Articles about DIY
Who says you need a few million bucks to build a supercomputer? Joshua Kiepert put together a Linux-powered Beowulf cluster with Raspberry Pi computers for less than $2,000.
This is the second of a three-part series where our own David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, David spotlights a neat new technology.
This is the first of a three-part series where our own David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, he details the approach that didn't work.
Sometimes you just want a cheap and cheerful PC to handle some simple tasks. This build – excluding Windows, a display, and peripherals, comes in at under $300.
If you're one of those Palm people who still won't let go, this article provides a link where you can get 64-bit drivers for your hand-cranked PDA.
The one in which David's search for a comprehensive, powerful, fast and flexible media asset management program turns out to be a complete bust. There is ranting. There is whining. Good times.
Dream up new ways to use technology with these quirky and futuristic ideas.
As tablets mature, consumers have a wide range of excellent devices to choose from. But how do you pick just one? ZDNet's DIY-IT editor David Gewirtz helps you decide and even includes a handy decision tree chart.
A number of brave, Terminal-savvy developers are building do-it-yourself Fusion Drives. They work.
More frequently, the first impression that a small business might make on a potential customer is via a smartphone or tablet.
The iPhone 5 uses a new nano-SIM card that's tinier that micro-SIM it replaces. While new iPhones come with the new nano chip, you may want to modify an older (and larger) model to fit your new device. Here's how to do it.
All along, we've been led to believe that the DIY technology movement was about simply being able to do a better job at what you do. How naive, right?
This is the comprehensive guide to the DIY-IT projects. If you're working on a DIY project of your own, this is a good place to start.
Google doesn't normally allow you to port a landline phone number to Google Voice. This step-by-step primer shows you how you can do it.