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Air freshener triggers Mario theme upon detecting movement

10/11/2011, Are you a huge fan of video games as well as the kind of music and sound effects that greet your ears? If you’ve answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to know that you aren’t the only one on earth. 14-year old Lochie...

Mouse measures your stress level

10/11/2011, Just how much stress do you think you experience at the office? I suppose if you’re a bunch of happy campers at the office like us here at Ubergizmo, we would have no need for this specially modified mouse that was developed by researchers at the...

Star Wars Yamaha 2.1 surround sound system

10/10/2011, Can’t get enough of Star Wars and you feel that you’re the space opera’s number 1 fan on the globe? Well, it would bode you well to check out this Star Wars themed Yamana 200-watt 2.1 surround sound system which was carefully and...

Cheap graphics cards help crack passwords

10/05/2011, Do you happen to be in possession of some rather nifty hacking knowledge, and also a £30 graphics card lying around the basement somewhere? If you answered “Yes” on both accounts, then good – chances are you are already equipped to be...

X-Wing derby car looks like a dream to pilot

09/29/2011, Do you drive or pilot an X-Wing? I guess with what you see above, it is a case of the former – as Instructables user The Papier Boy cobbled together this unique (and adorable) looking derby car which will also come with its very own R2-D2 droid unit...

Toilet paper dispenser prints tweets and RSS feeds

09/28/2011, Wiping your rear end after letting loose some logs with good quality toilet paper might be a pleasant experience for most of us, but do you know that it is far more environmentally friendly if you had a pipe and hose to clean up after yourself? Well, for...

Paypal Hack: Javascript hacking intercepts PayPal information

09/21/2011, It seems that there is a new JavaScript hacking tool hanging around that is capable of intercepting your PayPal account, not to mention other supposedly “secure” sessions. This coming Friday, two security researchers will work to deliver a...

Car honk mod ready to scare the metal out of the car in front

09/20/2011, You know when it comes to driving, those who are in front of you are driving too slow, while the person flashing you constantly from the back is a maniac who does not know the meaning of driving recklessly. Well, perhaps you might want to arm yourself...

DIY 3D printer with robotic UV laser

09/11/2011, Stereoscopic 3D TVs seem to be the next frontier that manufacturers want to push into our living rooms, but what about 3D printers? An affordable version for the average consumer is still far from reality, so necessity being the mother of all invention...

LED Viking Helmet makes for cool Halloween costume

09/02/2011, I know, Halloween is as good as two months away considering we’re just easing into September, but that does not mean you cannot start preparing early for a Halloween party, right? For those who feel that they’re pretty handy with electronics...

Counting Box won’t put Sesame Street out of business

08/25/2011, Remember the Count in Sesame Street, all decked in purple with a couple of fangs hanging out, helping you figure out just how many instances of a particular object there is? Well, Nathan Pryor of Vancouver, WA, decided that there are many roads that lead...

SpyEye hacker toolkit might be cause of cyberattack increase

08/22/2011, The premier hacker’s toolkit known as SpyEye has recently been made available to all aspiring cybercriminals, and in view of this, security analysts have sounded the alarms – although it is a sad thing to look forward to an uptick in SpyEye...

Student hacker penetrated Facebook

08/18/2011, Is Facebook really that hack-proof? Apparently, a student hacker was said to have successfully “penetrated” Facebook after performing repeated attempts to illegally access the social networking site’s programmes – at least according to a court...

Facebook used to hack bank accounts

08/15/2011, Most of us use Facebook to keep in touch with our family and friends, posting up our thoughts and daily goings-on without giving much thought after that. Well, Iain Wood has other plans with Facebook, having spent up to 18 hours each day online, where he...