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Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Repeated Internet Overbilling? 349 comments
Interviews: Andrew "bunnie" Huang Answers Your Questions 32 comments
Microsoft Research Brings Kinect-Style Depth Perception to Ordinary Cameras 31 comments
Interviews: Ask Tim O'Reilly About a Life Steeped In Technology 39 comments
Fooling a Mercedes Into Autonomous Driving With a Soda Can 163 comments
Grad Student Rigs Cheap Alternative To $1,000 Air Purifiers In Smoggy China 182 comments
Raspberry Pi-Compatible Development Board Released 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: Open Hardware/Software-Based Security Token? 113 comments
SRI/Cambridge Opens CHERI Secure Processor Design 59 comments
Hacking a Tesla Model S Could Net $10,000 Prize 77 comments
Intelligent Thimble Could Replace the Mouse In 3D Virtual Reality Worlds 65 comments
New Single Board Computer Lets You Swap Out the CPU and Memory 122 comments
3D Printed PiGRRL - Raspberry Pi Gameboy 49 comments
Hacking Internet Connected Light Bulbs 63 comments
2600 Distributor Withholds Money, Magazine's Future In Limbo 59 comments
Civilians Try to Lure an Abandoned NASA Spacecraft Back to Earth 53 comments
Ask Slashdot: PC-Based Oscilloscopes On a Microbudget? 172 comments
Ellipto: a DIY Fitness Tracker and Dashboard In 70 Lines 32 comments
Interviews: Ask Andrew "bunnie" Huang About Hardware and Hacking 58 comments
$470 RepRap Derived 3D Printer Going Into Production 32 comments
Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Inspired You To Start Hacking? 153 comments
Servo Stock 3D Printer Brings Closed-Loop Control To Reprap 56 comments
LegoTechno -- Making Music With Lego Bricks, Python, OpenCV and a Groovebox 5 comments
Unlock Your Android Phone With Open Source Wearable NFC 81 comments
OpenRISC Gains Atomic Operations and Multicore Support 77 comments
A 32-bit Development System For $2 138 comments
Man Builds DIY Cellphone Using Raspberry Pi 83 comments
DIY Wearable Pi With Near-Eye Video Glasses 59 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management? 104 comments
Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton: How We're Turning Everyone Into DIY Hackers 90 comments
Tesla Model S Has Hidden Ethernet Port, User Runs Firefox On the 17" Screen 208 comments
Intel Upgrades MinnowBoard: Baytrail CPU, Nearly Halves Price To $99 92 comments
Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins 275 comments
Fluke Donates Multimeters To SparkFun As Goodwill Gesture 250 comments
Is DIY Brainhacking Safe? 183 comments
Experimental Port of Debian To OpenRISC 56 comments
Radar Expert Explains How To Cheaply Add Radar To Your Own Hardware Projects 69 comments
12-Year-Old Builds Lego Braille Printer 49 comments
How To Take Control of a Car's Electronics, Cheap 109 comments
Fighting Gamer Rage With an Arduino Based Biometrics Headset 59 comments
Building an Open Source Nest 195 comments
New Home Automation? 336 comments
Russian Startup Offers Wireless Remote Controller For Cars 65 comments
Add USB LED Notifications To Your PC With Just a Bit of Soldering (Video) 129 comments
Neo900 Hacker Phone Reaches Minimum Number of Pre-Orders For Production 109 comments
Solar Pressure May Help Kepler Return To Planet-Hunting Duties 46 comments
Dual-Core Allwinner A20 Powered EOMA-68 Engineering Card Available 98 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's On Your Hardware Lab Bench? 215 comments
Raspberry Pi Hits the 2 Million Mark 246 comments
A Makerbot In Every Classroom 152 comments
Ink-Jet Printing Custom-Designed Micro Circuits 37 comments
Cold War Spoils: Amateur Builds Telescope With 70-Inch Lens 101 comments
Chinese Professor Builds Li-Fi System With Retail Parts 155 comments
Motorola's "Project Ara" Will Allow Users To Customize Their Smartphones 112 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Open Source Project For a Router/Wi-Fi Access Point? 193 comments
Tour Houston's Texas-Sized Hackerspace (Video 1 of 2) 57 comments
