Posts Tagged 'mod'

Kindleberry Pi: Hack Your Kindle Into Raspberry Pi Display

If you’ve got a Kindle you’re planning on upgrading, and you’re wondering what to do with your old eReader, then check out what Gef Tremblay did with his old Kindle. He hacked it into something he calls a Kindleberry. With the mod, his Kindle serves as a display for his Raspberry Pi computer.

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Ben Heck’s BASIC Pocket PC: The Franken-Computer

Ben Heck is well known as a modder extraordinaire, and this time he doesn’t let anyone down by cobbling together a pocket PC from an array of harvested parts, including a chatpad from an Xbox 360 controller.

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Embedding an RFID Transit Card Inside Your iPhone

After seeing Dhani Sutanto from London embedding a RFID Transit Card into a ring, Becky from Adafruit thought that it would be a cool idea to try and embed one into her iPhone.

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Hate Loose Earbuds? Try These Easy DIY Earbud Modifications

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There’s nothing more annoying than going for a run or being out during an errand with your favorite pair of earphones, and having to constantly fiddle with them so they stay put. In my experience, specific types of earbud covers are needed to prevent earbuds from popping out. Here are some easy ways to making them stay put from a DIY perspective…

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Text-Enabled Espresso Machine Prints Your Number on Foam

This definitely isn’t your average texting setup, because it allows you to send a text message to remotely tell a coffee machine to start making your coffee. This espresso machine also prints the last three digits of your phone number on the foam, ensuring that no one will steal your fresh cup of java in the morning.

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IKEA Sunnan Solar Lamp Modded Into iPad Charger

When you think about it, having a solar charger is a good idea, especially if you find yourself outdoors frequently, and your gadgets often run out of juice. If you’d rather not just go with an off-the-shelf charger, you can always mod an IKEA Sunnan solar lamp to become your iPad charger.

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The Whiteboard Laptop & Other Laptop Mods

Nowadays, a lot of people now need to lug around a laptop for school or work, there comes a time when you wonder what else you can do with your computer. While permanent modifications need some thought, temporary add-ons and hacks can make life easier, if you always need to have your computer with you. Here are a variety of different mods that are temporary, permanent, and fun.

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Best of Both Worlds: Modder Crams PS3 and Xbox 360 into Same Box

There used to be a time when people would only have one video game console, and you’d have “Nintendo” fans and “Sega” fanatics, but gamers now tend to have more than one gaming console to take care of their needs. You’ll find PS3s, with Wiis, and Xbox 360s, it doesn’t matter much. Now, it looks like a modder managed to cram a PS3 and an Xbox 360 into the same box. I just wonder how hot this box will get.

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WALL-E Mobile PC Can Actually Move Around, Not Sure on Garbage Collection

German tinkerer Thechoozen from Cologne built this incredible-looking WALL-E robot that has a mini PC inside. That’s not all. The whole thing was made out of sheet metal and also has an RC unit so that this case can actually move around, and he has a pair of webcams hidden behind his eyeballs to capture a 3D POV image wherever WALL-E roams.

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Wii UNLimited Edition: Unnecessary But Cool Water-Cooling

I get the point about cooling an Xbox 360. Those suckers overheat pretty quickly, but the Nintendo Wii? I’ve never heard any complaints over that console’s heat, but that didn’t stop Angel OD from the Bit-Tech Forums to water-cool his Wii, in this completely superfluous hack. It’s called the Wii UNLimited Edition.

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