File this one under smartphone hacks that are definitely unnecessary but insanely fun. When simple science meets smartphones, the result is a nifty little “hack” that can be performed in just a few minutes for less than $1 in supplies. In fact, this might be one of the coolest little iPhone and Android phone hacks we’ve ever seen, allowing you to transform any smartphone into a 3D hologram projector in no time at all.
Using just a few cheap items — in fact, you definitely have almost everything you’ll need for this hack lying around the house — YouTube user “Mrwhosetheboss” will teach you how to transform your smartphone into a 3D hologram projector in a matter of minutes. This is definitely one of those hacks that is so simple and yet so cool that you just have to sit back for a moment and appreciate it.
Here are all of the supplies you’ll need:
- Graph paper
- A CD or DVD jewel case
- Tape or super glue
- A pen
- A sharp knife or a glass cutter
- Your smartphone
Now that you have everything you need to perform this nifty little hack, sit back, press play on the YouTube video embedded below, and prepare to be wowed.