Digital DIY

Looking for enhanced personalization, consumers turn to homemade electronics

Implications - Craving the next level of personalization, consumers are adopting digital DIY projects that also boast economical incentives. Crafted from materials found in-home, these DIY projects cost significantly less to produce, yet still offer an immersive experience when compared to traditional components.
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Do-It-Yourself Cellphones - David A. Mellis Releases Instructions on How to Make Your Own Cellphone
SCORE 6.1
Warm 26,167 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 13
Do-It-Yourself Cellphones
David A. Mellis Releases Instructions on How to Make Your Own Cellphone
Released by David A. Mellis as part of his MIT PhD research, this DIY cellphone offers those who want to the ability to create their own phone from home. With the instructions available online, the... [More]
3D-Printed SLR Cameras - 'OpenReflex' is a 3D-Printed SLR Camera
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Warm 9,855 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 13
3D-Printed SLR Cameras
'OpenReflex' is a 3D-Printed SLR Camera
Instructables user ‘Bozardeux’ created instructions on how to create the ‘OpenReflex’ 3D-printed camera. The camera’s components can be printed on an ABS 3D-printer in... [More]
Collective Experience Photography - The Cheese Camera Captures Glimpses Through Creative Kids' Eyes
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Average 4,771 Clicks Pub: Oct 12, 13
Collective Experience Photography
The Cheese Camera Captures Glimpses Through Creative Kids' Eyes
Now, more than ever, photography is all about sharing. The Cheese Camera concept is based on this desire to display your pictures for many to see, but the focus is on children. No Instagram or... [More]
DIY Computer Kits - The Kano Computer Can Be Built By Almost Anybody
SCORE 4.6
Average 1,818 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 13
DIY Computer Kits
The Kano Computer Can Be Built By Almost Anybody
Technology is advancing at such a rate that many people feel very out of touch with the parts and assembly of their most-used possessions. The Kano Computer is an intriguing idea that strives to... [More]
DIY Controller Credentials - This Electronic Business Card Takes Digital Connections to a New Level
SCORE 4.2
Average 2,100 Clicks Pub: Nov 22, 13
DIY Controller Credentials
This Electronic Business Card Takes Digital Connections to a New Level
This electronic business card is a tech-savvy way to expand your network. Created by Tom Ward, the business credentials let new contacts know more about you with the touch of a button. This is... [More]
DIY Portable Gaming Kits - The Darkmatter DIY Portable Gaming Kit is Easy to Assemble
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Untested 1,670 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 13
DIY Portable Gaming Kits
The Darkmatter DIY Portable Gaming Kit is Easy to Assemble
Darkmatter by Techjango is a current Kickstarter project and also the world’s first DIY portable gaming kit using Xbox. Techjango is selling DIY kits for those who want to carry their Xboxes... [More]
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