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RFID drink machine says “Change? What change?”

04/05/2011, The idea of a drink vending machine is a cool one to say the least, and is definitely a departure from having someone in the flesh prepare a drink for you. Apart from that, it beats having to go to the nearest convenience store to pick up your favorite...

Game Boy Color revived from the dead by the power of the sun

04/05/2011, A modder breathed new life into his dog-chewed Game Boy Color by blessing it with eternal life – as long as the sun shines of course. He ripped apart a solar powered garden lamp, took the solar panel from it and attached it to his Game Boy Color, hooked...

DIY NES in a NES-ted cartridge

04/04/2011, OK, so I couldn’t help myself with the “nested” pun in the title, but it does make plenty of sense (to me, at least). The wonders of miniaturization has brought us to this crossroads, where the old school Nintendo Entertainment System...

Invisible Ink Printer Mod

04/03/2011, Remember back in the days when you were a kid, and writing down secret messages to one another involved using lemon juice? Of course, this was the most basic of all kinds of invisible ink, but didn’t that tickle your imagination all those years ago?...

Electronic Magic 8 Ball

03/30/2011, Are you extremely indecisive that you cannot figure out what step to take next? This is where the Electronic Magic 8 Ball comes in, thanks to Pete Mills. Since it isn’t your traditional fluid-filled ball, this electronic version is controlled by a...

Guitar-PC won’t let you play tunes, but lets you play Quake

03/29/2011, In the exciting world of PC-case mods, it’s always interesting to see what sort of cases people can come up with. All the way in France, an avid PC modder by the name of Joss recently came up with one kick-ass PC case – made from a cheap guitar....

Home made electric scooter fits into suitcase nicely 

03/25/2011, They say that necessity is the mother of all invention, and Terry Hope decided to work on an electric scooter which could fit into a suitcase simply because of good ol’ red tape – he was told three years ago by a captain that he cannot bring...

Mil-Surplus Heli Helmet game headset looks far out

03/23/2011, The Mil-Surplus Heli Helmet game headset that you see here is truly one-of-a-kind, after all, it is a DIY project that sees plenty of love go into it. What used to be a bargain-bin surplus helicopter helmet that already has integrated speakers and a...

Mini MAME cabinet a DIY project

03/23/2011, Ed had some spare time on his hands, and coupled with a little bit of know how as well as a netbook that is no longer seeing much action, he decided to turn this netbook into a mini MAME cabinet for the rest of his family members to enjoy. First of all,...

Persistence of vision enters business card realm

03/23/2011, The business card is still an essential tool to have these days, never mind that you already change your smartphone with each new model that comes out. After all, social networking accounts and micro blogging sites have also become as essential as your...

Ben Heck’s 1977 Atari and Xbox 360 merger

03/21/2011, Modder extraordinaire Ben Heck has just come up with something that brings together the old and new in a single device – we’re talking about an old school 1977 Atari merged with the Xbox 360 to result in a laptop system of sorts. This custom...

Microsoft Kinect works on the Sony PlayStation 3

03/21/2011, If there’s one thing we thought the Microsoft Kinect would not be able to do was to work with the Sony PlayStation 3. Well a Kinect modder who goes by the name of Shantanu Goel has just proven us wrong. He has managed to get the motion control...