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Turn an old Apple iMac into an aquarium yourself, or buy one ready to go

Turn an old Apple iMac into an aquarium yourself, or buy one ready to go

By 21 November 2014

We've heard of recycling but this is just ingenious. Apple iMacs have been turned into great looking fish tanks and now you can own one. Jake Harms thinks outside of the box, or inside the iMac in this case, and has come up with a brilliant adaptation... >>

Black & Decker Gyro Driver pictures and hands-on

Black & Decker Gyro Driver pictures and hands-on

By 17 October 2012

There are some who can be forgiven for thinking that the Black & Decker Gyro Driver (BDCS36G) is just another powered screwdriver, and a fat-handled one at that. However, they would be wrong. Yes, it's a screwdriver. Yes, it's powered. And yes, it does... >>

Win a Worx Icon power tool kit

Win a Worx Icon power tool kit

By 1 August 2011

Pocket-lint has teamed up with Worx Icon to bring you the chance of winning the ultimate DIY power tool kit. Whether you’re a DIY novice or handy around the home, the right tools can make the difference between a homemade masterpiece or a DIY disaster.... >>

Pixel Qi offers DIY screen replacement kits

Pixel Qi offers DIY screen replacement kits

By 8 March 2010

Display company Pixel Qi has announced that it'll shortly begin selling DIY kits to convert your laptop's display into one of its transflective screens. On its blog, the company said that performing the conversion is "only slightly more difficult than... >>

Duracell unveils Daylite torch range

Duracell unveils Daylite torch range

By 14 January 2010

Duracell has unveiled an upgraded range of torches, which it has nicknamed "Daylite". Aimed at professionals, DIY enthusiasts and general consumers, Duracell claims that the range delivers 20x more brightness than a standard 5mm LED found in the cheapest... >>

Bostitch Palm Nailer promises stressfree DIY

Bostitch Palm Nailer promises stressfree DIY

By 10 October 2008

Hands up all of you who have managed to hammer your fingers instead of the nail they are unsteadily holding in place? Bostitch reckons it has a solution in its Palm Nailer, which is a devise you hold in your palm, hover over a nail, and "bang, bang, bang",... >>

Black and Decker launches Automotive tools range

Black and Decker launches Automotive tools range

By 16 August 2007

Black & Decker has launched of new range of Automotive products. The world's largest tool co's new offerings are available from Argos and includes some consumer-friendly motoring devices. The the new SIMPLE START battery booster gives flat batteries the... >>

Flat wire to be hidden under paint

Flat wire to be hidden under paint

By 1 May 2007

Decorating has never been easy, especially with a full surround-sound system. One solution has been to lay wires beneath carpets and rugs, another - to chip into the wall and polyfiller over the wire, or one modern solution is to get everything wireless.... >>

SeeSnake peeps 3 feet

SeeSnake peeps 3 feet

By 17 April 2007

You know those scenes in Hollywood movies or GRAW when the SWAT team snakes a camera under the door before bursting in to attack, well now you can do the same too. The SeeSnake Micro, is a camera with a 2.5-inch LCD display followed by a 3-foot cable... >>

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GoferX cordless screwdriver

By 13 January 2006

B&Q, the purveyors of DIY in the UK, thinks it has just the thing to complete any flat-pack induced shopping spree at IKEA - a cordless screwdriver. But can the device, which costs under £20, be meaty enough for the job? We get screwing to find out.... >>


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