Turning a Smart Phone Into a Microscope 43 comments
Raspberry Pi As an Ad Blocking Access Point 82 comments
Austrian Professor Creates Kindle E-Book Copier With Lego Mindstorms 61 comments
New Keyboard Accessory Shocks Users When They Try To Go On Facebook 125 comments
3D Printing In Gel Enables Freeform Design and an Undo Function 33 comments
Google TV Hackers Open a Shell on the Chromecast; More Hacks To Follow 65 comments
DIY Satellite Tracking 30 comments
Adapteva Parallella Supercomputing Boards Start Shipping 98 comments
Home Automation Kit Includes Arduino, RasPi Dev Boards 49 comments
Eben Upton Muses on the Raspberry Pi, Scratch and, His Love For Parallela 71 comments
How To Compete With NSA By Hacking a Verizon Network Extender 56 comments
Progress On the Open Laptop 57 comments
RepRap Morgan Receives $20,000 Gada Prize For Simplifying 3D-Printer 67 comments
In Praise of Hackerspaces 68 comments
Cray X-MP Simulator Resurrects Piece of Computer History 55 comments
Whistled Platform Upgraded With Word Recognition 30 comments
iFixit Giving Away 1,776 "iPhone Liberation Kits" 260 comments
Helicopter Parts Make For Amazing DIY Camera Stabilization 78 comments
Retro Gaming With Raspberry Pi 106 comments
Wi-Fi Signals Allow Gesture Recognition All Through the Home 122 comments
Pi to Go: Hot Raspberry Pi DIY Mini Desktop PC Project 134 comments
Canon DSLR Hack Allows It To Shoot RAW Video 171 comments
Vastly Improved Raspberry Pi Performance With Wayland 259 comments
Google Releases Glass Factory System Image, Rooted Bootloader 74 comments
Ask Slashdot: Wiring Home Furniture? 235 comments
Arduino Branches Out, With a Plug-and-Program Robot 24 comments
RPiCluster: Another Raspberry Pi Cluster, With Neat Tricks 79 comments
New OpenWRT Drops Support For Linux 2.4, Low-Mem Devices 194 comments
$5 Sensor Turns LCD Monitors Into Touchscreens 98 comments
BeagleBone Black Released With 1GHz Cortex-A8 For Only $45 142 comments
Happy Hardware Freedom Day 35 comments
The Hacker Lifecycle 77 comments
Adafruit Launches Educational Show Aimed At Kids 44 comments
USC Launches 3-D Printed VR Headset Library 25 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Donate Older Computers to Charity? 260 comments
Oculus-Alike: Build Your Own Virtual Reality Headset 23 comments
Celebrate Hardware Freedom Day 2013 22 comments
Ask Slashdot: Projects For a Heap of Tech Junk? 210 comments
Quadrocopters Throwing and Catching an Inverted Pendulum 103 comments
3-D Printing Pen Can Draw In the Air 85 comments
The Patents That Threaten 3-D Printing 134 comments
Turning a Kindle Fire HD Into a Power Tablet 81 comments
Brookstone Rover 2.0 SpyTank Teardown 64 comments
Public Domain Prosthetic Hand 31 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Electronics Prototyping Platform? 228 comments
Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer 39 comments
Announcing Adafruit Gemma – Miniature Wearable Electronic Platform 44 comments
Hobbyist Builds Working Replica of Iron Man's Laser Gauntlet 78 comments
The 3D Un-Printer 91 comments
LEGO Announces GNU/LInux-Powered Mindstorms EV3 Platform 164 comments
Windows RT Jailbroken To Run Third-Party Desktop Apps 178 comments
Open-Hardware Licensed Handheld Software-Defined Radio In the Works 50 comments
A Firecracker-Launching Slingshot: Start the New Year With a Bang 65 comments
Adafruit To Teach Electronics Through Puppets In New Kids Show 68 comments
Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer: Build Your Own Pi-to-Go 97 comments
Arduino and MK802 Robot, Controlled By Phone 31 comments
Makerbot Cracks Down On 3D-Printable Gun Parts 528 comments
Open Hardware and Software Laptop 152 comments
Live Interview: Luke Leighton of Rhombus Tech 68 comments
USB NeXT Keyboard With an Arduino Micro 115 comments
Toward An FSF-Endorsable Embedded Processor 258 comments
PengPod Hits Funding Goal, Plans to Ship Linux Tablet In January 69 comments
Nexus 4 Includes Support For LTE 83 comments
A Wi-Fi Wardriving Motorbike — With Plans Available 36 comments
Entries Open For First Ever 24-Hour Raspberry Pi Hackathon 74 comments
Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator 49 comments
Old Electric-Car Batteries Put Into Service For Home Energy Storage 198 comments
Just Days After Release, Google's Nexus 4 Has Already Been Rooted 85 comments
Fully Open A13-OLinuXino Single-Board Linux Computer 111 comments
Mike Storey and His Plate Reverb (Video) 163 comments
Shanghai Hosts Its First Maker Carnival 20 comments
iPhone Interface For Ham Radio Mates Old With New 51 comments
Pumpkin Carving For the Digital Age: Pumpktris 40 comments
What To Do With Those First Generation Photo Frames? 146 comments
DIY Laser Cutter Raises Capital, Concerns 184 comments
New Arduino Due Brings More Power To the Table 130 comments
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Jailbroken 51 comments
Pictures From an Exhibition: World Makerfaire 2012 NYC 33 comments
BrewPi: Raspberry Pi and Arduino Powered Fermentation Chamber 96 comments
RockBox + Refurbished MP3 Players = Crowdsourced Audio Capture 66 comments
African Robotics Network Challenge Spurs Rash of $10 Robots 60 comments
A $20 Software Defined Radio For GNU Radio 53 comments
Augmented HDR Vision For Welders (And Others) 38 comments
University Team Builds Lego and Raspberry Pi Cluster 147 comments
Ask Slashdot: Hackable Portable Music Player For Helicopters? 158 comments
Gamers May Get a Charge Out of the Gauss Rifle 98 comments
Should We Print Guns? Cody R. Wilson Says "Yes" (Video) 444 comments
Can Android Revolutionize Spacecraft Design? 110 comments
Voyage to the ATX Hackerspace in Austin, Texas (Video) 47 comments
'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns 570 comments
Revisiting the Macintosh ROM Easter Egg 98 comments
ToorCamp: Adventures In an American Hacker Camp 20 comments
Korean Artist's Intentionally Useless Satellite To Launch This December 151 comments
MSFT Reaches Out To Hackers: 'Do Epic $#!+' 249 comments
Researchers Turn Home Wi-Fi Router Into Spy Device 108 comments
Resurrect Your Old Code With a DIY Punch Card Reader 100 comments
Open Source Smart Meter Hacking Framework Released 74 comments
Report From HOPE: The State of Community Fabrication 32 comments
Debian Derivative Optimized for the Raspbery Pi Released 95 comments
A Build-It-Yourself Electric Vehicle 84 comments
Putting the Raspberry Pi Into Orbit 82 comments
Controlling Linux Using an Android Phone As Mouse, Keyboard, and Gamepad 93 comments
SNESDev-RPi: a SNES Adapter For the Raspberry Pi 30 comments
FishPi: Raspberry Pi Powered Autonomous Boat To Cross the Ocean 136 comments
Ask Slashdot: a Good Geek Project For My Arthritic Grandfather? 122 comments
12-Core ARM Cluster Beats Intel Atom, AMD Fusion 105 comments
Speech Recognition Using the Raspberry Pi 74 comments
Intel Ivy Bridge Processor Hits 7GHz Overclock Record 144 comments
Ask Slashdot: Hobbyist-Ready LCD Touch Panel For Embedded Projects? 142 comments
The FIBIAC — a 3D-Printed Electromechanical Computer 42 comments
Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives? 260 comments
Sigrok: An Open Source Logic Analyzer 42 comments
MIT Tetris Hack: Source Code Released 40 comments
KegDroid: Combining Arduino, Android, and NFC to Dispense Beer 48 comments
Video: Paul "Froggy" Schneider's Hard-Won Wisdom For Conference Organizers 35 comments
MIT Hack Turns the Green Building Into a Giant Game of Tetris 65 comments
Frogger Synchronized To Real-Life Traffic 43 comments
Electronic Glitch Artwork Made by 'Weirdos Within the Weirdos' (Video) 58 comments
Open Source Electric Cars — Good Idea Or Not? 178 comments
Mechanical CPU Clock 37 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Make My Own Hardware Multimedia Player? 140 comments
AT&T Microcell Disassembly; Security Flaws Exposed 82 comments
GNU/Linux Running On An 8-Bit Processor 361 comments
IETF Attendees Reengineer Their Hotel's Wi-Fi Net 120 comments
Canadian Man Releases Open Source Star Trek Tricorder 109 comments
Militarizing Your Backyard With Python and AI 112 comments
Austin Case Modders Take Their Exotic PCs and a Giant LAN Party to SXSW (Video) 40 comments
