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Tag: Hack

The Future is Now: DIY Gesture-Controlled Tetris

The Future is Now: DIY Gesture-Controlled Tetris
If this year’s E3 is any indication (and it’s like, the indication), then motion controls are the future. If you’re cunning and good with wires, you can even experience the future now. This is pretty basic–as strange as it is to refer to motion controlled gaming as basic–considering this glove is just a holder for an accelerometer, so that the tilt and motion of the player’s hand and wrist is used to manipulate the pieces.

That’S How She Rolls: Girl Builds Custom Katamari Controller

That’S How She Rolls: Girl Builds Custom Katamari Controller
Hackster Queen (of All Cosmos, naturally) Kellbot has created what may become the ultimate Katamari Damacy experience: a spherical controller, so you can roll while you roll. It’s enough to make me want to learn how to wire things together.

Make Your Own Tiny Starship Enterprise From Spare Parts

Make Your Own Tiny Starship Enterprise From Spare Parts
I just got back from watching the glorious new Star Trek movie, so I must have the Enterprise on the brain. And while this tiny Starship Enterprise isn’t quite as dramatic as the mammoth star vessel from the film, it’s just as cool in my book.

Thumb Callouses Are So Over: Super Mario Bros Controlled With Music

Thumb Callouses Are So Over: Super Mario Bros Controlled With Music
I love Mario, but even I have to admit that the old school games are, well, old. I’ve played ’em a million times, and even though Super Mario Bros is a classic, it’s always fun to spice it up a little.

Pac-Man Roomba Eats All Your Dirt Pellets

Pac-Man Roomba Eats All Your Dirt Pellets
As devices go, the Roomba is pretty cool on its own. It’s a useful machine and a fun toy all in one, so dressing it up can seem a little gratuitous. But if you turn your Roomba into Pac-Man… well, that’s just awesome.

Psp-3000 Hacked: One Small Step for Hackers, One Giant Step for Homebrew

Psp-3000 Hacked: One Small Step for Hackers, One Giant Step for Homebrew
And so it has come to pass: a group of developers calling themselves Team Typhoon recently achieved a breakthrough in hacking the PSP-3000 via member Davee’s ChickHEN Homebrew Enabler. As proof, a Team Typhoon member posted a video of ChickHEN at work on YouTube, adding, “This proves that the code survives a reboot and the system software and MAC address can be changed.”

Iknow Where You Are: iPod Nano Gps Hack

Iknow Where You Are: iPod Nano Gps Hack
Engineer Benjamin Kokes used to work for the now-defunct GPS company Nemerix. While he was there, he started working on a GPS peripheral for the iPod nano as a personal challenge. From the looks of it, he still has quite a ways to go, but at least he has shown that it’s feasible.

The 8-Bit Computer is Back, Ready to Hack, and Plays NES Games to Boot

The 8-Bit Computer is Back, Ready to Hack, and Plays NES Games to Boot
When you think of 8-bit computers, classics like the Atari 400/800, the Commodore 64 and the Apple II probably come to mind. But there’s a new kid on the block that hopes to bring 8-bit computing back – this time for the hacker community.

Ipwned: Flaw in iPod Touch 2g Makes It “Pwned for Life” [or… Tonight There’S Gonna be a Jailbreak]

Ipwned: Flaw in iPod Touch 2g Makes It “Pwned for Life” [or… Tonight There’S Gonna be a Jailbreak]
The iPhone Dev Team recently revealed that a fatal flaw in the iPod Touch 2G’s boot ROM makes the device open to jailbreak regardless of any firmware updates that Apple may release. In other words, Apple can do nothing to jailbreak-proof the iPod Touch 2G.

At-at Walker Boom Box Destroys Echo Base With Sound Waves

At-at Walker Boom Box Destroys Echo Base With Sound Waves
Not that the Empire needed any help winning the Battle of Hoth, but it would have been much cooler if they had attacked the Rebels with AT-AT walkers with giant speakers built into them. Boom Boom.

I Came, I Saw, I Played Zelda Ii in Latin

I Came, I Saw, I Played Zelda Ii in Latin
If you’re not above playing a hacked ROM or two, you can experience something truly special: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, in Latin. Or should I say Zelda II: Expeditio Linci? It sounds more dignified somehow.

Everything is Malware: was Google Hacked?

Everything is Malware: was Google Hacked?
It’s 10:54 pm, Saturday, January 31 here in the Philippines as I’m writing this. I noted the time because, right now, Google is going insane. How? I wanted to check out Google’s M-Lab after reading about it in Lifehacker.

Austin Pranksters Hack Signs, Warn of Zombies

Austin Pranksters Hack Signs, Warn of Zombies
So imagine that you’re just bebopping along down the road, minding your own business, maybe thinking about picking up a mocha or pulling in to get gas, and there are road work signs. Okay, no problem.

Geek Washing Machine Sends Techie Reminders

Geek Washing Machine Sends Techie Reminders
If you’re the type to put clothes into the wash and then forget to take them out again, there may just be a solution. Too busy mucking about in the living room to remember your clothes?

Salad Bowl Speakers Serve up Scrumptious Sound [IKEA Hack]

Salad Bowl Speakers Serve up Scrumptious Sound [IKEA Hack]
While you could fill your salad bowl with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon bits and honey dijon dressing, that would be pretty boring. Personally, I prefer my salads to be made from anodized aluminum, magnets, and wire. Yum.

Fake Psp Hack Scares Newbies, Ends Friendships

Fake Psp Hack Scares Newbies, Ends Friendships
If you’re a geek or a techie among ignorant friends, here’s something you can try for a few laughs. Or a few punches in the face. Playboy21 of psp-hacks has cooked up a tiny program he calls TrickBrick.