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Game Gear modded to become Handy Gear

06/30/2011, If you happen to see the Handy Gear somewhere, hold your horses before accusing it of being a cheap rip-off model of the original Sega Game Gear. This is actually lovablechevy’s project over at Ben Heck’s forum, where it sports a custom case...

Bandi Scarab gaming PC has looks that could kill

06/16/2011, When it comes to a gaming computer, most of us don’t really bother too much about how the chassis looks like on the outside, as long as the innards are able to push out the framerates required for today’s games so that you remain ahead of the...

Kinect hack might be used in intelligent healing massage?

06/09/2011, Love all things Kinect, as well as the many hacks that follow the device to make it a worthy rival to the Nintendo Wiimote when it comes to filling non-gaming needs? That is what this latest Kinect hack might result in, targeting massage therapists who...

Jazari makes a one-man band a snap

06/09/2011, Check out the video in the extended post to see the Jazari in action, where the creator relied on a Wiimote as well as a custom Arduino controller that was specially built from arcade buttons, relying on a bunch of gestural sensors and springbok horns...

Joule Thief ensures you battery is really, really drained

06/03/2011, With the advent of superior rechargeable battery technology these days, gone are the times where you ripped open a pack of AA or AAA batteries to replace those dead ones, where the latter are then thrown out into the garbage bin without giving any more...

Custom-made wireless mice are nice to look at

06/03/2011, Are you any good at tinkering around with old and unwanted pieces of electronics? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you would most probably be interested in Aaron Ristau who has made a name for himself over at MAKE, taking wireless mice and...

LEGO Ukulele is fully playable

05/27/2011, When it comes to LEGO, clearly one’s imagination (and the kinds of bricks that you have) are more or less the only limitations to what you can create. What you see above is a LEGO Ukulele, and the even more amazing thing is this – it is fully...

Game Boy camera can now capture video

05/26/2011, The Game Boy camera that you see above is certainly one hardy piece of electronics – who would have thought that in the day and age of PS3s and Xbox 360s, you would find such an old school product being featured? The black and white images that it...

Video Game Urinal that actually flushes

05/20/2011, Now this is one interesting DIY project that you might want to look into if you feel that you have some extra time to spare this weekend, and so much the better if you’re a video game geek. The name itself, the Video Game Urinal, is...

Bods Mods’ TRON Lightcycle PC is the bee’s knees

05/19/2011, Some say that PC case modding is a form of art, and if you were sitting on the fence requiring more concrete evidence, then surely even the TRON Lightcycle PC from Bods Mods is capable of swaying your mind. This is not a street legal version of the...

Gatling slingshot makes your kid the toast of the neighborhood

04/26/2011, It can be said that Jörg Sprave is one hugely talented man – after all, he was the one who came up with the rather wonderful machete slingshot, and has now set his sights on a gatling slingshot which on paper, is able to fire away up to 960 rounds...

SNES controller turns Android phone into a gaming machine

04/22/2011, If you want an Android phone with physical buttons for gaming, you can opt to purchase a phone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard or a Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. But if you like your current Android phone and you feel that there isn’t a need to...

Honey, I Shrunk The Crossbow

04/21/2011, When we talk about miniaturization, more often than not we apply that to the world of consumer electronics. After all, take a nice, good look at the cell phone – how has it shrunk over the years, starting from a handset that was large and heavy...

iPhone radiation dock – yet another Japan-inspired device

04/19/2011, We’ve seen the DIY Arduino Geiger counter yesterday, but here is yet another Japan-inspired device, an iPhone radiation dock. This is part of the efforts involved to cleverly leverage the use of technology in order to help Japan with their ongoing...