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Samsung NC10 receives another mini PCI-E slot

01/25/2010, While the stock model of the Samsung NC10 comes with a sole mini PCI-E slot, why not literally take things into your own hands by introducing a second mini PCI-E slot into the venerable netbook? Since there is no actual socket, this DIY will require you...

Kamikaze 64 is best Nintendo 64 mod yet

01/25/2010, The Kamikaze 64 could very well be the best Nintendo 64 handheld mod to date, as you will be able to enjoy the full range of controls, accompanied by input for a second controller. When you’re not out and about, why not hook it up to your living...

Game Boy Advance Flash Drive

01/22/2010, The Game Boy has undergone a fair number of mods to date, but how about the Game Boy Advance? Well, the latter’s cartridges are pretty nifty for some DIY mod work as with the case of this Game Boy Advance Flash Drive. Capable of holding up to 16GB...

Google Nexus One with multitouch browser

01/22/2010, It often takes a community to come up with modifications and changes that will affect a particular device positively after the manufacturer failed to listen to its customers, and that’s what happened with Google’s Nexus One handset. A...

DIY face tracking with X10 camera turret

01/19/2010, Want to come up with your very own face tracking solution for your home? You won’t go wrong with the X10 camera turret alongside the instructions over at Extremetech as they came up with a guide on placing virtually every element of your home at...

Misa Digital Guitar

01/19/2010, This has got to be one of the coolest guitars around if you’re not a rock star – the Misa Digital Guitar which boasts its very own touchpad. Lovingly constructed by Sydney-based designer Michael, the Misa Digital Guitar relies on your right...

DIY Solar Dog charger

01/12/2010, If your dog can pull you along on a sled, then chances are you’ve got a green mode of transport although picking up after its poop could prove to be on tedious affair especially when you are on a long trip. The DIY Solar Dog Charger prototype by...

Google Nexus One gets tethering

01/09/2010, The Google Nexus One has been hacked now, where both wireless and wired tethering is now available in Android 2.1. To get this up and running, you will need to install some add-ons from the folks at XDA forums. Bear in mind that this is not a full ROM...

Handheld wireless visual interface for PS3

12/30/2009, The Sony PS3 has gotten an extremely interesting DIY peripheral in the form of a handheld wireless visual interface for Sony’s console, where a 1.2GHz wireless transmitter will send controller commands to the PS3, while retrieving video signals from...

Automatic Wireless Drink Mixer

12/30/2009, Forget the bartender – you can always check out the Automatic Wireless Drink Mixer, which is the culmination of a bunch of students from the University of Washington Electrical Engineering undergoing the Embedded Systems EE478 class. This automatic...

WW2 German Fighter Plane Sidecar

12/28/2009, Henrik Toth certainly has some mad soldering skills as he put together this WW2 Messerschmitt ME109 fighter plane together with a Yamaha Wild Star Cruiser, resulting in the WW2 German Fighter Plane Sidecar that is one of the cooler rides around the...

Laser harp makes music

12/24/2009, Jared has some leftover lasers from a previous project, and deciding to follow the mantra “waste not, want not”, he decided to put them to good use by conjuring this magical laser harp. This fine musical instrument replaces traditional strings...

Magic 8 ball hacked

12/22/2009, Who would have thought that a childhood staple like the Magic 8 ball could be hacked? Well, this person managed to do so, using a Plexiglas cutter to cut the glue at the seam of the ball before prying it apart with a screwdriver, and in the process,...

DIY pinball machine

12/21/2009, Jeri Ellsworth decided to make her very own pinball machine from scratch, which is an amazing achievement for just about anyone. This was made possible thanks to her efforts in cannibalizing subassemblies from other pinball machines, and while it is still...