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Tag: Hack

Hack May Enable PS4 Remote Play on all Android Devices: Stream Machines

Hack May Enable PS4 Remote Play on all Android Devices: Stream Machines
This month Sony unveiled its Xperia Z3 line of mobile devices. To make these devices enticing, Sony promised that the three devices – the Z3, the Z3 Compact phone and the Z3 Tablet Compact – will be the only mobile devices to support PS4 Remote Play, the same system that allows PS Vita to stream games from the PS4.

Halo Mod Puts Nicolas Cage’s Face All over the Place

Halo Mod Puts Nicolas Cage’s Face All over the Place
I am actually a fan of Nic Cage, though I will readily admit you never know what you are getting with one of his movies it could be awesome or it could be a cheese fest that makes you regret the money spent on a B-movie rental.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Already Hacked!

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Already Hacked!
It might have taken some extra time, but Samsung quickly adopted biometric security on their new S5 flagship Android phone. However, it didn’t take hackers long to figure out a way to defeat it.

Portable NES Inspired by NES Controller: Game Boy Macro

Portable NES Inspired by NES Controller: Game Boy Macro
A couple of years ago we featured the HandyNES, the portable NES console by Sharon Smith aka lovablechevy. Earlier this year she got her first commission, and it was for another HandyNES. But her client had a great idea: to make the handheld look like the NES controller.

Wheatley Gets a Body

Wheatley Gets a Body
Despite being just a hovering orb, Portal 2’s Wheatley is arguably one of the greatest video game characters of all time. At least one of the greatest video game characters without arms or legs. Now, the disembodied, moronic sphere has a body of his own.

Guys Hack IKEA Furniture into a Kid’s Bike: Should be Named BIKKLO

Guys Hack IKEA Furniture into a Kid’s Bike: Should be Named BIKKLO
One thing that’s great about IKEA furniture is that it’s so cheap that you can feel comfortable hacking it into other forms without fear of damaging your grandma’s prized antique Chippendale. Take, for example, this epic IKEA hack, which transformed a couple of ordinary stools into a functional kid’s bicycle.

Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So Daughter Can Play as the Damsel and Save Mario

Dad Hacks Donkey Kong So Daughter Can Play as the Damsel and Save Mario
What would you do if you introduced your daughter to Donkey Kong and she was disappointed that she couldn’t be the female and save Mario? Would you just say, oh well, that’s the way it is?

Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Take over Cisco IP Phones

Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Take over Cisco IP Phones
If you work in an office that uses the popular CiscoUnified IP Phone 7900 Series, prepare to feel violated. A couple of security researchers have published details on a security vulnerability that allows a nefarious hacker to turn the phones into eavesdropping devices.

Guy Builds Wind Tunnel-Cooled Computer to Help Cure Cancer

Guy Builds Wind Tunnel-Cooled Computer to Help Cure Cancer
I’ve had problems with computers and video game systems overheating over the years, so I’m all for good cooling systems. And while some computer modders have solved the problem by adding more cooling fans and heat sinks, I think this build might just be a bit more than most of us need.

DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!

DIY Google Project Glass: I Am Locutus of Nerd!
Even though people haven’t been that hyped up about Google’s Project Glass of late, some technophiles still couldn’t wait and decided to hack together their own augmented reality eyewear. This particular design makes you look like some sort of space pirate.

Cassette Adapter Bluetooth Hack: Cost Cutting Cutting Edge

Cassette Adapter Bluetooth Hack: Cost Cutting Cutting Edge
If you only have a cassette player in your car, you probably bought a cassette adapter to connect your mp3 player or phone.  This neat hack by the clever Kipkay will help you keep up with the times without shelling out a lot of money by turning this: Into… (drumroll, please…) this: The hack involves taking the Bluetooth transmitter from a (used) Bluetooth headset and connecting it with the electronics inside the adapter: I wish Kipkay provided an alternative way of making the Bluetooth transmitter’s controls accessible, because that’s an equally crucial part of the hack.

Now You Can Play Myst in an Actual Book

Now You Can Play Myst in an Actual Book
Remember Myst? The graphic adventure game that transported players to the island of Myst by using a special book? Well, how would you like to give the game another go while playing it in an actual book?

Mario Kart Tracks Get Recreated in Roller Coaster Tycoon

Mario Kart Tracks Get Recreated in Roller Coaster Tycoon
Many consider the Roller Coaster Tycoon series to be a classic game that satisfies your SimCity-like urges to build stuff, but without stuff like earthquakes. Roller Coaster Tycoon is simple, but can also be a deep experience.

Hacked Pacemaker Transmitters Could Turn Pacemakers to Literal Heartstoppers

Hacked Pacemaker Transmitters Could Turn Pacemakers to Literal Heartstoppers
Pacemakers save millions of lives, but a security researcher has shown that they can be used to kill on a massive scale as well. Speaking at the Breakpoint security conference, Barnaby Jack of IO Active reverse engineered a pacemaker transmitter – a device like this one used to monitor installed pacemakers – eventually enabling him to wirelessly deliver 830v shocks to a pacemaker using his laptop.

1980s Camcorder Recycled into Craziest iPhone Dock Yet

1980s Camcorder Recycled into Craziest iPhone Dock Yet
Ever since my iPhone 5 showed up with its tiny new Lightning connector, I don’t use a dock anymore. Maybe once my overpriced 30-pin adapter shows up, I will, and maybe it’ll be this one.

Portal Gun Turned into Gravity Gun: Levitates Companion Cube

Portal Gun Turned into Gravity Gun: Levitates Companion Cube
One of my favorite guns in the history of video games has to be the Gravity Gun from Half-Life 2. Perhaps my second favorite is the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, which admittedly is more of a tool than a gun.