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Category: Hacks + Mods

DIY iPhone Snail Mail Notifier: Doesn’t Filter Spam Though

DIY iPhone Snail Mail Notifier: Doesn’t Filter Spam Though
…or false alarms for that matter. That’s because Matt Richardson’s project only involves a sensor that detects when his mailbox is opened, whether or not important mail or any mail is put inside. But it’s still…
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Kinect X-Ray Hack: No Those Aren’t Your Innards

Kinect X-Ray Hack: No Those Aren’t Your Innards
How’d you like to be able to see your insides courtesy of your Microsoft Kinect. Sorry, you can’t. But thanks to this hack, you might be able to use the Kinect to see a virtual model…
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Xbox 360 + Toaster = XToaster360

Xbox 360 + Toaster = XToaster360
What happens when you rip the guts out of a four-slice toaster, and replace them with the innards of an Xbox 360? Well, it stops making english muffins, but it does play CoD: Black Ops now.…
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iPhone-Controlled Mini Fridge Beer Cannon

iPhone-Controlled Mini Fridge Beer Cannon
When you’re watching the big game, or in the middle of a marathon gaming session, you don’t want to have to get up and go get yourself a cold one. Why? Because you’re lazy. Don’t be…
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Fail0verflow Pwns PS3 with Epic Hack Allowing Any Software to be Run on PS3

Fail0verflow Pwns PS3 with Epic Hack Allowing Any Software to be Run on PS3
We have had PS3 hacks around for a long time, but typically, they are plugged with new firmware just about as fast as they are published. Sony doesn’t like hacks for its console and likes us…
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iPhone 4 + HTC Aria + Game Boy = My Brain Hurts

iPhone 4 + HTC Aria + Game Boy = My Brain Hurts
I really have no idea what’s going on here, but this hack involves an iPhone 4, and HTC Aria Android OS phone and an old Game Boy. Best I can tell, Goteking’s Game Boy has been…
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ShockSlayer’s Wii Portable Skips the Disc

ShockSlayer’s Wii Portable Skips the Disc
How’s this for an impressive feat? This Nintendo Wii is completely portable, with everything needed to play hundreds of games built into a single compact device.…
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AMD Radeon HD 6950 Bios Upgrade Hack Turns Card into HD 6970 for Free

AMD Radeon HD 6950 Bios Upgrade Hack Turns Card into HD 6970 for Free
Gamers and computer geeks have a long history of taking in their new gear and making it perform better than it was intended by hacking it and overclocking. If you are a big AMD fan that…
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KinEmote Turns Kinect into Boxee Gesture Remote Control

KinEmote Turns Kinect into Boxee Gesture Remote Control
With all of our video game systems moving to controls that don’t use your standard game pads, and instead use motion and gestures to control games, it’s clear that gesture control is coming to everything. I…
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Merry Quadrocopter Christmas

Merry Quadrocopter Christmas
If I had a Quadrocopter remote-controlled flying aircraft floating around my place, I’m not sure this is the first thing I’d do with it. But it is the holidays, and I guess the joyful Christmas spirit…
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Ben Heck Ruggedized PS3 Is Ready to Go to War

Ben Heck Ruggedized PS3 Is Ready to Go to War
Out of all the things that he’s known for in the gadget world, modder Ben Heck is most famous for his unique specialty – making portable versions of current video game consoles. His latest portable console…
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The Scooterputer: The Casemod That Actually Drives

The Scooterputer: The Casemod That Actually Drives
I’ve featured a casemod or two that looked like a vehicle before, and even an R/C car computer that could drive, but never before have I seen a functional PC that could actually transport a human…
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Kinect Hacked to Teach Sign Language: Sign Sign Revolution Anyone?

Kinect Hacked to Teach Sign Language: Sign Sign Revolution Anyone?
Microsoft’s Xbox 360 add-on has been a hit not just with gamers but with modders and hackers as well. While only a few of its launch games are truly unique and imaginative – Dance Central and…
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MikuMikuDance: Kinect Does Dance Mo-Cap

MikuMikuDance: Kinect Does Dance Mo-Cap
Well, it was only a matter of time before we’d start to see some serious motion-capture done using Microsoft’s Kinect. This incredible choreography demo by Higuchuu shows off the precision with which individual dance moves can…
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NES Console Joystick Mod Doesn’t Play Super Mario Bros.

NES Console Joystick Mod Doesn’t Play Super Mario Bros.
Here’s a great idea if you have an old NES lying around. Why not turn it into a joystick for your other consoles?…
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TRON Laptop Bag Requires Flynn-Level Skills

TRON Laptop Bag Requires Flynn-Level Skills
Or maybe not, but if you’re not confident with soldering and handling electroluminescent (EL) wire, I think you should follow my guide instead: Step 1, get some reflective tape. Step 2, put some on your bag.…
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