Do it yourself

  • DIY Computer For Kids Maker Kano Ships Its Build-Your-Own Screen Kit

    DIY Computer For Kids Maker Kano Ships Its Build-Your-Own Screen Kit

    Learn-to-code startup Kano is now shipping a 10.1-inch HD display to go with its keyboard plus Raspberry Pi DIY computer kit for kids. Read More

  • Littlebits Releases A Wonderful Gizmo And Gadgets Kit

    Littlebits Releases A Wonderful Gizmo And Gadgets Kit

    LittleBits are fantastic, but I’ve never been able to recommend them for kids. Most of the company’s kits are just not intuitive for novices, nor do they contain everything needed to make gadgets that will keep kids interested. Well, the NYC-based gadget just released a kit that addresses this issue and it should be perfect for budding makers. At least 12 gadgets can be made from… Read More

  • Recreate the Frozen Han Solo With Chocolate

    It’s what you’ve been waiting for ever since you saw Han Solo frozen in carbonite: a step-by-step procedure on how to make you very own chocolate bar mold of him. You’ll need an action figure of Han Solo, cooking chocolate, and the ability to decipher the clear as mud directions. This, perhaps more than anything else I’ve seen lately, is an example of why sound grammar… Read More

  • Do-It-Yourself Apple TV Upgrade Kit: More Power

    Sure, you can send your Apple TV away to some company and let them upgrade its hard drive for you, or you can buy a simple installation kit and do it yourself. Weaknees sells a kit that includes a 160GB hard drive, Torx T8 screw (for opening the Apple’s TV’s chastity belt and all the relevant instructions. The kit will set you back $200, but at least then you can store all the… Read More