Gadgets are great, who doesn’t love them? When they work, that is. Yup, that’s right, they do have a nasty little habit of breaking. Plus, accessories, like chargers and speakers can be hard to find and expensive. Technology can also be rather annoying in other ways. For instance, don’t you hate it when your ear buds or cords get all tangled up? Luckily, there’s a solution to this problem and 11 other gadget-related nightmares in this handy list of technology hacks. Check it out!
A binder clip can stand in for a broken keyboard leg.
Binder clips are also great for organizing your cords and leads.
You can make a cool laptop stand out of PVC pipe.
Or why not make your own pair of touch screen gloves by adding conductive thread to regular ones? Instructions here.
You can make an attractive iPad stand out of an old cutting board. Instructions here.
If you own a Mac Book Pro…did you know you can store ear buds like this? Magic, go on try it!
Why not turn a composition notebook into an iPad cover? Instructions here.
Make a phone holder out of an up-cycled shampoo or lotion bottle.
Create makeshift speakers out of a toilet roll and two Solo cups.
Make use of old gift cards by using them to store otherwise tangled ear buds.
Use a (clean!) plastic zip lock bag to watch movies in-flight.
Use a spring from an old pen to keep your charger from bending and breaking.