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Google’s Ara Modular Smartphone Scheduled to Hit Consumer Market Next Year

4 days ago

Designed to allow devices to be customized for an individual’s own style and functional needs, Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone has been one of the more compelling pieces of hardware…


The Monday List 21.16 | What We’re Reading This Week

4 days ago

Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A…


The Hatch Notebook is an Ingenious New Brainstorming Tool for Design Entrepreneurs

4 days ago

When it comes to starting a side project (or a “project” project), ironing out early ideas and evaluating them ahead of time – rather than just jumping in – can mean…


The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 20.16

6 days ago

Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this week’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. The Weekend Reader features a handful of the most interesting articles featured on the…


The Beautiful Hand-Carved Wood Spoons of Giles Newman

7 days ago

When it’s time to get some new spoons, the first place you turn is Ikea or Amazon, if you don’t feel like leaving the house. But some prefer to make…


Could E3D’s New Edge Material Top PLA and ABS?

1 week ago

The folks at E3D are most well-known for their very popular hot-ends, which are installed on many desktop 3D printers. Now they’ve taken a step out of bounds to produce…


Friday Smackdown: Gut Knuckles

1 week ago

The muscles tightened before we could even jump. It was high, but shorter than the last fall. It’s the last 20 feet that gets you. Hitting the thrust reversers at…


Weekend Builds 20.16 | High-Powered Cheese Ball Launcher

1 week ago

Manners aside, catching food with one’s mouth is undoubtedly one of the most valuable skills in the history of mankind. Naturally, the next step in advancing the art of catching…


The New Arduino Primo Comes Loaded with Native Bluetooth Low Energy, Wi-Fi, IR and NFC Tech

1 week ago

Responsible for everything from R/C lawnmowers to auto-lacing sneakers, the Arduino is the backbone for some of the most wild and crazy – but also sorta genius – projects within the past…


SolidSmack Radio | Glitch Mode Squad

3 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist knocks you in the pop sockets with head-boppin’ groove tuneage to help propel you through the work week in style. Whether you find yourself…