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Tag: Hack

World’s Loudest Alarm Clock Will Definitely Wake You Up – and Make Your Ears Bleed

World’s Loudest Alarm Clock Will Definitely Wake You Up – and Make Your Ears Bleed
Hit the snooze bar too many times every morning? Do you sleep through the alarm? Maybe you should check out KipKay’s latest hack, sure to jolt you out of bed in the morning.

Tesla Turbine Pencil Sharpener: Not Even Half as Awesome as It Sounds

Tesla Turbine Pencil Sharpener: Not Even Half as Awesome as It Sounds
This invention reminds me of an episode in The Big Bang Theory where Leslie Winkle dips a banana into a container filled with liquid nitrogen, smashes the instantly frozen fruit with a hammer and then picks up the bits and chunks and puts them on top of her cereal.

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool
I’m not sure why this R2-D2 has 8 video game consoles built into its innards, but I still like it. Maybe it’s just the very fact that I’ve never seen an R2 unit with more than 20 game controllers connected to its front, or maybe it’s just the sheer absurdity of the thing that has me captivated.

Use a Table Saw to Cut Your Cake

Use a Table Saw to Cut Your Cake
Imagine the next time you have friends over to dinner, you bring out a delicious chocolate cake on the table, then proceed to hack it apart with a hand saw. Now you can slice and dice cakes and other tender foods with the Table Saw, a serrated kitchen knife that looks just like a hand saw.

Circuit Bent NES Makes a Fun Video Synthesizer

Circuit Bent NES Makes a Fun Video Synthesizer
What happens when you splay open the guts of a classic NES console, and wire up a bunch of knobs, buttons and a patch panel? This, of course.

Satanvision Red LED Tv: the Devil Made Him Do It

Satanvision Red LED Tv: the Devil Made Him Do It
What might television look like in hell? Maybe a bit like this. This incredibly lo-fi SatanVision television set was designed by David Forbes. It’s outputs of an unbelievably crappy 128×96 resolution image, and all of the pixels are red.

NES Cartridge Hard Drives Could Store Every 8-Bit Game Ever Made

NES Cartridge Hard Drives Could Store Every 8-Bit Game Ever Made
Here’s a great external hard drive for fans of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. These NES cartridges have had their guts ripped out and replaced with high-capacity modern hard drives. The guys over at 8-Bit Memory take retro NES carts and retrofit them with USB hard drives that you can use with any modern PC or Mac.

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller
Got a spare Nintendo Power Glove sitting around? Why not do something cool with it like turning it into a modern musical instrument? That’s what synth hacker Denkitribe did when he rewired an old Famicom/NES Power Glove to control an Arduino-based controller circuit.

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!
Felix Domke, who’s also known on the Internets as famous console hacker tmbinc, recently announced that he has ported the SNES9x GX Super Nintendo emulator – originally made for the Wii and the Gamecube – to the Xbox 360.

Japanese Rubber Gunman Shows Us How to Make Rubber Band Machine Guns

Japanese Rubber Gunman Shows Us How to Make Rubber Band Machine Guns
I can’t believe this isn’t the first time that a rubber band machine gun has been featured on this blog. Dammit. I wasn’t even aware that rubber band machine guns existed until I read this article at JapanProbe.

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card
Macworld Senior Editor Roman Loyola posted a video guide showing how one can install Apple’s OS X Leopard on an SD card. The new Macbook Pros (save for the 17-in) come with an SD card slot, so you can install apps on the SD card and boot from it if for instance you want to perform repairs on the internal hard drive.

NES Controller Doorbell: I’D Hit That

NES Controller Doorbell: I’D Hit That
To whoever made this fun doorbell: wouldn’t it be more awesome if you had to punch in the Konami code before it rang? Requiring the code will also deter naughty neighbors who’ll no doubt be compelled to play with the doorbell.

IPhone 3g Hacked: Ultrasn0w Carrier Unlock for Os 3.0

IPhone 3g Hacked: Ultrasn0w Carrier Unlock for Os 3.0
Have an iPhone 3G running OS 3.0? Ready to pick your own mobile carrier? Well now you can release your iPhone 3G from its shackles. iPhone Dev-Team’s Ultrasn0w carrier unlock hack works on iPhone 3G models, but doesn’t yet work on the 3GS.

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally
Do you know what a chroot is? No? Then let’s file this under Cool Shit We Don’t Understand, because I have no freaking idea either: A bunch of cool nerds at Pre Dev Wiki (motto: “Let’s open this beast up”) have managed to coerce the newly released iPhone rival Palm Pre to run the popular NES emulator FCEUltra.

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar
This isn’t about being amazing at Guitar Hero; lots of people are amazing Guitar Hero players. No, this little patch of the internet is dedicated to being amazing at doing the obvious (and I mean that in a good way).

Super Nintendo Pc Casemod Runs 32-Bit Os in a 16-Bit Box

Super Nintendo Pc Casemod Runs 32-Bit Os in a 16-Bit Box
Check out this clever casemod which combines the shell of an old SNES console with the brains of a modern PC. Modders quangDX and DuPPs took an old Super Nintendo they had lying around, splayed open its guts and married it with the internals of an Acer Aspire One A150 laptop, then dubbed it the aaSNES1 (is that pronounced assness-one?).