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Few routers utilise their full potential out of the box, because their firmware limits their functionality. Thanks to an open-source project called DD-WRT, you can unlock your router’s potential to broadcast a stronger signal, manage network traffic, remotely access all your home computers and a whole lot more. Here’s how to install it, set it up and supercharge your network.
If you have surround speakers but nowhere to put them, these DIY speaker stands get them off the ground, don’t look out of place in a home, and add some useful storage inside for CDs or DVDs at the same time.
A lot of nice gaming keyboards come with backlit keys, but you don’t get any say over the colour of the light. Some don’t even let you make fine-grained adjustments to brightness. Luckily, it is possible to make some alterations on your own.
You don’t need expensive or specialised products to organise the cable clutter hanging down from the back of your desk. Justin Klosky, from the OCD Experience, shows us in this video how he does it, using some simple black PVC pipe and some metal mounting strips.
The Raspberry Pi Camera Module is now available for order. The add-on module adds a 5 megapixel camera to your Pi for use in all sorts of projects.
Bluetooth audio in your car makes it easy to push music from your phone to your car’s stereo system, but you lose out on those benefits when you still have to plug in to charge. Reader and DIYer Ryan Wold solved this problem by installing an inductive charger inside his vehicle.