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Tag: Pc

Thong4dead: L4d Mod Puts Thong Undies on Zombies

Thong4dead: L4d Mod Puts Thong Undies on Zombies
“Imagine that the audience are in their underwear.” That’s the advice some people give if you’re going to perform or speak in front of many people. Apparently the same holds true if you want to get out of a zombie-infested city.

Softwear by Microsoft: Dos Not Compute

Softwear by Microsoft: Dos Not Compute
Looking to boost their quest for cool “I’m a PC” marketing campaign, Microsoft has launched their own clothing line, which the Redmond giant calls “Softwear”. Yup. If Apple can blind you with their fancy glass screens, why can’t Microsoft sell you shirts?
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Your Old Pcs Can Become a Beautiful Sunset

Your Old Pcs Can Become a Beautiful Sunset
OK, so obviously your old PCs can’t become a real sunset, at least not without some serious Harry Potter-style intervention. However, “Mauritian Sunset” is the name of this art installation where they put together a whole wall of old PCs and monitors to approximate a sunset.

Wii Pc Casemod, or as I Like to Call It: Nintendowindo Xp

Wii Pc Casemod, or as I Like to Call It: Nintendowindo Xp
While most people like their Nintendo Wii just the way it is, this casemodder just couldn’t leave well enough alone, and insisted on gutting his Wii and replacing its innards with a PC. I’m not really sure if this should be considered an upgrade or a downgrade, but Japanese modder “Mr.

Chrome Joypad is a Shiny Fingerprint Magnet

Chrome Joypad is a Shiny Fingerprint Magnet
I don’t care how much I have to buff my oily prints off of this chrome joypad. I want one. I can’t believe in all of the years that game controllers have been made that nobody has thought to make one before.

Vulcanus: Heavy Metal Casemod by Blacksmith

Vulcanus: Heavy Metal Casemod by Blacksmith
You could do all your computing on a lightweight MacBook Air, but a real manly man would use this computer that’s so beefy that it could smash your lightweight girly-man system into a fine pulp. Hand-forged from steel by an honest to goodness blacksmith, Vulcanus is one bad mofo of a PC.

BBQ Grill Casemod: Now We’re Cooking With Gas

BBQ Grill Casemod: Now We’re Cooking With Gas
Spotted at this week’s QuakeCon 2008, this is one computer that probably doesn’t have to worry about overheating. The Barbecue Grill PC is definitely one smokin’ machine. But instead of cooking burgers and ribs, this grill conceals a complete gaming rig, capable of pushing plenty of pixels for playing the latest and greatest computer games.

When is a Computer Case Not a Case at All?

When is a Computer Case Not a Case at All?
Looking for a way to keep your souped-up PC from overheating? This series of bold acrylic cases out of Japan does away with convention by doing away with the exterior case walls, thus eliminating much of the heat which might otherwise be trapped by a traditional enclosure.

Cheese Wheel PC Doesn’t Come With a Mouse [Casemod]

Cheese Wheel PC Doesn’t Come With a Mouse [Casemod]
I’ve seen some offbeat casemods in my travels, but I haven’t seen one quite this odd in a while. Apparently, some guy from Holland came across this cheese display prop and said to himself, “I’ve always wanted a PC that looked like a wheel of cheese”.

Rubber Ducky Mouse for Your Inner Bert or Ernie

Rubber Ducky Mouse for Your Inner Bert or Ernie
The rubber ducky mouse is a mouse that has a little duck floating in some blue liquid at the bottom, to make your computing experience a tad more whimsical. Rubber duckies always, always, always make me think of Bert and Ernie.

Hybred Casemod Combines Pc, Display in Single Box

Hybred Casemod Combines Pc, Display in Single Box
This bold all-in-one computer borrows its combo concept from the iMac, but is actually a gaming PC. Modder Ville ‘Willek’ Kyrö always liked the idea of small-form-factor computers, but wanted the expandability and power to run his PC games.

Geiger Counter Pc Casemod Can’T Play Half-Life

Geiger Counter Pc Casemod Can’T Play Half-Life
Before all you budding nuclear physicists attempt to correct me, I know this isn’t truly a Geiger Counter. It’s actually one of those Cold-War era Ion Chamber radiation detectors. But that’s not what most of us think, so I’ll stick with the more familiar Geiger name.

Wii Fit Balance Board Controls World of Warcraft

Wii Fit Balance Board Controls World of Warcraft
I haven’t come across too many hacks involving the Wii Fit Balance Board yet, but they are starting to emerge. In this recent demo, the board has been configured to control 3D movement in a game of World of Warcraft 3.

Black Box Server Casemod Should Survive a Plane Crash

Black Box Server Casemod Should Survive a Plane Crash
I’m not sure why nobody ever thought of this before, but I think it’s a cool idea. This clever casemod took the shell from an old flight data recorder (a.k.a. “Black Box”) and transformed it into a Linux server.

Dork Up Your Dinner With Pc Salt and Pepper Shakers

Dork Up Your Dinner With Pc Salt and Pepper Shakers
These salt and pepper shakers are made to look like the S and P letter keys on your computer keyboard! They come with this cool box to complete the qwertastic look. I’m not sure I want to think about my PC during meals but I know there are folks out there who would like to seamlessly integrate computer references into every single aspect of their lives (not to mention, their Second Lives) so I’m guessing that’s the target market.

Mac Vs. Pc? Mst3k Classic Clip Adds Fuel to the Fire

Mac Vs. Pc? Mst3k Classic Clip Adds Fuel to the Fire
John over at Boing Boing Gadgets dug up this awesome video from the classic Sci-Fi comedy show Mystery Science Theater 3000. Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot debate the pros and cons of PCs and Macs in a debate that still seems relevant nearly 17 years after this hilarious clip made its debut.
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