When was the last time you used your computer's disc drive? What about your DVD player? E-waste is all around us, but as the brilliant Instructables user behind this $60 3D printer proves, there's plenty to be done with it—if you've got some engineering chops.
YouTube is about to hit peak saturation on those 'old computer hardware plays random song' videos thanks to Simon Schoar's RumbleRail. Instead of random components all hastily hacked together, it lets anyone build a rather elegant-looking floppy disk jukebox that plays any MIDI file from an SD card.
At a time when most portable 2.5-in. USB drives are maxing out in the 160GB to 200GB range, Fujitsu decided to set its own amazing 300GB platter to the task. Today it unveiled a 300GB bus-powered external drive that should be in stores by September. It's got a 16-point omnidirectional shock mounting plus an integrated…