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Category: Hacks + Mods

Game Boy Becomes a Controller for Android Phone Games

Game Boy Becomes a Controller for Android Phone Games
If you love being able to emulate classic games on your phone but hate the clumsy touchscreen controls, there is yet another answer. Look to the ghost of gaming past and hack a Game Boy to…

Shipping Container Sauna: If This Box is a Rockin’, Don’t Come a Knockin’

Shipping Container Sauna: If This Box is a Rockin’, Don’t Come a Knockin’
I’ve seen images of a hotel made up of shipping containers, and modern architects using them, but this is the first time I’ve seen one used as a sauna. There are plenty of these old containers…
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Steampunk Batman Blaster Pistol: Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?

Steampunk Batman Blaster Pistol: Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?
If you’ve ever read any of the Elseworlds trade paperbacks from the DC Universe, then you have seen your favorite heroes in “What if” scenarios – like Superman being a hero in Gotham while Batman is…

Homebrew Stun Baton: Dangerous DIY

Homebrew Stun Baton: Dangerous DIY
Are you a problem-solving field agent who refuses to use a gun to defend yourself? Or are you an Equalist looking to cover your subpar chi blocking skills? Then you’re as real as my readers. Badum-tish!…

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World
You have to be prepared for disasters – whether it is a hurricane, a tornado, a zombie apocalypse, whatever. The end result could be that you could be without power. Forget food and water and blankets.…

oneTesla Tesla Coil DIY Kit: Make Your Own Singing Lightning

oneTesla Tesla Coil DIY Kit: Make Your Own Singing Lightning
Tesla coils are one of scientists’ go to tool for making science appealing to kids. As if producing your own lightning wasn’t enough, tesla coils can also be used to produce music by pulsing its sparks…

Guy Builds Wind Tunnel-Cooled Computer to Help Cure Cancer

Guy Builds Wind Tunnel-Cooled Computer to Help Cure Cancer
I’ve had problems with computers and video game systems overheating over the years, so I’m all for good cooling systems. And while some computer modders have solved the problem by adding more cooling fans and heat…

Table Lamp with Charging Station or Power Strip with Bulb?

Table Lamp with Charging Station or Power Strip with Bulb?
There are two ways to solve the problems posed by the short cables in gadget chargers – we can either get longer cables or get more accessible outlets. Etsy artist Jordan Waters makes the latter: a…

Giant LEGO NES Controller Works with Normal Size NES Consoles

Giant LEGO NES Controller Works with Normal Size NES Consoles
How awesome is it that we live in a world with huge functional NES controllers? And those are just the ones we know about! Then there’s this one made by Baron Julius von Brunk, which is…

Nintendo 64 Stuffed in Game Boy Player, Makes GameCube Backwards Compatible

Nintendo 64 Stuffed in Game Boy Player, Makes GameCube Backwards Compatible
Console modder Jon Jandran aka Hailrazer is back with another Nintendo related project. Instead of working on portable versions of old game consoles, Hailrazer decided to combine two consoles – the Nintendo 64 and its successor,…

Flying Superman: Best R/C Plane Ever?

Flying Superman: Best R/C Plane Ever?
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird… It’s a plane… It’s the geekiest R/C plane ever! You will believe a man can fly. This awesome Superman R/C plane makes if feel like Metropolis and makes…

Cheap Wireless AirPlay Speaker Hack: Apple & Raspberry Pi

Cheap Wireless AirPlay Speaker Hack: Apple & Raspberry Pi
Tinkerers looking for a way to make their old speakers play nice with Apple’s AirPlay technology can now do so on the cheap, thanks to the Raspberry Pi, a neat hack made by Cambridge Engineering student…

Xbox 360 Bullet Buttons Get Lit up

Xbox 360 Bullet Buttons Get Lit up
I’ve already swapped out the buttons on one of my Xbox 360 controllerswith some bullet buttons, and they look cool. But now I’m really jealous because somebody is now selling a bullet button mod that actually…

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device

Auxo App Switcher Will Make You Want to Jailbreak Your iOS Device
Even though iOS has gone through six major revisions, multitasking remains one of the weakest facets of Apple’s mobile devices. A clever designer has set out to change all that and designed an app switcher that…

A Proposal in an iPad Box: Better than a Tablet?

A Proposal in an iPad Box: Better than a Tablet?
I got a ton of presents this Christmas, and I hope you did, too. There were some I liked, some I didn’t, and some that I absolutely loved. But regardless of the actual gift in the…

NES Controller Wireless Mouse: Great with Emulators

NES Controller Wireless Mouse: Great with Emulators
Back in 2008, Daniel Jansson designed a concept mouse based on the NES controller. Instructables member champx turned the concept into reality and made a wireless mouse that actually uses parts from an NES controller.…
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