If you like to tweak, disassemble, re-create, and invent cool new
uses for technology, you'll love MAKE our new quarterly
publication for the inquisitive do-it-yourselfer.
issue is packed with projects to help you make the most of all the
technology in your life. Everything from home entertainment systems,
to laptops, to a host of PDAs is fair game. If there's a way to hack
it, tweak it, bend it, or remix it, you will find out about it in
This isn't another gadget magazine.
MAKE focuses on cool things you can do to make technology work
the way you want it to. The publication is inspired by our bestselling
Hacks series books but with a twist. MAKE is a mook (rhymes
with book). We ve combined the excitement, unexpectedness, and visual
appeal of a magazine with the permanence and in-depth instructiveness
of a how-to book.
Whether you're a geek or hacker who
delights in creating new uses for technology, or a Saturday afternoon
tinkerer who loves to get his hands dirty, you'll keep every issue of
MAKE on your bookshelf for years to come. Our premier issue,
available in February 2005, includes 220 pages packed with tips and
- how to create a $14 stabilizer for
your video camera with readily available household items
- how to use an ordinary kite to take extraordinary
professional quality aerial digital photos
- how to get
rid of that tangle of wires by creating your own 5-in-1 network cable
- how to decipher the magnetic stripe on your credit card
to find out what your credit card company really knows about you and
Every quarter, MAKE will
contain a unique set of innovative ideas and creations for a variety
of new technologies, including mobile devices, in-car computers, web
services, digital media, wireless and home networking, and computer
hardware. Visit MAKE's web site: make.oreilly.com.