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Stylus Hack – How to Use Battery as iPhone/Nexus One Stylus!


I just found this video online of South Korean guy who got tired of using his Korean sausage as stylus, he found out that you can use a battery as stylus.  I think this is a great idea except it might scratch your screen.

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Cigarette Hack – How to Make a Battery Lighter!


Here’s a simple method of using 2 AA batteries and string of wool to light your cigarette for those emergency situations.

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Netbook Hack – How to Hack a USB Port into your Netbook Battery!

I don’t think this hack is practical for most people as netbooks can charge your USB gadgets anyways but for those of you who get stuck in an island somehow and end up with a netbook battery and your cellphone dies, you can use this netbook hack that shows you how to hack a USB port into a netbook battery

.  Boy, that was a long sentence…okay i know it’s a run-on sentence with 2 ands….

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Dell Mini 10 Adds a 720P Option of 1,366×768 Pixel Resolution!

Here’s some good news for those of you who haven’t yet bought a netbook, Dell will be offering a higher HD 720P resolution of 1366×768 pixels for those of you who are proficient at reading small characters and love HD movies on the go.

Yes sirey, this is the highest resolution for a 10″ netbook yet.  I am sure most other netbook manufacturers will catch on the drift soon.

With average battery power of 4-6 hours on most netbooks these days, it’s a great option for consumers to go with a netbook, instead of buying

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Battery Hack – How to make a simple motor from a battery and wire

So, I know there a lot of engineer types on Zedomax, so when my buddy sent me this link to a video that showed me how to make motors, I thought it might fit in well here. It’s sort of a silly how to, but its a fun little project you can impress your friends and kids with.

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Water Powered Batteries with MIT’s Walter Levin lessons


This video proves that energy can be tranformed into a battery, perhaps confirming that it is possible to make a battery with a candle, lime, or potatoes.

Thanks gfcgamer!

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Virtual Reality Backpack

Check out augmented reality backpack from Tinmith! This seems almost like a physical layer of Second Life.

Welcome to the new Tinmith backpack 2006. As you can see from the images of our previous systems below, the new version is lighter and more robust than ever! We have taken our eight years of experience in the field and built a system using the best components that are currently available. We have designed our own custom housing to make the syste

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Lithium Extraction out of a Lithium Battery (of course, duh!)

Here’s a cool hack for extracting Lithium out of your Lithium battery for those of you scientists who need some Lithium fast!

First you must obtain some dead lithium batteries. This shouldn’t be too hard, as most people will readily give them away when they no longer produce a sufficient current. Fresh ones will work too, but it’s rather wasteful.

Note that this will only work with plain lithium batteries, not lithium ion. The recha

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DIY – Candle Powered batteries

Remember our post on lemon powered batteries? This one’s even better, it uses 2 candles to power a small bulb, pretty powerful.

So next time the light goes out, don’t light your candles, use your candles to power your flashlight, then when you run out of power, light your candles.


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DIY HACK – Run Christmas Lights on DC power or battery

Here’s a cool site explaining in detail how to run your Christmas Lights off a battery or by using a DC-AC converter.

When you use a watt of electricity for an hour, that’s a watt-hour, or Wh. An amp of electricity for an hour is an amp-hour, or Ah. Batteries store such a tiny amount of electricity that they’re usually rated in milliamp-hours instead of amp-ho

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