07/08/2009, When you want something done, you’ve gotta do it yourself – guess that’s the mantra that Ryan followed to add flash to his iPhone, where he dissected a Mophie JuicePack and hooked up a bright white LED and tiny switch, resulting in something Apple has failed to accommodate – instant flash. Following that, Ryan had to set it up to trigger whenever a button on the case is held down, […]
07/07/2009, If you’re an online addict who needs to know each time there is an incoming email, instant message or Tweet, perhaps you might be interested in this netbook modification process that results in an LED that lights up each time somebody wants to connect to you via the mentioned methods. Netbook hacker Justblair decided to spruce up his Eee PC 901 by throwing in an extra LED to the top […]
07/06/2009, Got plenty of spare time on your hands and want to create something different? While Ben Heck is busy churning consoles into a portable, handheld form factor, here we are with an arcade cabinet that handles both DS and PSP games, featuring a touchscreen right above the controls. Talk about a paradigm shift – too bad there is no real market for this, as it is but a fun DIY […]
07/06/2009, For those who are on a rather tight budget and yet want to make sure they help Mother Nature remain clean and pristine, how about creating your very own pair of DIY speakers instead of those plastic-infested Altec Lansings and Logitechs? This kit comes with virtually everything you need for a basic pair of speakers alongside some items to help you decorate it further. The body’s made out of cardboard, […]
07/06/2009, Larry Pesce decided to extend the range of his Asus EEE 4G Surf by throwing in an external RP-TNC antenna connector, offering detailed instructions here. The finished product doesn’t look unwieldy by any means, and in fact does resemble a somewhat natural image that might fool most people into thinking that it is part of the real deal.
07/06/2009, Ben Heck is back, and this time round it is yet another Xbox 360 that has gotten his attention, where he has turned this once-massive home console into a portable format, featuring a built-in Ethernet port, digital push button volume control, improved ventilation, flush-mount DVD drive and the much-vaunted Jasper motherboard. According to Ben Heck, the internal layout is just about identical to the previous model although this time round […]
07/02/2009, The SNES has been turned into a variety of mods over the years, but this one from Marshall takes the cake – with some swearing it to be a secret official product. Dubbed the Supertendo, this professional made custom handheld design works great with the SNES cartridge fitting in snugly behind. Too bad this is a one-of-a-kind portable console that won’t see action anytime soon.
07/02/2009, Looks like the Samsung NC10 has had enough arguments with its Wi-Fi chipset and gone out looking for a new lover in the form of 3G connectivity. Well, this happens only if you force your way through with this DIY mod, where you will need to locate a modem that is shaped after a PCI Express Mini card. When you have revealed the NC10′s innards, pop out the Wi-Fi adapter […]
07/01/2009, Want a HD projector but can’t really go out and buy one? Well, why not roll up your sleeves and make one for yourself? That’s what the DIY HD projector is all about, where a custom-built version can be yours for no more than €499 a pop, and even so it comes complete with DVI and HDMI inputs for a greater degree of functionality and flexibility. The kit itself will […]
07/01/2009, Twitter is a social phenomenon that grew at a phenomenal pace, and while it won’t die off anytime soon we suppose the novelty effect will taper off in due time. V2_Lab’s Pocket Tweets allow hardcore Twitter fans to take their messages to the real world since these Java applications will show off your latest tweet on your handset, where a speech bubble that’s cut into your pocket allows all and […]
06/30/2009, The NES controller seems to be one of the more versatile retro gaming peripheral that can be turned into something apart from its original use with enough imagination, and the latest iteration would be an iPhone dock. Created by iPhone.fr forum member WCR to commemorate his recent acquisition of the new iPhone 3GS, this is the merger of both old and new guards where technology is concerned, but too bad […]
06/29/2009, Just how are you going to spend your summer holidays in a productive manner instead of reading up on all about Michael Jackson or gorge yourself on endless summer flicks that are less intellectually stimulating than watching paint dry? Well, some enterprising folks at MIT decided to spend their time by coming up with a go-kart that was constructed from the remains of a shopping cart, known as the LOLrioKart […]
06/29/2009, There seems to be a use for virtually anything and everything these days where Twitter is concerned, and some smart aleck has managed to allow Twitter followers a chance to follow a live feed of your heartbeat, featuring canned messages that announce your death just in case your hardest working muscle in your body fails to continue with its pumping action. This is but a DIY project, so you won’t […]
06/29/2009, Love your NES to bits that you can’t bear throwing away the parts that are no longer working? Why not put that extra time in your hands to good use with the NES Controller Doorbell? No doubt kids will be ringing your home much more often as they look in wonder at this gamic relic of the past. What happens when someone punches in the Konami code? Sounds as though […]