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Category: Hacks + Mods

Punching Pro: The Literal Punching Bag

Punching Pro: The Literal Punching Bag
Kris Tressiden is working on something with a lot of potential: a robotic punching bag that punches back. He calls it the Punching Pro. Apparently the current model is powered by a couple of 12-volt windshield…
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LockIfNotHot Locks PC If Temperature Drops, Not If User is Ugly

LockIfNotHot Locks PC If Temperature Drops, Not If User is Ugly
We’ve featured a Bluetooth-based program that automatically locks Windows PCs when the user walks away. Here’s another approach to automatically locking a computer. While the Bluetooth-based program relied on proximity, Didier Stevens’ program LockIfNotHot works in…
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iPhone 4 & iPad 2 Head Tracking via Front Camera: It’s 3DTime!

iPhone 4 & iPad 2 Head Tracking via Front Camera: It’s 3DTime!
I’m sure most of you have seen Johnny Chung Lee’s Wii head tracking demo. But while Lee had to use a Wiimote and IR diodes (and a PC) for his hack, Jeremie Francone and Laurence Nigay…
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4×4 IN WIN PC CaseMod Goes Off-Road

4×4 IN WIN PC CaseMod Goes Off-Road
Here’s a fun casemod for fans of off-road vehicles. This PC got its humble beginnings in one of those modern IN WIN cases, but once the modder was done with it, the thing turned into a…
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Ben Heck Makes Motion Detecting Hand Sanitizer: No, He Didn’t Use a Kinect

Ben Heck Makes Motion Detecting Hand Sanitizer: No, He Didn’t Use a Kinect
Ben Heck may have earned fame and fortune (and possibly love) by creating custom video game devices, but that doesn’t mean that that’s all he’s good for. In the latest episode of The Ben Heck Show…
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Wii UNLimited Edition: Unnecessary But Cool Water-Cooling

Wii UNLimited Edition: Unnecessary But Cool Water-Cooling
I get the point about cooling an Xbox 360. Those suckers overheat pretty quickly, but the Nintendo Wii? I’ve never heard any complaints over that console’s heat, but that didn’t stop Angel OD from the Bit-Tech…
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Ping-Pong Ball Clock: Table Tennis Tells Time

Ping-Pong Ball Clock: Table Tennis Tells Time
Got 105 spare ping-pong balls, and an equivalent number of LEDs lying around? Yep, thought so. Well if you’re looking for something to do with all those random objects, the guys over at Hack A Day…
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Super NES Hacked Into Super Classic Video Game Console

Super NES Hacked Into Super Classic Video Game Console
Up until now the SNES mods we’ve featured involved stuffing PC guts inside the case. Instructables member vigothecarpathian also did the same to an old SNES, but he didn’t stop there – he also added several…
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Invisible Ink Printer Hack: Way Too Much Work For Something You Can’t See

Invisible Ink Printer Hack: Way Too Much Work For Something You Can’t See
If you ever wanted to send secret messages using your computer, you could just embed secret messages in your image files. But if you want to print out hidden messages, you can hack your inkjet printer…
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Computer Parts Robot Has Intel and AMD in Its Bloodstream

Computer Parts Robot Has Intel and AMD in Its Bloodstream
I always wonder what to do with all the bits and pieces of obsolete technology I have lying around. Sure, I donate what I can to schools, but I’ve even been turned down there when the…
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Xbox 2600: Ben Heck Builds Atari-Themed Xbox 360 Laptop

Xbox 2600: Ben Heck Builds Atari-Themed Xbox 360 Laptop
Atari will be re-releasing some of their classic games on Xbox Live, and to help promote it they’ve asked modder Ben Heck to create an Atari-inspired Xbox 360 laptop. At first I thought he was going…
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PS3: It Only Does Kinect

PS3: It Only Does Kinect
The inevitable has finally happened – someone has hacked the Kinect so it can be used to control a PS3. Of all the crazy and creative Kinect hacks I’ve ever seen, this one takes the cake.…
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Guitar Shotgun: An Axe and a Gun in One

Guitar Shotgun: An Axe and a Gun in One
I always thought those flicks with Antonio Banderas where his guitar case is actually a gun were pretty cool. The police recently seized the weapon that Banderas should have had from a man in Sweden. The…
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DIVpc is One Angry Drunk Computer Casemod

DIVpc is One Angry Drunk Computer Casemod
This computer looks a little pissed – and by that I mean that he looks both angry and drunk. And whatever you do, don’t mess with his bottle of Wild Turkey or you might end up…
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Kinect Puffersphere Has its Eye on You

Kinect Puffersphere Has its Eye on You
This may well be the coolest Kinect hack I have seen yet, despite the fact that it serves no purpose. I can only imagine how awesome this would be as a Halloween decoration. The geeks behind…
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Geek Sticks iPad 2 to Fridge Door Using Smart Cover Magnets: Next Up, Shattered iPad 2

Geek Sticks iPad 2 to Fridge Door Using Smart Cover Magnets: Next Up, Shattered iPad 2
This is disaster waiting to happen right here. I can understand the need for people to mount their iPad in strange places. If you are in the kitchen cooking it might be nice to mount your…
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