11 Results for

soldering

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How to build a flood sensor for under five bucks

With a little creativity and copper wiring, this $5 device will monitor whole basements for flooding.

By January 29, 2016

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With USB soldering iron, who needs a lightsaber?

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.

By October 6, 2009

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How to solder like a man

On this week's Mailbag, we address your condom concerns, international complaints, and find out how to strip a wire like Chuck Norris.

By June 9, 2009

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Boy swaps third-gen iPod Touch battery for $8.59

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).

By January 12, 2011

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Nikon D90 gets custom paint job

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.

By June 24, 2010

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iPhone 3G innards revealed; battery not soldered in

The folks at iFixit take the iPhone 3G apart piece by piece, layer by layer, right down to the logic board.

By July 10, 2008

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Building circuits, code, community at Noisebridge hacker space

The Noisebridge hacker space offers sewing and Mandarin classes, soldering workshops, Internet-controlled front door access, and a server room with no door.

By November 30, 2009

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Digg our soldering skills

We made a Digg button. We like it. Make one of your own.

By May 10, 2007

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Got a thing for schematics? Here's your gift guide

Hardware lovers, unite. Finally there's a holiday list for people who really, really love soldering.

By December 17, 2007

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Temporarily unlock your iPhone for $99

A new software-based unlocking scheme for your iPhone makes it easier for those of us without soldering skills to leave AT&T. But the good times probably won't last.

By September 11, 2007