Computing

Mechanical Tumor Peripheral Pulsates and Grows

The ultra-realistic mechanical tumor plugs into your computer, pulsating and growing as your computer works harder and harder. I’m sure designer Mio I-zawa had a more significant symbolization in mind than my nausea can dictate at the moment, but for now all I can think of is not puking. Hit the jump for a super creepy tumor-filled video.

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One-Handed Xbox 360 Controller

Righties rejoice. Ben Heck has done it again with a brand new mod. This time around the Heck-ster created a one-handed Xbox 360 controller. The addition of a semi-intrusive joystick removes the need for the left side of the controller. An added mechanism on the rear of the controller manages the bumper action. While it’s not as pretty as some ...

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Inexpensive Illumination: Glow in the Dark Keyboard Stickers

Not everyone is in the financial position to buy a keyboard with illuminated keys. That shit can get expensive. Macbooks might come stock with illuminated keys, but my Dell POS sure as hell doesn’t. What if I’m high off my ass in the dark and can’t remember my QWERTY hand placement? Not a pleasant situation. These Glowing Keyboard Stickers, made ...

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Homemade Cardboard PC Case is Probably Flammable

Perhaps the greenest and most flammable case mod we’ve ever seen, aside from the UbuntuBox, the “Recompute” cardboard PC case shows off how sustainability can not only be cheap, but can ignite your whole house in flames as well. Even if there is a cooling fan, and even if the power supply and mother board are kept at separate ends ...

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Pyramid HTPC Casemod

The Egyptians built pyramids for a reason. Number one, the pharaohs forced them to at whip point. Two, they look fucking awesome. It seems the designer of this Pyramid HTPC casemod got his hands on a few Egyptian slaves. I wonder how much they go for these days. Inspired by the pyramids featured in Stargate, the HTPC includes an Intel ...

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iTwinge Adds Tactile Keyboard to iPhone

Many Blackberry users have been holding out on the iPhone because of the device’s lack of a real feel keyboard. The iTwinge adds an actual tactile keyboard to the phone, while making it look uglier than any Blackberry ever released. Big thumbs got you down? The touchscreen of the iPhone has caused some serious issues for some users who have ...

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Korg microSAMPLER: Take the Show on the Road

I’m Mixmaster GEARhead and I’m here to say, I use the microSAMPLER ev-ery-day. Not really, but I would if I could afford it! Specifically designed for taking your show on the road, the microSampler is a compact and portable sampling keyboard. And it’s made by Korg, so it’s gotta be good. Grab samples from an in-line, the built-in gooseneck mic ...

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If da Vinci Had Designed the Mac

If Leonardo da Vinci had taken a page out of Steve Jobs’s book and decided to design computer hardware for a living, his designs would have probably looked something like this. We’ve already seen what the iPhone would have looked like through da Vinci’s eyes, and even his rendition of Super Mario Bros., but the iSteam Mac design reveals da ...

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Inside the iPod Nano 5th Generation: The Teardown

Somehow, someway, iFixIt has manged to get their hands on a iPod Nano 5th Generation (yeah, that’s the new one with the video camera announced at the “It’s Only Rock and Roll” event). And what did they do once their grasp was tight on the device? What else? They took the thing apart and photographed its innards. Check out these ...

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