Today we’re going on a tour of the only pinball machine factory in China. We get to see how they’re rapidly prototyping and making hundreds or maybe even thousands of custom parts, taking advantage of the amazing Shenzhen ecosystem and supply chain.

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One million is a crazy number. And we’re just getting started. Thank you guys so much!

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Akihabara might be known as the center of the anime, video game, and manga universe. But its roots are in its electronics markets – some of the coolest in the world! Today, we’re exploring the back alleys and cramped corridors with John Daub from the channel Only in Japan. Go subscribe to John’s channel, Only […]

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I tried out YouTube Premieres, and it went really poorly (but I had a lot of fun in the process). I wanted to share with you guys a bit more of the behind the scenes on what happened, what I did to try and fix it, and where we go from here. Watch the RFID […]

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When I took apart the RFID tag from the cashierless store I ran across in Yiwu, China, my friend Stuart challenged me to try and make my own RFID tag. And it sent me on adventure that took me around the world, to meet some really amazing people! Learn more about Impinj: https://www.impinj.com/ Buy the […]

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Always wanted to make your own iPhone, but don’t know how? I’m finally sharing all the tips and tricks I learned during all of my iPhone building and hacking adventures here in Shenzhen, China. Thanks to iFixit for partnering with me on this video!

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You guys have been asking me for a long while now – Is it possible to add wireless charging to an older iPhone? Could you add wireless charging to an iPhone 7 or even a 6s? But it sounded pretty hard, so I held off. But I recently got a twitter DM from a Chinese […]

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What are all the different parts you need to build your own iPhone 7? Sure, the main parts you need are a logic board, screen, battery, and case, but what about the rest? You guys kept emailing, messaging, and leaving comments asking me, so I finally sat down and made a list of all the […]

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We randomly found a cashier-less, employee-less convenience store in Yiwu, China, and of course we had to try it out. But once we did, I was dying to know more about how the technology worked. So I took some of the RFID tags back to my apartment in Shenzhen, and started taking things apart! This […]

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Today we’re visiting JLCPCB (https://jlcpcb.com/e), one of the largest prototype PCB manufacturers in China. We’re getting an exclusive factory tour of one of their newest printed circuit board factories in Huizhou, just outside of Shenzhen, to see the PCB manufacturing process step-by-step. Are you an electronics geek or a DIY enthusiast that loves soldering projects […]

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