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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...

Perpetual Pac-Man calendar goes on like Duracell bunny

03/20/2011, Have an appetite for eating pills? That’s Pac-Man for you, and some enterprising person decided to take that iconic gaming personality and turn him into a cute little calendar. This unique Pac-Man Calendar can be made right from the comfort of your...

DIY headphones offer astounding quality from a cheap base pair

03/18/2011, Everyone knows that you more or less get what you pay for, and in the case of headphones, a good pair of Hi-Fi headphones would normally set you back anywhere from $300 to $500. Stacy has a great love for her music collection, and intends to enjoy them...

Kinect turns you into an “evil genius”

03/14/2011, The Kinect has had software written to let it do at least a 101 things at the moment, but every week more uses for the device just keep popping up. Some folks in the UK have managed to get the Kinect to work with two Tesla coils – using the motion...

R2-D2 modified to include Xbox 360

03/14/2011, Check out this rather unique modification of the R2-D2 droid, where the modder decided to cram an Xbox 360 inside of it, not to mention throwing in a built-in projector to boot. Taking a couple of weeks to build, it comes with glowing blue LED lights, a...

EVOtainment System – when one Wii controller isn’t enough

03/08/2011, If you fancy playing video games on your Sprint EVO 4G but can’t stand using the touchscreen controls, you don’t have too many options to solve the problem. Since the EVO 4G doesn’t have a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, you won’t be...

Jetpack brings new dimension to skiing

03/04/2011, For those who love the sport of skiing but hate the hassle of long, slow lines back to the top of the slope on a chairlift might want to check this out – a spanking new kind of jetpack which might just change the face of skiing, although we do have...

Atari 2600 Stella mod is the bomb

02/28/2011, There will always be room in our hearts for retro stuff, and we’re sure the same applies to many others. After all, take a look at fashion – old stuff comes back in cycles to be the de facto fashion du jour, and in the world of electronics, we...

PlayStation 2 goes portable

02/24/2011, If you’re a fan of console mods, you’re gonna love this one. A modder from England has recently turned his PlayStation 2 into a portable console. It wasn’t described how or what he did to achieve the mod, but from what we can see, it...

RixRover controlled via a much more expensive contraption

02/16/2011, It isn’t that often where the remote control of a particular device or product is more expensive than the item it is controlling, but the DIY RixRover turns that convention on its head. Being a creation of Quebecer Pierric Gimmig, this highly...

Kinect hack gives you magic powers over Roomba

02/14/2011, The Microsoft Kinect has proven itself to be more than a gaming tool that is to be enjoyed by millions in the world over, as enthusiasts have taken the Kinect to do so much more. One of the latest (and most interesting) hacks to date would be getting the...

Head Shaving Helmet saves you a trip to the barber’s

02/09/2011, For those of you who would want to take the Kojak route (if you don’t know who he is, then chances are you’re a whole lot younger than I am) when it comes to your hairstyle, then you would find this Head Shaving Helmet rather…liberating....

Hamster-powered walker – wither animal rights?

02/07/2011, Have you ever tried to have your rather pudgy hamster work out by placing him in one of those balls, and let loose the resident cat? Surely that would have the hamster run the sprint of his life, but then again it isn’t too good on his poor little...

FPS-style ammo counter finds home on automatic weapon

02/01/2011, Do you still remember Sarge’s ammo counter in the Quake III intro? Having heard the beep of his machine gun to signify that he’s out of bullets, he decided to go out in glory by jumping straight into a bunch of stooges, only to be transported...