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07.22.13
This Arduino hackaphone was never going to be pretty, but it does the job
07.22.13

This Arduino hackaphone was never going to be pretty, but it does the job

Okay, we'll admit that it looks a bit like a baby monitor. But in contrast to those over-engineere...

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06.24.13
Homebrew 8-bit computer packs in 16 cores, multitasks like a champ
06.24.13

Homebrew 8-bit computer packs in 16 cores, multitasks like a champ

It looks like Jack Eisenmann has done it again. A couple of years after the hobbyist hacker built...

By N. Lee,   06.24.13
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06.21.13
Hack a Day modder builds a custom controller for disabled gamers
06.21.13

Hack a Day modder builds a custom controller for disabled gamers

Sure, when tinkerer Caleb Kraft found out that pressure switches marketed at the disabled were mas...

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05.03.13
Build your own 80,000 volt Thor hammer, what could possibly go wrong?
05.03.13

Build your own 80,000 volt Thor hammer, what could possibly go wrong?

When someone says "The idea is extremely simple, a tiny tesla coil inside a fake hammer" we look u...

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04.11.13
Oculight LED hack gives the Oculus Rift a hint of peripheral vision (video)
04.11.13

Oculight LED hack gives the Oculus Rift a hint of peripheral vision (video)

Although the Oculus Rift is one of the more ambitious attempts at making virtual reality accessibl...

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03.09.13
Simple wallet hack uses magnetic alarms to stave off pickpockets
03.09.13

Simple wallet hack uses magnetic alarms to stave off pickpockets

We just wrapped up our tour of duty at MWC dodging the notorious pickpockets in Barcelona, so perh...

By N. Lee,   03.09.13
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12.11.12
Wii Homebrew channel sneaks onto Wii U, sticks with what it knows
12.11.12

Wii Homebrew channel sneaks onto Wii U, sticks with what it knows

Back in 2010, Ninteno's waggle-riffic wonder would occasionally pulsate with a charming blue glow:...

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10.12.12
Your Portal gun isn't as cool as Hack-a-Day's Portal gun (which actually levitates a companion cube)
10.12.12

Your Portal gun isn't as cool as Hack-a-Day's Portal gun (which actually levitates a companion cube)

There you were, thinking your NECA-produced Portal gun replica was super neat all on its own. Well...

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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...

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