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DIYers can't help but modify gadgets, especially those from Apple

Implications - Even with their claims of undying love for the brand, Apple product users just can’t stop remixing and redesigning their iPods, iPhones or iPads to create completely new iGadgets. Whether doing so for aesthetic or functional purposes, tech geeks seem to revel in these DIY projects that transform a gadget into a cool hybrid or a 2.0 (or 3.0, 4.0, etc) version of itself.
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MP3 Timepieces
MP3 Timepieces
The iPod Nano Watch Fits Perfectly on Your Wrist
At first, I thought that the new iPod Nano was way too small, but after seeing this iPod Nano Watch, my perspectives have changed towards this Apple piece. An absolute perfect fit for wrists of all shapes… MORE
Apple Toilets
Apple Toilets
The iPottie Tries its Hand at the Royal Flush
The iPottie -- what can I say? It’s a white porcelain throne inspired by the iPod trying its hand at the royal flush.  Brilliant, but is it really necessary? Yes, we all know that Apple has pretty much… MORE
iPhone Camera Attachments
iPhone Camera Attachments
An iPhone 4 With a DSLR Lens Upgrades the Quality of Your Camera Phone
The shots of this iPhone 4 with a DSLR lens are sure to make their way around the blogosphere in no time. One of the biggest complaints about the iPhone 4 is the fact that it only boasts a 5 megapixel… MORE
Multitouch Side Tables
Multitouch Side Tables
The Cosmikart Digital Coffee Table Reuses an Old iBook G4
Technology has reached a pinnacle of modern home design with the combination of Apple and a coffee table to create Cosmikart’s Digital Coffee Table with multi-touch interface.  Stylish and totally geek… MORE
play_circle_filled iPad Car Kits
iPad Car Kits
The Scosche Industries iKit Lets You Touch Your Tablet Without Causing a Crash
The Scosche Industries iKit is the first (and best) iPad car kit. Since the iPad came out, Apple geeks have dreamed of taking it on the open road. The only problem they had was how to mount it without… MORE
iPad Car Manuals
iPad Car Manuals
The Hyundai Equus Apple iPad Manual Comes With Your Car Purchase
The Hyundai Equus Apple iPad manual represents the ideal fusion of lifestyle and technology. The tablet comes with the Hyundai Equus in lieu of a traditional paper manual, and allows owners to schedule… MORE
iPhone Lighting
iPhone Lighting
The Apple iPhone Light Stand Concept Keeps Your Desk Well-Lit
Making use of your iPhone only gets easier with this Apple iPhone Light Stand. This flexible iPhone dock can also use your phone gadget as a source of light. By docking your phone on the stand and making… MORE
play_circle_filled Gamer Apple Hybrids
Gamer Apple Hybrids
The iPad Arcade Cabinet Brings You Back to the Good Old Days
This awesome iPad arcade cabinet combines your love for old school games and new, innovative gadgets. Taking what was a previous April Fool's joke and transforming it into reality, this design combines… MORE

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