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DIY Diaries: John Saddington, Mac app developer

What's it take to go it alone as an app developer? One indie dev shares his experiences.


Got packaging tape? You can use your iPhone 5 SIM card in an iPhone 4

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published August 28, 2014 at 5:22pm.

It isn't necessarily the safest trick in the book, but it works in a pinch.


Inside Urban Putt, the minigolf course of your dreams

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published June 13, 2014 at 1:08am.

What does it take to build an indoor miniature golf course? A large dose of creativity and a willingness to do things yourself.


Niwa is an indoor salad generator for your home

By Joshua Schnell (@joshuaschnell) · Published May 16, 2014 at 12:23pm.

An indoor growing system that actually looks good? Sign me up!


3D-print your next meal with Foodini

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published April 17, 2014 at 1:22am.

Impress your friends at your next dinner party with some 3D-printed food. Mmm.


Wanna learn to code? Codecademy is a good place to start

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published April 10, 2014 at 1:34am.

Codecademy is an interactive website that lets you learn how to program by actually programming.


Meet Micro, the adorable, pint-sized 3D printer

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published April 08, 2014 at 1:54pm.

Might this tiny $200 3D printer make its way into your heart—and home?


Make your own camera rain cover from a plastic bag and a rubber band

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published April 02, 2014 at 12:22am.

Your camera will thank you.


The Droplet robot aims to keep your garden green

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published March 26, 2014 at 12:12am.

Robots have already conquered the living room floor with the Roomba. Next stop? Your backyard.


Why you should join a hackerspace

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published March 25, 2014 at 7:30am.

Hint: They're not just for "hackers."


This guy’s tattoo turns his body into a musical instrument

By Nick Mediati (@dtnick) · Published March 24, 2014 at 12:07pm.

Dubstep, eat your heart out.