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Netflix just made binge-watching your favorite shows way better

Netflix brings the smart home to your video-streaming experience with a DIY Wi-Fi switch designed to simultaneously turn on the TV, silence your phone, order food, and even dim the lights.

By September 28, 2015

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Best smart home devices of 2015

From smart locks to smart lights, we've reviewed all kinds of connected home products this year. This category is growing rapidly, but here are our favorites so far.


Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way with book for makers

When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.

By September 8, 2015


3 DIY home security cameras

Setting up a home security systems doesn't have to be hard or expensive. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has three do-it-yourself alternatives.

By August 26, 2015


DIY Swiss Army Barbie multi-tool is ready for anything

Barbie always makes a fashion statement, but now that she has a hidden a knife, corkscrew, scissors, screwdriver and bottle opener she can solve any problem you throw at her.

By August 20, 2015


'Star Wars' meets DIY for fantastic galactic creations (pictures)

Makers and "Star Wars" go together like Han and Chewie. Browse through incredible cat beds, dog costumes, bunk beds, rockers and even an R2-D2 VW.

11 Images By August 14, 2015


These connected cameras take DIY security to the next level

Browse our list of cameras to see if do-it-yourself home security is right for you.

By July 6, 2015


This crazy DIY contraption shoots rainbow-colored flames

The Backyard Scientist is at it again, this time shooting pillars of six flames of various shades into the air.

By July 21, 2015


LittleBits' new kit wants to spark the inventor in anyone

The Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, targeted at kids and families, looks to guide novices on their way to becoming master builders.

By October 8, 2015


DIY Spock ears look impressive, logically

Movie effects artist Frank Ippolito shows how to make realistic pointy ear prosthetics for "Star Trek'" cosplayers to wear with Vulcan pride.

By May 17, 2015


Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult

Apple packed a ton of new tech into the 2015 MacBook, but thanks to a completely redesigned interior, DIY repairs on this laptop can be a real nightmare.

By April 25, 2015