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Category: Hacks + Mods

LEGO ATM Doesn’t Charge Any Fees for Withdrawals

LEGO ATM Doesn’t Charge Any Fees for Withdrawals
If you’re a regular Technabob reader, I think it’s clear that you can make just about anything using LEGO bricks. Take for instance, this ATM machine, made using LEGO NXT components. LEGO-master Ronald McCrae’s incredible Brick…

Kid Makes His Own iPad Stand

Kid Makes His Own iPad Stand
The day my iPad came through the door, my kids were all over me to let them play with it. My 5-year-old daughter calls it the “big iPhone” and loves to play games on it. My…
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Play NES Games on Your Kindle, Sorta.

Play NES Games on Your Kindle, Sorta.
I wondered how long it would take for someone to hack the Amazon Kindle in order to play games. Unfortunately, from what I’ve seen, the games don’t look all that cool on that monochrome e-ink screen.…

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs
A young Togolese man named Sam Todo made a humanoid robot “almost entirely from old television sets.” Todo built the robot as a way of encouraging his fellow Africans to become more interested in science and…

PS3 Gets Truly Luggable, Courtesy of Compaq

PS3 Gets Truly Luggable, Courtesy of Compaq
In the ultimate insult to his shiny new Sony PS3, modder Baron Von Shaggy took his modern-day gaming console and shoved it inside a crusty old Compaq portable computer. Shaggy ripped out the guts of the…

Custom Cover Steampunks Your iMac

Custom Cover Steampunks Your iMac
The steampunk aesthetic is cool from a design point of view. I can appreciate the hard work that goes into some of the steampunk creations we have seen. I don’t think the style suits my personal…

Messenger Dog: a Phone on All Fours

Messenger Dog: a Phone on All Fours
In an emergency, knowing where your loved ones are and how they’re doing helps remove a lot of the stress. While portable communication devices like phones are already part of our everyday lives, they’re not always…

Megaman Effect: Best Mac App Launcher Ever

Megaman Effect: Best Mac App Launcher Ever
I don’t how else to say this, but the MegaMan Effect is a very…Windowish application, but I sure am glad it’s available to us Mac users. When it’s turned on, every app that you launch gets…

IPad Stand Without the Apple Tax

IPad Stand Without the Apple Tax
New York Times’ Multimedia Editor Andrew Devigal has found an unbelievably cheap alternative to iPad stands – a business card holder from Office Depot. The price? $0.69 (USD). And the card holder is no mere compromise.…

Xbox 360 Bejeweled in Swarovski Crystals: for Videogame Playas

Xbox 360 Bejeweled in Swarovski Crystals: for Videogame Playas
How funny would it be if this thing Red Rings? And then when the owner returns it to Microsoft for repairs, it comes back with the bling “cleaned off”. Actually Microsoft owns this special Xbox. Microsoft…

Xcm Vbox2 Advanced Adapter Lets You Play Console Games on Your Pc Screen

Xcm Vbox2 Advanced Adapter Lets You Play Console Games on Your Pc Screen
Let’s say you’ve got an video game console sitting in your room, and already have a computer with its own monitor. Unless you’re fortunate enough to have a computer display with auxiliary video inputs, you’d need…

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself
This insane looking computer setup lets the guy controlling it play numerous MMORPG sessions of the same game at the same time. Hacked together by Zhek Kromtor, his computing rig is used for playing multiple rounds…

Recycled Cassette Tape Neckties: Audible Wear

Recycled Cassette Tape Neckties: Audible Wear
Alyce Santoro’s Sonic Fabric line of neckties not only look cool, but they should hold a special appeal for New Yorkers: they’re made using 50% colored thread and 50% cassette tape, and the latter has been…

Beer Bottles Into Glasses, Best Recycling Method Ever?

Beer Bottles Into Glasses, Best Recycling Method Ever?
I am not a beer drinker, I have a hard enough time controlling what I say and do sober. Give me a beer and things go off track fast. I will drink the bejeebers out of…

David Hasselhoff’S Voice Now Available on Navtones

David Hasselhoff’S Voice Now Available on Navtones
MY EYES! OH GOD MY EYES! If I wasn’t a touch typist (or if I wasn’t all mean and stuff), that picture would have never been posted and your lunch would still be in your tummy…

3rd Person Driving in Real Life: a Panoramic View of Failure

3rd Person Driving in Real Life: a Panoramic View of Failure
A lot of gamers – myself included – prefer to use the third-person point of view when driving vehicles in video games. I just find it easier to steer if I can see how far my…
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