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Category: Hacks + Mods

Computational Hydrographics Applies Patterns Precisely: Copy Paste Connoisseur

Computational Hydrographics Applies Patterns Precisely: Copy Paste Connoisseur
Hydrographics or water transfer printing lets you apply graphics to objects in one pass. It gives a uniform finish and can be used even with large objects. And watching it is a great timewaster. But it’s…
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Original PlayStation Turned into a Clock: Game Time

Original PlayStation Turned into a Clock: Game Time
The original PlayStation debuted in 1994. You probably still have one in your closet somewhere. Well, if yours is not working and you want a project, you can turn it into a clock, just like Twitter…
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Nintendo DS Lite to Game Boy Advance Mod: Nintendo SS

Nintendo DS Lite to Game Boy Advance Mod: Nintendo SS
Do you have a Nintendo DS Lite with a broken top screen? Anthony Thomas can turn it into a Game Boy Advance for you. Anthony calls the resulting modded device the Game Boy Macro. Here’s one…
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Makey Makey Go: Turn Objects into Keyboards Anywhere, Anytime

Makey Makey Go: Turn Objects into Keyboards Anywhere, Anytime
Jay Silver is back on Kickstarter with an even smaller version of his simple but versatile USB keypad, the MaKey MaKey. Aside from its smaller form the Makey Makey Go also has a keyring and a…
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Better Re Turns Used Phone Batteries into Battery Packs: Power Cycle

Better Re Turns Used Phone Batteries into Battery Packs: Power Cycle
Enlighten Today is working on the smartphone battery equivalent of hard drive enclosures. The Better Re is a housing that turns used phone batteries into external battery packs. Not only does this reduce waste and make…
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C.H.I.P. Computer Costs Only $9: Talk is Cheap, Making’s Even Cheaper

C.H.I.P. Computer Costs Only $9: Talk is Cheap, Making’s Even Cheaper
Like mobile devices, single-board computers or SBCs are getting smaller and more affordable at a rapid pace. One of the latest in the long line of SBCs is the C.H.I.P., a tiny computer with an even…
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Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller

Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller
Last month we looked at the Bliss-Box 4-Play, an adapter that lets you connect up to four classic gamepads and other controllers simultaneously to PCs, Android devices, the Raspberry Pi and the PS3. If you’re looking…
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Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego
We’ve featured a few augmented reality tattoos before, but in all of them the QR code or bar code were visible, if not the only figure drawn onto the skin. Illustrator Sutu’s take on the permanent…
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Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!
As someone who’s never owned a Windows computer or any gaming computer for that matter, I was very surprised when I found out that the Mass Effect games for Windows never launched with and still don’t…
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Custom Fierce Deity Toon Link Amiibo: Minora’s Mask

Custom Fierce Deity Toon Link Amiibo: Minora’s Mask
Behold, the Hylian god’s only begotten son! Redditor xxIvoteforSBelmontXX turned a Toon Link Amiibo into the Hero of Time’s Fierce Deity form from Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Link’s super-powered form does appear in the Super…
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Electric Typewriter Modded to Make ASCII Art Portraits: Chartography

Electric Typewriter Modded to Make ASCII Art Portraits: Chartography
Last month we saw artist Dmitry Morozov’s 8-bit instant camera. His latest work is an even more primitive camera. Dmitry calls it the i/o, an electric typewriter that makes portraits using ASCII characters. The i/o is…
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Orbit1 Desktop Metal Plating Machine: Modder’s Touch

Orbit1 Desktop Metal Plating Machine: Modder’s Touch
We already have 3D printers that can make objects out of metal or metal composites, but if all you want is a metal coating then the Orbit1 might be for you. It’s a compact electroplating machine…
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Onion Omega Single Board Computer Will Have Vets and Newbies Crying Tears of Joy

Onion Omega Single Board Computer Will Have Vets and Newbies Crying Tears of Joy
Between the Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other development boards, it seems like makers already have more than enough small computers to choose from. But Onion Corporation believes its upcoming Omega will be welcomed with open arms…
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Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid

Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid
Christian Poulsen liked the BB-8 droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens so much that he decided to make his own. He actually made the droid you see here in less than a day, which is…
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DIY Portable Electronics Experiment Station: Lapshop

DIY Portable Electronics Experiment Station: Lapshop
Like many makers, Instructables member Gizmologist was running out of room on her workbench because of all her projects. So she decided to make a compact and self-contained toolkit to test electronics. She ended up packing…
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Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children: The Rachel Project

Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children: The Rachel Project
In 2005, bomb technician David Hyche was looking for a way for his blind but fiercely independent 2-year-old daughter Rachel to participate in their church’s Easter Egg hunt. David read about the Blind Children’s Center’s beeping…
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