New tech gadget guide puts plans in your hands

BY HEATHER NEWMAN
Knight Ridder Newspapers

(KRT) – There has been a flood of magazines on the market lately that emphasize tech gadgets you can buy (led by Conde Nast’s successful Cargo ). But another new entry focuses on gadgets you can build.

O’Reilly Media, publishers of the popular series of Hacks instructional trade paperbacks, is introducing Make, a quarterly magazine that walks you through complex home-electronics projects with photos and step-by-step instructions.

The premiere issue, for example, teaches you how to build a magnetic card reader, a video camera stabilizer (for $14) and a kite rig so you can take aerial photographs.

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