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Windows 7 Runs on a Pentium 2 [How Low Can You Go?]

Windows 7 Runs on a Pentium 2 [How Low Can You Go?]
Some expert computer technician crazy person has managed to get Windows 7 to run on a ridiculously underpowered Pentium II PC. Why? I say, why not? Amazingly enough, PC enthusiast Hackerman1 got his old 266 MHz Pentium II machine loaded up with Windows 7 Ultimate.

Wield Carrots, Hack Up Childhood Icons in Fairytale Fights

Wield Carrots, Hack Up Childhood Icons in Fairytale Fights
Fairytale Fights will almost certainly be remembered. It’s all about using one fairy tale legend to beat up other fairy tale legends, in crazytown stages based on fairy tales, all while wielding the most ridiculous weapons imaginable.
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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?).

Clockwork Orange Overclocked Custom Pc: Viddy Well Done

Clockwork Orange Overclocked Custom Pc: Viddy Well Done
Modder/droog/man of the moment David Penfold aka Mremulator was inspired by an award-winning custom rig and decided to go totally bolshy yarblockos with his own build. First he picked orange and black for the colors of his SilverStone TJ07 computer case – which incidentally was the same model used in the custom pc that inspired him  – and came up with the theme later: A Clockwork Orange.

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots
Logitech continue their quest to serve the deep-pocketed hardcore gamers with the upcoming Flight System G940. The G940 is a combination of a force feedback joystick, a dual throttle and foot pedals and has more than 250 programmable button options, giving you easy access and total control of everything, from takeoff to landing to launching missiles to turning your opponent’s monitor off.

Neatdesk High-Speed Document Scanner: for the Oc in You

Neatdesk High-Speed Document Scanner: for the Oc in You
The Neatdesk scanner from The Neat Company is touted as a digital filing cabinet. Thanks to its unique three-slot tray, Neatdesk can “scan up to 10 receipts, biz cards and standard-size documents in a single batch.”

Maxed-Out Steampunk Pc Being Given Away to Promote Damnation Video Game

Maxed-Out Steampunk Pc Being Given Away to Promote Damnation Video Game
Bring out your Victorian costumes and steam-powered, brass-colored…stuff: Destructoid are giving away a steampunk PC with specs as awesome as it looks. All they’re asking for in return is a video, photo or art installation of yourself with a steampunk theme.

Camspace Turns Any Object Into a Controller

Camspace Turns Any Object Into a Controller
Almost a week ago, Kotaku’s Brian Crecente wrote an article regarding the re-emergence of video game peripherals, spurred on by the success of Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and of course the Wii. In the article, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter was quoted as saying, “I think the problem with all peripherals is that you have to make them reusable.

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever
Looking for a SERIOUS gaming PC, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars? Now’s you’re chance to grab a beefy Dell XPS 630 for just $999, the lowest price it’s ever been offered at (about half of what it originally sold for back in 2008).

Pyramid-Shaped Computer Case: Pointy, Pointy

Pyramid-Shaped Computer Case: Pointy, Pointy
What shape do you associate with style? Scimitar Computers claim that pyramids = hip & stylish, and so they’re claiming that their handmade pyramid-shaped computer cases are “the solution to the conundrum of how to be a computer nerd and hip and stylish at the same time.”

Bustin’ Ghosts in the Uncanny Valley [Ghostbusters]

Bustin’ Ghosts in the Uncanny Valley [Ghostbusters]
I’m torn. The opening cinematic from the upcoming PS3/360/PC version of the Ghostbusters game. The Ghostbusters themselves look pretty accurate. Waves of paranormal something exploding through the city? I’m down. But then I watch the people move, and a little piece of my childhood breaks off and floats away.

LEGO Flash Drives Make Losing Your Data a Snap

LEGO Flash Drives Make Losing Your Data a Snap
You’ve probably seen EagleTec’s Nano flash drive, a gadget that redefines “Nano” in terms of gadget size. The iPod Nano’s nanoness cannot compare to the EagleTec Nano’s. What could possibly be more awesome than a tiny flash drive?

Giant Computer Fans: Not Cool (Unless Your Name is Macgyver)

Giant Computer Fans: Not Cool (Unless Your Name is Macgyver)
Cooling and proper ventilation is an important aspect of building computers, especially for gamers or hobbyists who want to get the most out of their machines by overclocking processors and…doing other stuff that I don’t really understand.

Give Your Living Room a Reset With the Ctrl Alt Del Pillows

Give Your Living Room a Reset With the Ctrl Alt Del Pillows
Ah, good old Ctrl+Alt+Del: it’s the Heimlich Maneuver of PCs. It’s a key combination used so often one wonders why there’s no single CtrlAltDel button yet for quick resets. And then one realizes that such a button already exists and that it is called the power switch.

Computer Mailboxes Receive Snail Mail, Not E-Mail

Computer Mailboxes Receive Snail Mail, Not E-Mail
Even though we already have e-mail, I think it will still take some time before we abandon snail mails. In the mean time, why don’t we give our plain old mailboxes a (fake) hardware upgrade? Here are a couple of ideas to get you started.

Swiss Army USB Hub: Brando’S Rota-Rota Combo Hub

Swiss Army USB Hub: Brando’S Rota-Rota Combo Hub
Brando, sellers of some of the weirdest stuff I have ever seen in my life, are cutting back on absurdity with their latest gadgets. For example, their USB hub is functional and versatile. But still a bit weird.
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