The gadget gods at Thanko have come out with a USB soldering iron. It heats up to nearly 930 Fahrenheit if used with a 9V battery, and 390-570 F when used with USB.
On this week's Mailbag, we address your condom concerns, international complaints, and find out how to strip a wire like Chuck Norris.
The folks at iFixit take the iPhone 3G apart piece by piece, layer by layer, right down to the logic board.
YouTube hacks. Free firewall. Notebook battery upgrades. HD netcams? Separate feeds for the daily and weekly episodes!
We made a Digg button. We like it. Make one of your own.
If you've got a third-generation iPod Touch that needs a battery replacement, it will cost you $79 for Apple do it. But if you're adventuresome, you can do it for about $9 (as long as you already have a soldering iron).
The Noisebridge hacker space offers sewing and Mandarin classes, soldering workshops, Internet-controlled front door access, and a server room with no door.
If any of you are savvy with soldering irons, understand electrical components well, and feel like painting your camera a bright shade of pink, this might be a good weekend project.
TinyTesla allows anyone to build a Tesla coil that shoots arcs of electricity and plays simple MIDI music files.