Believe it or not, there was a time when smartphones weren't the primary tool for taking photos. People actually walked around with bulky film-based cameras on their necks, and some even used cheap disposables. While photography wasn't introduced to the world when smartphones came out, it's definitely more accessible—and everyone is a photographer now.
Last year, Todd Blatt ran a Kickstarter campaign to make 3D-printed accessories for Google Glass, and has turned it into a company: GlassKap.
Today, books in PDF are quickly accessible on the Internet, whether free or paid. You can easily read them on your computer or mobile device, but some still enjoy a printed version they can hold in their hands. Printing PDF volumes is a quick and easy task, but the only problem is binding them into a sturdy book, especially when they're pretty thick.
With all the hype around Magic Leap's recent launch, it's easy to forget that augmented reality hardware is still very much in its infancy. While we marvel at what is available now, researchers are still finding ways to design and produce more sophisticated components for next-generation wearables.
This is a nice project that you can continue to work on and modify as you learn more Arduino projects. The Instructable linked below goes through the complete build for the Bluetooth-enabled robot seen in the first half of the video.
We've seen a number of unique mashups of augmented reality with other bleeding edge technologies, but somehow it took until 2018 for someone to come up with a now obvious complement to AR: 3D printing.
Do you like the analog look of old handheld video games like Mr. Game and Watch or clock with 7 segment displays? It's pretty easy to simulate them nowadays by making an electroluminescent display on printed circuitboards with EL ink. You'll learn how to do just that in this video. It almost looks like Lite Brite.
If you haven't made your own PCB (printed circuit board) yet, perhaps you we're just missing the proper instructions. But now, watch and learn from AP Digital light! They show you a fast and easy prototyping technique using a laster printer, photo paper, and a regular household iron. It's the heat toner transfer method of making PCBs.
See how to make a PCB from a schematic in this ten minute video.
In this soldering tip video brought to you by BEST, Inc. Bob Wettermann demonstrates the repair of plated through-hole printed circuit boards.
In this soldering tip video brought to you by BEST, Inc. Bob Wettermann demonstrates how to repair damages that have occurred to the based printed circuit board laminate materials as well as to PCB corners.
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice.
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to etch a printed circuit board (PCB) with acid.
How to prepare a thermocouple for attachment to a printed circuit board (PCB) for profiling a reflow or wave soldering system. This is advanced PCB circuitry and you need to watch all videos in the series to understand all the steps of wiring a printed circuit board entails.
In this video, Make Magazine shows you how to make your own printed circuit board (PCB) using a laserjet printer.
Learn from this video how to apply fishnet printed lips in simple steps. First use a black eyeliner to fill it in your lips and apply any sealer to the edges of your lips. Apply a little bit of powder over the sealer. Take any red pigment in a brush, place a clean fishnet over your lips and pat the brush over the net. Finally repeat the same process to your upper lips to finish.
Making a PCB is very simple; it does not consume a lot of time and the results look professional. After watching this step-by-step how-to video, you will be able to make your own PCB in your workshop using just a few inexpensive materials.
Lace tights are all the rage right now... Why not get some lessons on how to rock these tights down the street or to your next party with help from this Fashion Elites tutorial. Drop those boring black tights and try something different for a change with lace printed tights!
Make homemade trading cards of your family! These won't look exactly like baseball cards, or even feel like them, but they're cute and somewhat artsy depictions of your favorite photographs. You only need a few items (listed below), but make sure you have a nice photograph to transfer over. It won't look exactly like the picture, but it will look roughly hand drawn, but not quite. Definitely an interesting paper craft. Try it out. Experiment.
Have a damaged trace on a PCB? Then see how to repair it.
In this video, you will learn how to wear a bold flower print skirt in three different ways for going to school, a job interview or going out to a club.
If your bags have seen too many highways and byways, treat them to a first-class upgrade with this idea from Rust-Oleum and ReadyMade: Give world-weary luggage a new lease on life with Rust-Oleum paint and hit the road, stat. Spray paint a stenciled image on your suitcase to update and personalize your look! You will need an image, rustoleum spray paint, a utility knife, masking tape, spray adehsive, rubber gloves and a mask. Cut out your bold simple design and use as a stencil. Use a spray p...
