A Very Makers Gift Guide

It's been a weird year for hardware: the biggest, most news-worthy launches haven't come out of Cupertino or Tokyo but out of small Kickstarter campaigns that have, in the end, raised millions of doll

TC Makers: A Visit To The Brooklyn Factory Where They Make The Ultracool Blink Steady Bike Light

It's rare to see the creation of a product from idea to implementation but <a target="_blank" href="">Blink Steady</a>, a unique, multi-sensor bike light, allowed us to do just t

TC Makers: Centeye Creates Insect-Like Flying Robots In A DC Basement

When we first wandered up to the suburban home that house <a target="_blank" href="">Centeye Inc.</a>, we were a bit confused. Could this be the place where a mad roboticist was buil

TechCrunch Makers: Inside The Thermovape Factory

It's not often you get to interview a nuclear engineer and a physician who run a tiny vaporizer factory out of an oversized garage outside of San Francisco so today is your lucky day. Two weeks ago we

TechCrunch Makers: Georgia Tech’s Musical Robots

Gil Weinberg is a Ph.D with a background in jazz. More importantly, however, he's an expert in the field of artificial intelligence, especially in how it intersects with concepts of creativity and mus

TechCrunch Makers Episode One: Inside Brooklyn’s Makerbot With Bre Pettis

It's been months in the making, but here it is: the first episode of TechCrunch Makers, featuring Bre Pettis of <a href="">Makerbot</a>. We visited Bre's downto

Makers Wanted: Are You A Hardware Start-Up? Talk To Us

We're about to launch a new video series called Makers here at TechCrunch and we'd love to hear from any and all hardware based startups. I want to hear about robots, toys, and railguns. I want to hea

DIY Digital Photo Frame Kit Hits the Market

Many of you like your digital photo frames. I’m of the opinion that they’re going to hit mass-market prices and really take off in the near future. Until then, you must settle for small fo