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Category: Hacks + Mods

Brickit Builds a Mini LEGO-Sorting Factory

Brickit Builds a Mini LEGO-Sorting Factory
If you have built large creations with LEGO before, you know that keeping your bricks sorted is essential to keeping things in order. Otherwise it will drive you crazy looking for one specific part in a…
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Doom Plays on Calculators, Now in Color

Doom Plays on Calculators, Now in Color
This new calculator mod allows you to play Doom, not in monochrome, but in glorious color. There’s no sound in the game yet though, as the mod is still in the development stage. It runs on…
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Toolbox Boombox: for Garage Bands

Toolbox Boombox: for Garage Bands
Floyd Davis IV makes Gentleman’s Boomboxes – sound systems out of old suitcases and other types of luggage. If the idea sounds familiar, it’s because there’s something exactly like it – though Davis claims that the…
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Intel Offers Overclocking Warranty for its Processors: Modders Rejoice!

Intel Offers Overclocking Warranty for its Processors: Modders Rejoice!
If you are a hard-core overclocker ready to grab up a new Intel processor, you will so jizz your pants at this. Intel has announced that it is now offering an add-on warranty on certain Core…
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Skyrim My Little Pony Mod: The Stuff of Nightmares

Skyrim My Little Pony Mod: The Stuff of Nightmares
I used to ride My Little Pony, until I took an arrow to the knee. Thankfully, I can still get some My Little Pony Action in a horrifying, flying little girl toy way. A geek going…
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Steampunk Sony VAIO F Goes Back to the Victorian Era

Steampunk Sony VAIO F Goes Back to the Victorian Era
Is your laptop feeling too modern and shiny for you? Why not give it a retro redo? With the eCog Mercury mod, you can give your Sony VAIO a serious steampunk makeover, and send your 21st…
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Car with Dual Power Windows: Now it’s Tinted, Now it’s Not

Car with Dual Power Windows: Now it’s Tinted, Now it’s Not
I don’t often post about automotive technology, hacks or mods because I don’t know a lot about cars, but this one is too neat to pass up: a car with two sets of front windows, a…
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GLaDOS Voice on Garmin GPS: Question is, Do You Trust Her?

GLaDOS Voice on Garmin GPS: Question is, Do You Trust Her?
…because the researchers at Aperture Science did, and look what happened to them. But if you’re brave enough, a Redditor has created a GLaDOS voice for Garmin Nuvi GPS devices and is sharing it free of…
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Board of Awesomeness Kinect Longboard Uses Everything but Your Feet to Make It Move

Board of Awesomeness Kinect Longboard Uses Everything but Your Feet to Make It Move
The Kinect was designed to make it easier for us to command software, but the guys at Chaotic Moon Labs knew they could make it move actual objects. The result? The Board of Awesomeness, a motorized…
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MakerBot Replicator: Out of Star Trek into Your Own Garage!

MakerBot Replicator: Out of Star Trek into Your Own Garage!
I’ve always been a fan of 3D printers, especially when nowadays you can have one in your garage or basement and just print away. Bre Pettis has unveiled the latest edition of the MakerBot 3D printer.…
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LanZilla RC Casemod: Off-Road Computing

LanZilla RC Casemod: Off-Road Computing
Having a moveable computer case won’t come in handy in daily use, but it would save you a lot of time and back pain when you do need to move or transport it. Which is why…
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Twine: Hassle Free Hardware Hacking

Twine: Hassle Free Hardware Hacking
The web has been buzzing about this wonder device for a while now, but I think it’s still worth sharing here on our blog because it will allow you to replicate some of the hacks that…
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Princess Leia Vaporgram: Steam Wars, Nothing but Steam Wars

Princess Leia Vaporgram: Steam Wars, Nothing but Steam Wars
This amazing-looking hologram-like display is made out of a two-dimensional image that’s projected onto a curtain of water vapor. The whole thing looks incredible, and quite realistic. I guess that Leia should have been pleading for…
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Kinect-Controlled Cat Brushing Robot: One Small Step for Robot, One Giant Motion-Controlled Leap for Mankind

Kinect-Controlled Cat Brushing Robot: One Small Step for Robot, One Giant Motion-Controlled Leap for Mankind
The inverse proportion of awesome Kinect hacks to decent Kinect games continues. Software engineer Taylor Veltrop used a combination of store-bought items and his non-store-bought brain to come up with a robot that mimics his movements…
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PS Vita Plays Sega Genesis Games

PS Vita Plays Sega Genesis Games
The PS Vita recently launched in Japan with a bunch of games, but none of those games were old Sega classics like Sonic The Hedgehog. A developer has corrected Sony’s oversight and managed to get a…
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Android and iOS Grand Theft Auto III Can Run Old PC Mods

Android and iOS Grand Theft Auto III Can Run Old PC Mods
There were a lot of happy gamers when it was announced that Rockstar was bringing GTA III to the iPhone and Android devices out there. The game has been around for ten years now and was…
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