Wallet From and Old Keyboard

How To : Make a wallet from a computer keyboard

Don't throw away that old keyboard! You can make a sweet wallet with the circuit sheets inside! Inspired by this Instructables project. Hack together your own cool wallet with this mod video. You Will Need * A desktop computer keyboard, preferably a PC * A screwdriver * A rul ...more

How To : Clean out your old keyboard

After a few years, keyboards not only get older and harder to use, but they start to build up gunk and other nasty stuff in them, and if you drink anything at your computer desk, there's a chance of spilling something on the keyboard, and that's no bueno. In this video you wil ...more

How To : Make an origami wallet from an old book page

The video starts out saying that we will learn how to make an origami wallet made from a page from an old library book. You trim the page to the size of 8 1/2 x 11. You then fold the page in half and then fold each piece back up, on the front and on the back. Then unfold so th ...more

How To : Turn an Old Scanner into a Keyboard Light

Do-it-yourselfer Kipkay salvaged parts from an old parallel port scanner and made a flexible, super-bright light in this how-to video. The modification is done by extracting the lamp and running it through clear tubing. He mounted the new lamp above his keyboard for night typi ...more

How To : | 3 DIY Electronic Geek Chic Pieces for Him

Stand out from the high street fashion clones with stuff you’ve fashioned yourself. It’s easy to take old pieces of electronic junk and transform them into all sorts of fun ‘n’ funky geeky accessories. Like a totally useful tote bag, a what-on-earth-is-that wallet and a bedazz ...more

News : 100+ Apps iOS Users Need on Their iPhones in 2018

While there aren't as many ways to customize your iPhone like there is on Android, there are still a lot of apps out there that can help streamline and enhance your experience beyond Apple's own default options — and we've hand-picked over 100 essentials. No matter if you've ...more

How To : Hack a USB keyboard into a Google Reader pedal

Are you addicted to Google Reader? If so, you may be looking for an even faster way to scroll through all of your favorite RSS feeds. Well, Matt Richardson has the solution… It's called the Google Reader Pedal and it makes it easier to read the hottest news without ever touch ...more

How To : Make a keyboard bag

Don't know what to do with old broken keyboards? Here is an amazing solution how to use them! Easy to do, nice to have! Hack together this cool project.

How To : Make steampunk binocular style goggles

Evenin' Gov'na! How lucky you are to have that datascope (a.k.a. computer); for now you can build yourself some SteamPunk Goggles for your next bioscope (a.k.a. movie)! You will need an old wallet, metal pieces, two plastic water bottle caps, old clock parts, an electric motor ...more

News : High School Grad Builds 8-Bit Computer from Scratch

Age doesn't matter in the world of programming, only skills, and recent high school grad Jack Eisenmann definitely has them. He recently built a homebrew 8-bit computer from scratch, calling it the DUO Adept. A worn television makes up the monitor and speaker system, an old ke ...more

How To : Build your own computer interface

This video tutorial will show you how to take an old computer keyboard and use its circuitry as a physical computing input device. Once you have this device, you can then use it to interface with programs that you write using software such as pure data processing, MAX/MSP, and ...more

How To : Make a glossy wallet using magazines

Make a hip and functional wallet using the glossy photos taken from old magazines. Your wallet will be colorful, trendy and have pockets for both your bills and cards. All you need in addition to the magazines is a pair of scissors and some clear tape. Part 1 of 2 - How to Mak ...more

How To : Make your own Atari 2600 games using BASIC

It's hard to believe that gaming consoles have been around for almost forty years. It seems like only yesterday that we all needed a tempermental joy stick to play Atari Space Invaders or were dying to get our hands on a Game Genie so we could beat Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. ...more

How To : Save energy with your refrigerator

If you own an old refrigerator, chances are that you have an energy zapper in your home. With some of the more newer models, they zap less energy, but can still waste a good amount. In this tutorial, you'll find out some helpful tips for how to save energy with your refrigera ...more

How To : Clean Your Computer

I love my laptop. It goes wherever I go. Unfortunately, that means that it also gets pretty grubby after a while. The screen gets dusty. The frame gets smudgy. The spaces between the keys fill up with crumbs of questionable origins. And my desktop? That thing is a dust bunny m ...more

How To : Avoid Computer Fatigue (As Best As You Can)

