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Category: DIY + Hacks

66-Fan Casemod Keeps Things Cool

66-Fan Casemod Keeps Things Cool
Check out this ridiculous computer case made entirely out of cooling fans. I’m assuming the builder of this case was frustrated with their tricked-out system overheating all the time. The case was assembled from 66 individual cooling fans, keeping the system icy cold all the time.

Soviet Tv Pc Casemod: From Russia With Wood

Soviet Tv Pc Casemod: From Russia With Wood
Whooda thunk that a 40+ year-old Soviet television set would make for one of the most gorgeous computer designs I’ve seen in a very long time? This amazing transformation started with a 1961 Soviet REKORD tv set and turned it into a modern Windows PC.
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Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk

Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk
Check out this awesome homemade Star Wars AT-ST walker, built from a mish-mash of electronic parts, brass tubing and custom cut circuit boards. The bipedal MiniMechadon walker is fully functional, and can hobble around just like the ones in the motion pictures.

Analog Gauge Reveals Power Supply Vital Signs

Analog Gauge Reveals Power Supply Vital Signs
This gauge connects to your computer to reveal critical information about your PC’s current operating conditions. Rather than modern digital readouts, the Gigabyte Visual USB Gauge uses a good, old fashioned analog gauge to relay the current state of your computer’s power supply.

Steampunk Laptop Winds Up to Power on

Steampunk Laptop Winds Up to Power on
This amazing laptop creation by Datamancer beautifully melds old world style with modern technology. Under the hood of this lovingly handcrafted wood case is a Hewlett-Packard ZT1000 notebook computer, running Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux. The system features intricate clock mechanisms below a glass top, brass details, leather wrist pads and even claw feet.

Is This Weird Al’s Computer?

Is This Weird Al’s Computer?
Ready to get your polka on? This unassuming accordion happens to house a complete PC under hidden inside its bellows. The Enrico accordion case mod project took an old squeezebox, gutted it out and loaded it with a Linux server, designed to store the builders’ digital music collection.

Diamond Encrusted iPhone Sparkles

Diamond Encrusted iPhone Sparkles
Looking for a nice accessory to go with your 24-karat MacBook Pro? Got some money to burn? Why not get yourself one of these extravagant iPhones, adorned with hundreds of diamonds. The creator of this mod, Amosu, is known for loading up mobile phones with precious gems and metals.

Talismoon Wii Cases: Green With Envy or Better Off Red?

Talismoon Wii Cases: Green With Envy or Better Off Red?
These replacement shells for the Nintendo Wii bring your boring white console alive with color. Talismoon’s Evolve case kits come in a number of rich hues and dramatic mirrored styles. I’m particularly enamored of the fiery Red Ronin case as well as the luscious emerald Green Tanto.

The Ultimate Guitar Hero Case Mod

The Ultimate Guitar Hero Case Mod
Rocker/ Case Modder Kneivel put together this ingenious home arcade cabinet by taking a stack of Marshall amp cases and transforming them into a Guitar Hero themed gaming system. The system is made from 3 individual cabinets which can be disassembled in case he wants to taking the show on tour.

Nintendo NES Crammed in a Sneaker

Nintendo NES Crammed in a Sneaker
The word of the week around here seems to be “pimp.” First, we had the new TokyoFlash Pimp watches, then we had the Atari 2600 pimped -out Buick. Now we have this NES console which was apparently seen backstage after a Sneaker Pimps’ concert.

Intricate Handmade Xbox 360 Faceplates

Intricate Handmade Xbox 360 Faceplates
Swiss artist André Willimann handcrafts these gloriously detailed 3-dimensional faceplates for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console. Each one is meticulously assembled from custom molded 3-D pieces, then individually oil painted to give the works depth and color.

Gold Macbook Pro Finished, Looks Amazing

Gold Macbook Pro Finished, Looks Amazing
Remember that 24-karat gold plated MacBook Pro I told you about the other day? Well the case mod gods over at Computer Choppers were kind enough to send me over photos of the finished product, and it looks even more fantastic than I had envisioned.

Mac II Computers Are Sofa King Uncomfortable

Mac II Computers Are Sofa King Uncomfortable
Got a bunch of old Macintosh II computers lying around? Why not do what these folks did and turn them into a couch? Apparently a computer shop had about twenty old Mac IIs and IIfx computers lying around gathering cobwebs and decided to build a sofa out of the technological dinosaurs.

Tetris Case Mod Won’t Fit in My Living Room

Tetris Case Mod Won’t Fit in My Living Room
This massive Tetris-inspired case mod isn’t just a single computer, it’s actually a whole farm of networked systems, ready for some serious multiplayer gaming action. Conceived and built by a Spanish gaming clan known as the Planet Express Klan, I’d have to say this is the most massive case mod I’ve ever seen.

Golden Apple Macbook Pro: is This Trump’s Computer?

Golden Apple Macbook Pro: is This Trump’s Computer?
The talented case modders from Computer Choppers are currently working on a project to create a golden Apple MacBook Pro laptop. I’m not talking about a little spray paint here. This mod includes a full 24-karat gold plating of the case.

Xbox Gets Crammed Inside an NES

Xbox Gets Crammed Inside an NES
Ah, the good old Nintendo Entertainment System. Like a hermit crab’s shell, its been modded to hold everything from DVD players to complete PC systems. Now an enterprising young modder going by the name of xmod4u has managed to stuff an original Xbox inside the case of the classic 8-bit NES console.
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