Hands-On Gifts for Hackers, Makers and the DIY Obsessed

Hi there, I'm Phil. I live in an electronics factory, and regularly need to pluck microcontrollers out of my feet when walking around barefoot. I thought I could bring some of that joy to you in a gift guide. » 11/18/09 1:00pm 11/18/09 1:00pm

At Gizmodo Gallery: Free DIY Laser Etching

I've always been fascinated with the idea of laser etching all my tech gear, and it looks like I would finally be able to do it at the Gizmodo Gallery. Thanks to Make's Phil Torrone and his laser machine, anyone walking in the Gizmodo Gallery would be able to tattoo their metal gadgets with Phil's laser,… » 11/25/08 11:15am 11/25/08 11:15am

Maker Faire Hits Bay Area May 3 and 4

Maker Faire is in town again, hitting up the bay area with their ridiculously dangerous projects and robots and flaming robot projects this May 3 and 4. If you're in town, you should stop by and see what the crazy doctor Phil Torrone has cooking for you. At the very least, you can stop by and say hi to the Giz folks… » 4/22/08 5:45pm 4/22/08 5:45pm