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TinkerBrick™ Creativity Formula

25 July
Creativity Formula Diagram

TinkerBrick’s cases, besides just looking good, have been designed to bring out the creative genius in everyone. They are designed to connect your favorite building bricks with iOS™, along with all the goodies that are found in your sweet idevice. As always, TinkerBrick™ cases are the only building brick compatible cases which connect in all dimensions: […]

Lapse It App

22 July

The Lapse It App comes in two flavors, as is usually the case: free and paid. Both will allow you to create pretty amazing time lapse movies using your favorite iDevice (works for Android too). Of course, if you’re doing time lapse photography, you’ll need to create some kind of rig to hold your device […]

Building Brick LCD Projector

14 April

This project idea shows how you can make an LCD projector using your iDevice, a TinkerBrick™ case, an old magnifying glass and some building bricks. While it doesn’t work as well as one you’d buy from the store, that’s not the point, is it? Have some fun, experiment with light and bring some new life […]

30 Second iPod Mount

31 December
Lego iPod Case Mount

Here’s a real simple way to mount your device for easy attachment and removal, using only two pieces  and some instant glue.   Step 1: Snap a couple bricks into place on the back of your TinkerBrick™ case. 2 x 6 plates work well.   Step 2: Put instant glue on the bottom of the two […]

iDevice Steady-cam Project

07 October
steady cam

In this project, you will see how you can create a steady-cam using your spare bricks, your TinkerBrick™ Case and a counterweight. “What’s a steady-cam?”, you ask. It’s an ingenious device that uses a gimbal, an arm and a counter-weight to steady a camera while the camera operator moves around. Of course, your iDevice has […]

Makego App

22 September
TinkerBrick Case

For the younger set, there is a really nice app called Makego. (Available on iTunes) Together with the TinkerBrick case, it allows for all kinds of inventive play, extending the functionality of your building bricks as well as the iPod. From the iTunes description: What is it? Makego turns your iPhone / iPod Touch into […]

Zio App

03 September
TinkerBrick and Zio

Zio is a nice little app ($.99 on iTunes) that produces some great visualizations. It comes with several loaded presets which can be reconfigured to your liking. This app allows you to change many settings, producing  a huge array of visualizations. A really nice feature is the ability to make your visualizations sound-reactive. The quality of […]

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