Seven steps to protect your new tech and load it with apps you actually want.
The documented teardown has become a necessary part of any gadget's release. But why do we feel this need to take our gear apart?
Ditch that Arduino for an even easier way to build a microcontroller project
The best picks for the advanced tablet.
Think of the children.
Things will change when iPadOS splits with iOS 13.
Augmented reality, a redesigned App Store, and other new tricks your iPhone just learned.
Share your work with the world.
Tips and apps for peace of mind
Your ideal device is out there.
You don't need paint or Paint to make a masterpiece.
Never get lost again
Make your computing even more portable.
Get amped up to learn the watts and volts about refueling your devices.
10 features to keep in mind.
Never misplace your phone again.
Preparation is key.
Show off cute baby pics without losing your privacy.
Turn yourself into a bookworm.
Learn to take a break.
A little hacking goes a long way
Grab that screengrab
Bigger text, hands-free controls, and read-aloud options.
Radio-controlled, that is
Making AirPlay ever more useful
DARPA's community-designed FLYPMODE car was presented to President Obama last week
Everything you need to do before selling or recycling your devices
Step one: Stop panicking.
Last-minute digital presents you can send on Christmas Eve.
Your friends and family will thank you.
For when microwaving isn't easy enough.
Holiday presents for the tots on your list
Your phone, your vacuum, your printer—these are pricey items. Don't waste your money.
Keep hackers at bay
Ready, player one?
How to send a folded flyer screaming 100 feet or more: Just add a motor-and a lot of juice
We shouldn't punish students who are trying to understand how their world works.
While other kids played cops and robbers, our columnist made his own explosives. See how to make your own in our video
These designers, aged 11 to 17, have big ideas.
Been inspired by our How 2.0 projects? Send us pictures of the stuff you're makingâ€”or breaking
Keep it safe and keep it stored; blade disposal is just the beginning in this week's edition
To win the grand prize of a BUGbase and four BUGmodules, we want you to build your dream BUG yourself!
An extra panel system called ZIP saves the day
An easy way to send a TV signal anywhere
A homebuilt superhero suit that looks as good as the silver-screen version
The most futuristic device you can have in your living room...hacked
The true test of trust in science
The science, the creation, the business, and the fun of toys
Pimp your abode with these home-improvement products.
A Wisconsin engineer has produced a cheaper, more durable version of Defense Distributed's 3-D printed pistol on an inexpensive, consumer-grade printer.
Home Depot is closing its last seven big-box stores in China, citing a lack of a DIY ethos among the Chinese. But while sales may be flat, China's maker culture still thrives. Have YOU ever built yourself a helicopter?
Use Apple's media streamer to surf the Web, connect with your iPhone, and watch non-iTunes videos on your flat-screen
Any scientist can tell you how people catch fire in the movies. Only our columnist sets himself ablaze
Hackett distills some drinkable biofuel
The tale of a teen physics prodigy
There are options besides Donald Trump and Sexy Pizza Rat...
Using basic kitchen supplies
Keep your digital memories safe
Siri or Cortana aren't just for your phone
Make sense of operating systems, specs, and more
Let video be your guide.
Outsource your memory.
Get to grips with Apple's streaming app.
Safely buy and sell your products.
Tweet like a pro.
Seven essential phone apps for your next project.
Create harmony between your gadgets.
Free up some spare room.
Protect your images, videos, and writing.
Fixes for Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS.
Keep calling and texting.
Recycle old tech at e-waste centers.
From Apple to Google.
Time for a privacy check-up.
How to build shortcuts for your digital assistant.
Instant delivery, and no wrapping required.
Make your diet green in every way.
Don't leave your tunes behind.
Forge bonds without screws, glues, or fancy gear
Bring all of your lights, thermostats, and power outlets under the control of one digital assistant.
The guide to a more soothing visual experience on Android, iPhone, Windows, Youtube, Reddit, Slack, and more.
Update yourself before you update your phone.
Kits to get them hooked.
For when you just want to make a non-dairy drink by yourself.
David Hunt doesn't get out a circular saw to hack a hole in his door when he gets a dog. No, David Hunt aims for something much bigger, a difficult and precise project that is, functionally, about the same as a doggie door but much more rewarding. And silly. Here he presents the bark-triggered door unlocker.
These videos will make you smile.
No matter what's bothering you about them.
What to look for—and what to do about it.
Good news: These bloodsuckers can't jump.
Keep it on a need-to-know basis
We asked, you answered-the projects in our DIY Halloween contest include pumpkin bombs, pumpkin 'bots and one very disturbing pumpkin garment. Scary!
Fill your favorite nerd's stocking with Make's holiday gift guide
LEGOs aren't just for kids. They're also a maker's best friend.