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06.20.12
Bug-zapping lightsaber built in minutes, ready to fry pests
06.20.12

Bug-zapping lightsaber built in minutes, ready to fry pests

Simulated Jedi training not passing muster? Something more firmly grounded in reality might fit th...

By A. Santos,   06.20.12
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10.03.11
Arduino-powered modder recreates 'first PC'
10.03.11

Arduino-powered modder recreates 'first PC'

Before the Altair 8800, before the SCElBI, there was the Kenbak-1 -- considered to be the first...

By D. Cooper,   10.03.11
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09.30.08
Hack your RPTV to double the screen size
09.30.08

Hack your RPTV to double the screen size

Although we seldom find anything relative to HD on Hack A Day, we love to read about all the cool p...

By B. Drawbaugh,   09.30.08
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07.14.08
Create your own Mac tablet
07.14.08

Create your own Mac tablet

Many Mac users have wanted a tablet for years, but Apple has definitely failed to deliver such a dev...

By Cory Bohon,   07.14.08
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12.31.07
Don't like your pre-amp? Build your own!
12.31.07

Don't like your pre-amp? Build your own!

If you're big into do-it-yourself electronics, and feeling like your existing off-the-shelf pre-ampl...

By Erik Hanson,   12.31.07
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05.16.06
Xbox 360 firmware hack boots copied discs
05.16.06

Xbox 360 firmware hack boots copied discs

Remember back in February when some clever hackers figured out how to embed code into the firmware o...

By C. Grant,   05.16.06
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