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Nintendo Game Boy Hacked To Offer Video Out

04/13/2010, If you’re not fond of using Nintendo’s Game Boy just because of the tiny screen size, you could always do what this user did, which was to cobble together a parallel cable connector to the Game Boy, transmitting the signal from the adapter...

DIY Heating and Cooling Jacket

04/12/2010, Chris Francklyn, Diana George, Jenna Sobieray and Alex Cossoff – all of them students, have come up with an interesting DIY project – “How to make a Heating and Cooling Jacket”. This jacket is smart enough to check the temperature...

iMac G4 receives external touchscreen display

04/12/2010, Have a spare iMac G4 lying around that you are not quite sure what you want to do with it? Well, you could spend a fair number of hours modding it, case in point this model that comes with an external touchscreen display, albeit lacking multi-touch...

USB SNES Controller With Accelerometer

04/11/2010, Want to get a little nostalgic while gaming, but also want to keep in touch with the latest tech? You could always rig a SNES controller to your computer via USB connection, but to make it seem cool, you can still hook up an accelerometer to the...

DIY USB dongle that causes confusion

04/06/2010, Adrian Crenshaw has come up with a new programmable USB device that will identify itself as a USB keyboard, where it can be programmed to do your bidding. It is based on a Teensy board that will feature an ATmega32 chipset which retails for a mere $18....

Stairs light up with LEDs automatically

04/05/2010, The days where turning on the lights in your home in rooms where you want to venture to at night are over with the introduction of motion sensors that will do the task automatically for you, making it look as though it is magic. Well, Edo decided to come...

Turn Your Old Hard Drive Into A Bench Sander

04/04/2010, Can’t decide what to do with your old redundant 20GB hard drives? You could always open them up, attach some sandpaper to the platter and turn it into a machine that will help you sandpaper stuff. That’s what this user did with his hard drive,...

Geohot Looks To Enable Other OS Support For The PS3 3.21 Firmware

03/30/2010, It looks like Geohot (a famous hacker) isn’t too happy that Sony will be removing Linux support from its upcoming PS3 3.21 firmware, and the person who demoed an untethered iPhone jailbreak a short while ago, is determined to do something about it....

European LG TVs get USB playback thanks to hack

03/29/2010, Have more than just a little bit of spare time on your hands? Might we interest you in this hack that will enable playback from a USB drive over LG televisions? This hack currently works only on European hardware, namely the LH, LF and selected LU models,...

LED mohawk bike helmet

03/22/2010, If you can’t get a mohawk hairstyle because of your life’s circumstances (wife’s objection, not suitable for the office, etc), why not check out Garrett Birkel’s LED mohawk bike helmet? This unique device comes with an LED strip...

RoBo Blower remote controlled snow blower

03/22/2010, Clearing snow from the driveway can be quite the chore, which is why having kids who are old enough to help out at home is always an invaluable asset to any parent. For those who prefer more automation, there is the RoBo Blower which lets you remove all...

GPU cooling solution to cure RRoD problem

03/22/2010, Rbz decided that he has had enough of the Red Ring of Death malaise in Xbox 360s worldwide, and did something about it not by purchasing a new Xbox 360 each time the old one dies, but to improve on the GPU cooling himself. Unfortunately, his solution is...

Super Gameboy mod

03/18/2010, The Super Gameboy from Nintendo was a specially created piece of hardware which enables players to plug a Gameboy cartridge into the SNES console, and this nifty instructable will direct one to add an 1/8″ audio jack to the catridge, where you will...