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Rock Band drum kit transformed to poker game controller

03/04/2010, Who would have thought that your everyday Rock Band drum kit could actually receive a new lease of life in the form of a poker game controller? Poker Listings’ Sean Lind is the brain behind this idea, where he has conjured a fairly simple method of...

Wireless Catcher outputs captured Wi-Fi signals as sound

03/04/2010, The Wireless Catcher is definitely something unique that we haven’t come across before – after all, how many devices out there do you know is capable of detecting Wi-Fi signals in the vicinity, resulting in an output of audio which varies...

Flying Hovercraft set to take to the skies

03/03/2010, The Flying Hovercraft seems to be something pulled from the pages of the future, but it is very real right here and now. Thanks to Rudy Heeman of Nelson, New Zealand, this hovercraft is capable of flight and can function equally well either on water or on...

Free motion cycling rollers

03/03/2010, They say never to let your dog run on a treadmill as the experience will most probably drive your four-legged friend nuts. Well, we humans are different since we like to get busy and yet go nowhere – case in point, the treadmill. This free motion...

Automatic Telephone Recorder

03/03/2010, Those who love to follow James Bond and his ilk might want to check out the Automatic Telephone Recorder which is capable of recording immediately the moment one picks up the handset, with a computer doing the actual recording which is triggered by the...

doomBox brings back old school gaming

03/01/2010, Folks who started gaming with iD Software’s Doom will definitely have fond memories of that bad-ass marine, especially with the blood flowing out of his helmet upon his death. Well, JJ decided to bring the classic gaming title back home with the DIY...

Wii turned into laptop casemod

03/01/2010, OMGPedoBear (what a nick) is pretty talented to come up with a portable Wii laptop casemod, where the entire project took him three months to complete. Created from expanded PVC sheets, he placed a 17″ LCD monitor in the lid while games are loaded...

Piano hacked to feature blue LEDs

03/01/2010, Just when you thought that pianos are just that – musical instruments that can play a vast array of tunes in the hands of a master musician, along comes this hack that will turn your piano into something much more, a showpiece in your living room,...

HP Mini 311 BIOS has been hacked

03/01/2010, The day has finally arrived – the BIOS of the HP Mini 311 has been hacked, where some of the added functionality now includes the ability to unlink FSB and memory frequencies, letting one set those frequencies independently in the BIOS. Apart from...

LED Wave Display

02/25/2010, Csaba Bleuer’s latest DIY invention would be the LED Wave Display which will display text in mid-air simply by waving it back and forth. This is somewhat reminiscent of the Fan Motor Spinning LED Display, where the spinning display inspired this...

DIY Home Crane Game

02/25/2010, Remember the crazy amount of quarters that you have spent over the years at the arcades, trying to pick up soft toys and cellphones from a transparent box? Well, you can now do so from the comfort of your own home, with the DIY Home Crane Game. This ought...

Billie Jean LED Light-Up Disco Shoes

02/23/2010, Chances are the first time you laid your eyes on Michael Jackson and his cool pair of shoes in the Billie Jean video, you were wondering what kind of magic this man possessed. Well, why not settle for the DIY Billie Jean LED Light-Up Disco Shoes? These...

Musical toaster requires interaction before eating

02/23/2010, A Flickr user who goes by the handle zachaholic has come up with this rather unique VU toaster that relies on a sound volume meter to directly control the heat of the toaster. Whenever you want to release the toast, all you need to do is bang on the...

Cylon Teddy Bear

02/23/2010, Teddy bears enjoy brisk sales during the Valentine’s season, and it an all round feel good gift regardless of age. Well, someone who had plenty of talent and spare time on their hands decided to come up with the Cylon Teddy Bear, where it comes with...