains one morning and saw two Baltimore Orioles on her suet feeders. She was so excited to see a new bird that she’d never seen before that it made me start birdwatching too. I began keeping an eye on …

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