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How to Install Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab 10.1!

As some of you may know, I’ve recently picked up a brand, spanking-new Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet.  It’s certainly a piece of art and a mean, lean machine that can do lots of things including running Ubuntu alongside Android Honeycomb dubbed “Tabuntu”.

For those of you who want to install Ubuntu on the Tab 10.1, you can check out my full step-by-step directions over at GalaxyTabHacks.com on How to install Ubunt

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How to Root Galaxy Tab 10.1 Retail!

For those of you who’ve picked up the retail version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 lately (which I highly recommend, you can read my full review of Galaxy Tab 10.1), you can easily root it by reverting back to Android 3.0.1, installing Clockwork Recovery, then reverting back to stock OTA Android 3.1 and install root.

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HTC Evo 3D Hands-on Review!

HTC Evo 3D is finally here! I’ve got a full hands-on review over at HTCEvoHacks.com, you can read the full review here.

This is probably the best smartphone of the year, dual 1.2Ghz processor, 3D glass-less screen, and faster than any other phone I’ve laid my hands on.

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How to Make DIY Thick Bar Dumbbells!

While we are on the subject of DIY concrete dumbbells, I found another great tutorial on how to make your own DIY thick bar dumbbells using some galvanized pipes, pipe clamps, athletic tape, and standard weight plates.

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How to Make DIY Dumbbells from Concrete!

Today I went to Big5 and Sports Authority to buy some dumbells.  Sadly, they didn’t even have the 60 pound dumbbells I wanted plus you had to special order them.

Nevermind the ridiculous price of “one” dumbell (which was like $100), so I looked online for some answers on how to make your own DIY dumbells.  There’s a guy on YouTube who says you can make them out of milk jugs or laundry detergent containers but the only culprit is that you can only get them to go about 35 pounds

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FabFi – How to Make a DIY Long-Range WiFi Network!

For most people trying to install security surveillance cameras on their barn perhaps 1/2 a mile away, you can probably just hack an old Linksys router as a repeater to get the job done or even build a WiFi Cantenna.

But if you want to make a DIY long-range WiFi network like FabFi did in Afghanistan (hooking up literally every village together), you might just want to check out some of their open source instructions on how to do it yourself

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AKB48 – Computer Generated Band Member

Here’s a shocking surprise, the Japanese girl band AKB48’s Eguchi Aimi is not a real human being but a computer-generated singing machine based on all the facial features of everyone else in the band.

The fact is that yes, she looks exactly like the others. Literally. The big eyes, the juicy lips, the perfect cheeks, the cute chin, the blinding smile and the angelical look belong to the other six member of AKB48. Eguchi Aimi is not a real person, she has been composed in a computer using parts from her fellow band members. Her fans, who are legion, just learn abou

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How to Make a DIY Touchpad Input Device!

Adding a touch-input to your next project can enhance its user experience but did you know that a simple touchpad isn’t rocket science but do-able under budget?

Giorgos Lazaridis shows you (and even shares his circuit diagrams) on how to make such DIY touchpad input device, and believe me, no one wants to push physical buttons these days.

I made this circuit, because i faced several problems with the touch-pad for my keycode doorlock project. I tried many dif

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How do Fiber Optic Cables Work?

For years, I knew fiber optic cables works by transmitting light (instead of electricity), which travels at speed of light and probably the future of all cables. Well, for those of you who don’t understand the ins and outs of fiber optics, here’s a great demo by the Engineer guy who shows you how light can travel in liquid, similar to how fiber optics work.

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DIY Receipt Printer Racing Game!

How would you make video games in a world where LCD displays didn’t exist?

Well, there’s actually an answer for that, use a receipt printer to literally print your screen while you try to make through the maze, as shown on this DIY receipt printer racing game.

No matter how pointless and wasteful this game seems, I am sure it has some good applications to other projects.

The game is played on a receipt printer, a common device you can see at every convenient store. It prints those papers you usually find crumbled up in your pockets, just to throw the

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