A Hacked WiFi Router, an API, and a Toy Bus: It's the Ambient Bus Arrival Monitor 53 comments
DIY Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display 39 comments
iFixit's Kyle Wiens On the War On DIY Electronics 760 comments
Is It Time For Hacker Scouts? 186 comments
Remote-Controlled Planes Used For Wildlife Conservation 48 comments
Slashdot Visits Metrix Create:Space in Seattle (Video) 27 comments
Stanford's Francis Fukuyama Builds Personal Surveillance Drone 92 comments
TMS9918A Retro Video Chip Reimplemented In FPGA, With VGA Out 126 comments
Ask Slashdot: Techie Wedding Invitation Ideas? 399 comments
High School Students Send Lego Man 24 Kilometers High 115 comments
Android Kinect Projector Interface 45 comments
Raspberry Pi Gertboard In Action 191 comments
Medical Imaging With a Hacked LCD Projector 57 comments
Gigabyte Board Sets Intel X79 Overclocking Record 113 comments
Hello World On PS Vita, Thanks to Buffer Overflow 123 comments
Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak 161 comments
PlayBook Jailbreak Tool Released 60 comments
RIM PlayBook Tablet Jailbroken 63 comments
CyanogenMod 9 Working On the Nexus S 218 comments
Ask Slashdot: Building an Assistive Reading Device? 134 comments
Shanghai Government Proposes 100 Community Hackerspaces 76 comments
Derek Deville Answers Your Questions on Rocketry 33 comments
Is the Maker Movement Making It Cool For Kids To Be Nerds? 220 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Are You Haunting Your House This Hallowe'en? 249 comments
Build the 2006 Prototype $25 PC 120 comments
Jumentum Introduces a Single-Chip Linux System 76 comments
How Open Source Hardware Is Kick-Starting Kickstarter 44 comments
Open Source CPUs Coming To a Club Near You? 54 comments
Microtouch: 8-bit Open Source Media Device 115 comments
Installing Android On an HP TouchPad 96 comments
Hacking the Nissan Leaf EV 199 comments
Sony Reader T1 Hacked 50 comments
OccupySF IT Admins Using Pedal Power For Protest 202 comments
Throwable 36-Camera Ball Takes Spherical Panoramas 140 comments
CyanogenMod Ports Android To HP TouchPad 86 comments
Slate Reprints Blue-Box Article That Inspired Jobs 121 comments
Robotic Arm With Home-Brewed, Open Source Voice Control 33 comments
Prototyping Boards Make It Easier To Find Flaws in Specialized Hardware 56 comments
Ask Slashdot: Calculators With 1-2-3 Number Pads? 393 comments
Opportunities From the Twilight of Moore's Law 148 comments
Arduino Goes ARM 144 comments
An $80 Open Source Chemical Analyzer 51 comments
Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal Using Only a Beer Can 229 comments
Heathkit DIY Kits Are Coming Back 197 comments
Stuffing a PS3 and an Xbox 360 Into a PC Case 96 comments
CyanogenMod Shows Off Android On the HP TouchPad 117 comments
Android On HP TouchPad 280 comments
Guide To Building a Cable That Improves iOS Exploits 184 comments
Build Your Own Camera, Launch It Like a Grenade 117 comments
PlayStation 3 Controller On Android Devices 133 comments
Autodesk + Instructables: For Makers? 77 comments
Update Brings Android USB Mounting To Chromebooks 47 comments
.NET Gadgeteer — Microsoft's Arduino Killer? 241 comments
Raspberry Pi $25 PC Goes Into Alpha Production 137 comments
Sharing Electronic Schematics 70 comments
How To Jailbreak and Upgrade Old Android Phones 138 comments
Apple IOS 4.3.4 Jailbroken Hours After Update 121 comments
Japanese Military Invents Tumbling, Flying Sphere 156 comments
Build Your Own Time Capsule Work-Alike For $200 208 comments
Watch Ben Heck Hack a 360 and a Sega CDX 28 comments
The Fanless Spinning Heatsink 380 comments
Exercise Your Thumbs and Eyeballs With a Tiny Space Invaders Cabinet 24 comments
Ask Slashdot: Large-Scale DIY Outdoor Cooling of Cairo's Tahrir Square? 259 comments
Playdough For Fun and Profit 70 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Saw Up Motherboards? 247 comments
Why People Who Make Things Should Learn Chinese 588 comments
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