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Unlock A Door With An RFduino And An Apple Watch

If you’ve ever wanted to magically unlock a door with a quick tap on your wrist, this DIY project is for you. Using an RFduino and some special door components, Marc Jensen, James Squires and Shawn Roske at Make came up with an interesting use of the Apple Watch.


Build A Split-Screen, Raspberry Pi-Powered Portable Retro Game Station

We’ve seen all kinds ofportable retro game consoles over the years, but Thingiverse user Jooxoe3i’s project manages to make the smallest device we’ve seen yet using a Raspberry Pi.


This DIY Bike Safety Light Never Needs Batteries, Is Powered By You

We’ve shared heaps of ways to stay safe and seen while riding your bike, but if you’re looking for something automatic that you build once and works forever, this DIY safety light is induction-powered, mounts on your back wheel, and stays lit as long as you keep pedalling. Plus, it’s easy to build.


Make These DIY Detachable Magnetic Lights For Your Safety Goggles

Wearing safety goggles in the workshop is a must, and these DIY lighted goggles from our friend Jude Pullen are a great way to stay safe while you work and get a little extra task lighting in there so you can see what you’re doing. Luckily, they’re super easy to make.


Build A Solar-Powered Mailbox Notification System

Sick of walking over to the mailbox only to find it empty? Adafruit has a guide for building a system where you’ll get notified when the mail arrives.


Build A Temperature And Humidity Monitor With A Raspberry Pi

Looking to monitor the temperature and humidity in your house? Instructables user wpnsmith shows off how to build a monitoring system with a Raspberry Pi.


Ten Of Our Favourite Raspberry Pi Projects

There’s no end to the purposes you can put a Raspberry Pi to. Here’s ten of our favourite projects for the popular and tiny computer.


Make A Tiny 9V Battery Power Switch From Parts Of An Old 9V Battery

When you’re building your own custom electronics projects, a simple power switch isn’t always easy to find. If you have some DIY projects that use 9V batteries, this super-small power switch is fairly easy to build and is mostly made from an old 9V battery.


These DIY Bike Signals Are Easy To Make And Last For Ages On One Battery

Being seen when you’re biking is incredibly important, and we’ve shown off many ways to add signals to your bike. This method is easy, runs for ages on a single nine-volt battery, and is a perfect primer for electronics projects.


How To Build A Raspberry Pi Jukebox Any Non-Geek Can Use

You have a lot of options for accessing your computer’s music library from your stereo, but most require technical know-how to use. You can build a jukebox with a Raspberry Pi, a tiny micro-computer, that anyone can use, even if they don’t know what a Raspberry Pi is.


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