Archive for the ‘DIY’ Category

Ladyada’s project involving Microcontroller, XBEE wireless module is used to monitor the power used up at homes using the wireless module. Ladyada provides you the Kit, the Project Design and the Software to monitor the power used. Apart form the basic software to receive the input from the wireless XBEE module, it also provides you […]


The Fig Rig is nice accessory for budding short film makers. The Rig is designed to provide stability while using a handheld camera. If you’ve seen the continuous 90 minute takes in Figgis’s Timecode you know what prompted him to come up with this contraption. The Rig is pretty costly around $300-$400. But DIVXUSER has […]


Free DIY eBook

26May08

Project Gutenberg offers 2 free ebooks for the geek in you. “Things to Make” – by Archibald Williams and “The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1” – by popular Mechnics. Both books provide many interesting projects including carpentry, fitting, machinery, planes, gliders, steam engines and a lot more with neat explaination and diagrams/sketchs to help you. They […]


Panographies

24Nov07

Photojojo has a brilliant tutorial on how to make your very own panographies by using Adobe photoshop or other such photo editors. The idea is simple: Similar to the previously mentioned Hockneyizer, instead of the software clipping your images into smaller segments, here you take pictures of smaller segments and crudely arrange them out using […]


You all know or should know that there are SEVERAL ways to do something, they all might be right.I’m going to show you the most simple but most rewarding also (in my opinion) way to get access to ftps.You start with downloading DC++ from google. For all of you who don’t know what DC++ is […]


Honeytech has posted a tutorial which describes how you can log in to Windows Xp without the help of a password. Disclaimer: This is for educational purposes only. This site is not liable if you mess up your operating system using this tutorial.


Sick and tired of going to websites in search of your favorite ring tone? Here is a guide for composing ring tones of your interest, with a comprehensive list of 800+ tunes. Nokia phone users just type the keys mentioned in the composer. Download Guide for composing ring tones from the “Downloads” widget on the […]


So you have read tons of tutorials, guides, FAQ’s and you have some kind of image of what computer security is. The next logical step that you should make is to start learning a programming language. I’m not going to describe each language ( its advantages and disadvantages ). Instead I will focus on just […]


The objective here is to have two fully functioning mobile phones while only paying one bill. You’ll need two cell phones, one with service and another without. Now the first step is to find the secret menu on your cell. http://www.cellphonehacks.com is one of the best places to find that out, just search for your […]


Here is a neat tutorial on how to build a small autonomous robot using PIC 18F4620. There are a lot of pictures and circuit schematics to help you get it done easily. The robot description isn’t uploaded completely yet. Work is still in progress, but then the important parts and circuits are put up. This […]