Articles about DIY
If you look at Jeffrey Stephenson's hand-crafted designs, you can see the same level of clarity, simplicity, and harmony that one still sees today in the buildings designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
Take a look at some amazing hand-crafted PC cases, all done by one extremely talented hobbyist.
Yahoo's Tumblr has hidden 10% of its blogs from search after a content policy change, and has no export feature. Here is how to move from Tumblr to WordPress.
CompuLab's soon-to-be-released inexpensive ARM-powered Utlite PC can run Android or Ubuntu.
This is the final article of a three-part series where David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, David reviews the pros and cons of the Logitech Alert system.
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.