DIY musical instruments are a whole different ball game. If you’re looking for a place to start, Adafruit has a guide to building your own MIDI controller using an Arduino.
If you’re tired of forgetting your house keys or garage door opener, Instructables user nodcah shows you how you can make your finger the only thing you need to access your abode.
If you have an old iPod collecting dust, DIY site Erroneous Data Projects shows off how to add Bluetooth to the iPod so you can share your music with an Android app.
If you’ve ever wondered where your dog actually goes when you let him off his leash, or what your cat does while you sleep, this GPS-logging harness, packed with wearable electronics, can put it all on a map for you. Best of all, you could wear it yourself.
We generally use passwords to lock people out of our computers. But Instructables user Thomas_Kirkup found a way to use an actual, physical key — like the one on your door — to lock and unlock your PC.
Doing an electronics project and need a way to input data? Hover is a simple little add-on that makes it easy to add gesture and touch controls to your projects.
Killing plants is easy, but keeping them alive and healthy is a lot more rewarding. If you have a black thumb and need a little help keeping your indoor plants alive, this project from Make shows you how to build an Arduino-powered monitoring system.