I don't know what I'd do without my computer. I can't do my job without the internet. I communicate with employers, friends, and family through emails, video chat and Twitter. I schedule meetings and plan deadlines. I bank. I shop. I read the news. I play games. I watch my fav ...more

How To : How To Clean Piano Keys

In just a few simple steps, you'll have your piano keys sparkling like new. You Will Need * Lint-free cloths * Vinegar * Water * Gentle soap * White toothpaste Step 1: Determine the type of keys Determine whether your white piano keys are plastic or ivory. Most modern pianos ...more

How To : Animate in Adobe Flash

Step 1 Launch the Adobe Flash program and select “Flash File (Actionscript 3.0)” under the “Create New” menu. Change the workspace layout to “Essentials” by clicking on the drop-down menu in the upper left of the top menu bar. Step 2 From the top menu, select File, Import, Im ...more

See Jane Pwn : A Primer for Internet Slang

Making your way into an online community can be really exciting. Some life-long friendships and lasting romances begin in humble chat rooms and message boards. But for the novice internet user, one of the biggest hurdles can be trying to figure out just what people are saying ...more

News : The Old Pervert

Alright guys, I'm Aaron from Texas. I want to prank my bestfriend James that moved away to California outside of Oakland a few years back. He is now a guitar teacher and I think at work would set him up for the best prank ever. The idea is to set up an appointment with him for ...more

How To : Build a Foot Switch with a Keyboard

If you need to control a software like Ableton Live while you play guitar then you need a foot switch. In that video I will show you how it is easy to build a foot switch with an old keyboard. Then you will need to configure your software to map the keys to specifics functions ...more

How To : Make a Leather Ring

This simple but cool leather ring you can make in 5 minutes. Video: . Step 1: Get Some Leather Scraps. Get some Leather scraps. You can get your leather from an old shoes, wallet, leather belt, jacket or a leather couch =) Step 2: Cut and Punch. Cut a strip or leather for a ...more

News : Steampunk Computer - "Windows 1900"

A fully functional steampunk computer workstation. With attention to detail this unique computer was manufactured from old materials. The ensemble consists of iron, steel, wood, brass, glass and leather. Perfect for timetravelers office or as ether terminal. Consists of a 150 ...more

How To : Replace Your Kindle's Broken E Ink Display Yourself

The reason Amazon's Kindle has become so popular over the past several years is due to the amount of digital books one can fit inside—over 1,000 for the smallest Kindle. Gone are the days of lugging around heavy books to school and the airport. Instead we can fit our e-readers ...more

How To : Turn an Old Android Device into a Security Camera

One of the best uses for an old Android device is to turn it into a security webcam that can be accessed over the internet. But most of the time, this is a rather difficult process, because existing apps usually require you to mess around with network settings and configure a ...more

News : BlackBerry KeyOne Launch Date Pushed Back

We have some bad news for BlackBerry fans: It looks like the upcoming KeyOne flagship won't be shipped in April after all. At the company's fiscal Q4 2017 earnings call, CEO John Chen confirmed that the new device wouldn't be shipped in April as planned, but instead, will be ...more

News : These Apps Know Your Age, Gender, Emotions, & More

I think it was 1986 when I first discovered my love for making computers say stupid things out loud. My older brother got a Commodore 64 for his birthday, which came bundled with software that would speak out any term you typed in—and boy, that computer sure made a fool of its ...more

Ranked : The 4 Best Fitness-Friendly Phones for Working Out

In many ways, your smartphone has become the ideal companion to take with you on your morning runs. Not only do they provide an easy way to listen to your favorite music and help get you pumped up, but they can also gather important information to give you a clearer picture of ...more

How To : Build a Portable Pen-Testing Pi Box

Hello, Null Byte! Mkilic here. I doubt anyone knows I even exist on Null Byte, so hopefully this post will allow me to become more involved in the community and also help me learn even more. This project is somewhat similar to OTW's article here, and pry0cc's here, in which b ...more

News : Should You Upgrade to the Galaxy S9 from Your S8?

Sure, you just got your Galaxy S8. But now, Samsung came out with their latest and greatest device — the Galaxy S9. While the S8 is still a great device, it's possible that the Galaxy S9 completely outclasses it, almost forcing you to pick it up. It is worth it though? That's ...more

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

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