We’re still finishing off a few edits on our video and audio coverage of Maker Faire Africa this weekend, but while you wait here’s something for you. Michael Ettershank and Makwena Manamela fromĀ Business Day got this great little feature of the pop-up maker shop, where schoolkids were being taught how to hack telephones.

So there is life beyond the mobile revolution for these old handsets after all.

Adam is the Editorial Director at htxt media. He has been writing about technology for almost two full decades now. In a previous life, he was the editor of PC Format and Digital Camera Shopper in the UK, before going on to work as a freelance journalist for seven years. His work has appeared in or on Stuff, The Guardian, Linux Format, TechRadar, Wired.co.uk, PC Gamer, Green Futures, The Journalist, The Ecologist and The Review. Adam moved to South Africa in 2012 and loves 3D printers, MakerFairs and tech hubs. He hates seafood. None of his friends remember this when cooking.