For the hefty price of $200 and up, you can be the proud owner of the world's first 3D printed bikini. And not just the first bikini, but reportedly the first functional and affordable item of ready-to-wear 3D printed clothing on the market. Created by Continuum Fashion, the N12 3D printed bikini is revolutionary because it addresses the technical challenge of creating flexible "textiles" with 3D printed material. The bikini is made of a material called Nylon 12, which is entirely waterproof.
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been widely used by the military for surveillance and reconnaissance missions—even armed combat. But there are other beneficial applications of an unmanned aircraft, such as search and rescue operations, scientific exploration, locating mineral deposits, transporting goods and even filming bikini models. But drone development can be pretty pricey, unless you just happen to have a 3D printer...
With the advent of 3D printers, advancements in the technology allow some truly amazing possibilities. Just a handful of examples include printable architecture, Anish Kapoor's sculptures; even Boeing uses some printed parts in the manufacturing of their airplanes.
Attention all National SCRABBLE Association members: You know that newsletter that you get in your mailbox every month or two? That SCRABBLE News mailing from the NSA? Well, they're axing it. No more printed SCRABBLE News. No more ink on your fingertips. No more surprises in your mailbox. It's done for... kinda...
Architect Enrico Dini is an innovator in the world of 3D printing. Dini is racing to produce the first marketable printer that can print full scale structures on site. Development has been seven years in the making (which has left him nearly bankrupt, and cost him his marriage).
Aside from food, oxygen, sunlight and water, there are other necessities that humans arguably need today to survive—clothing, love and shelter among them. Almost everyone wears clothes, needs somebody (or something) to love and a place to call home. And what's the one thing that connects all three? Something we all have? Keys.
Imagine that every time you print a document, it automatically includes a secret code that could be used to identify the printer -- and, potentially, the person who used it. Sounds like something from a spy movie, right?
First of all you have to check the three red lights as shown because it indicates that the Xbox is broken and needs repair immediately. However if you open the Xbox the warranty is invalid and it takes six weeks to get it repaired. So go to eBay and buy the repair kit with printed manual for ten dollars. Remove the top and the bottom covers. It shall make a loud slap and it should be expected. Now use a key to unscrew the top cover and then remove it. Now remove the white color fan part. Now ...
Both the Gears of War 3 Limited and Epic Editions contain a DLC code that allows you to unlock and play the Adam Phoenix character. The code is a little hidden, and unlike most DLC codes, isn't printed on the back of the manual. This guide from IGN will show you where to find the Adam Phoenix DLC code.
In this episode of "The Martha Stewart Show," Martha makes s'mores. Need we say "s'more" Ha ha.
This video illustrates how to light a match while bartending with one hand. Take a pack of match sticks. Slide the paper over the match pointer with your thumb. Fold a match stick backwards to the pack and fold it once at the edge of the pack. A match strip is printed over the edge in pack of match sticks. Just let the match stick rub the match strip using your thumb and the match stick is lighted up. Just slide over the table. Benefit after watching this video: 1. To light a match while bart...
In order to make the Spinner Pinwheel Card with your Cricut, you will need the follow: the Cricut Wild Card cartridge, card stock, ribbon, brads, printed/patterned paper, adhesive, and an ink pad.
Two ladies are discussing how to prepare to decoupage a wooden bangle bracelet. They are using a broad wooden bangle crafted from birch wood that can be purchased at a local craft store and printed tissue paper, for example, one in an animal print. This is part one of a three part series.
Thanks to modern technology, we don't have to visit our nearest Target or Rite Aid to get our pictures professionally retouched and printed. With many printers offering photo-quality ink and paper companies that offer photo-quality paper, you can use your home printer to create professional-grade photos.
Ever wonder how screen printed t-shirts are made professionally? This awesome tutorial takes you through the process, starting with the design on the transparency screen, to printing, to the press bed, then to dry. Make sure to listen for advice on how to keep your ink on your t-shirt by heat setting the t-shirt after you're done screen printing.
You can order high quality Kodak prints of your photos right from iPhoto. Just choose the ones you want printed, enter the number you want, and pay.
A step-by-step how-to video from grooveshark.com explaining how to make your own circuit board or PCB. It's a simple, but long process for copper etching a printed circuit board, so pay attention and pause when needed.
You've seen snakeskin purses, snakeskin printed scarves, and maybe even snakeskin eyeshadow decals. But snakeskin lips? Now that's a new one.