DIYs & Mods

The Real Firefox

How big of a fanboy do you have to be to put your dog through the hassle of shaving a mohawk strip down the center of its back and then painting it Firefox orange. Can’t the ASPCA do something about this? Come on, animal cops, this is clearly animal cruelty. Now, if only the doggy’s little bed was a little ...

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Sharp 904SH, Toshiba 911T both unlocked but far from perfect

For those who remember the all-awesome Sharp 903 launched years ago, we all miss the sweet 3.2MP CCD camera with 2x optical zoom. Since it was able to be unlocked at that time, we expected all Sharp phones to be unlockable as well… Wrong! Those who had paid $500 for the unusable Sharp 904SH started re-selling them at $250 on ...

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Rubik’s Cube Speaker Is Extremely Retro Looking

This 20.75″ squared speaker is not cube shaped just for the hell of it. The Rubik’s Cube Speaker is a very large model of the original geek puzzle toy, but is actually capable, well, very capable of amplifying your music to be almost as loud as the voices in your head. Weighing in at a massive 144 lbs., the speaker ...

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Clerks Wii Case Mod: I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today

We’ve seen our share of awesome Wii-themed mods, including the Bloodstained Manhunt 2 Wii Case Mod, and even a mod for the Wii’s peripherals, like the Power Glove Wiimote mod. This case mod was commissioned for Kevin Smith himself, based around the ultra-geeky cult following of the movie Clerks. Featuring figurines of the four main characters of the movie on ...

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Metro-Wardrive Takes On Urban Location Gaming

Metro-Wardrive is a game that adapts to your location, providing a map based on a user’s location in a urban center. All the local SSIDs are integrated into the game as enemies which try to capture your “wardrive-cristal”. As long as you move around, you’ll never get the same game map twice, allowing for a complete new experience everytime you ...

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Recycled Film Canister Mini-Speakers

Those of you who like to bust-a-groove to Huey Lewis while snapping shots with your non-digital camera, we’ve got a little project that might inspire some creativty within your traditional minds. We’re sure you’ve got a shit load of old film canisters laying around. Bird-Electron has put together a Kodak Film Speaker system, recycling old canisters. Using empty film canisters, ...

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Blu-ray Official Site Hacked By HD-DVD Fanboy

We have yet get caught up in the Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD chaos as of yet, still sticking with the normal DVD. A certain hacker seems to have taken his love for HD-DVD a little too far. The hack in question redirects users to the HD-DVD site when they try to access the main Blu-ray site. And while redirecting all www.blu-raydisc.com ...

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Touch-Screen Gameboy Color Mod Brings Pokemon To A Whole New Level

Alright, check it out fellow gearheads. The Gameboy Color might be ancient by modern standards, but there was a time wher every 9 year-old on the block had one of these. And if they didn’t? They were laughed at for being girly men. Trust me, I’d know. Mash-Mods has created a Gameboy Color unit with a touch-screen module built right ...

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Pizza Box PC Mod: One Desktop To Go, Please

Here is how we percieve this PC mods creation. One lonely, yet inexplicably charming computer nerd was sitting in his room, when all of a sudden he had a breakthrough. Let’s create a PC out of random crap I have strewn across my living space. Yeah, this old Little Caeser’s Pizza box will work just fine! Mmm, a leftover pepperoni. ...

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UbuntuBox: Worst Case Mod Ever, Hands Down

At first glance, this “case mod”, if you can call it that, looked like the box I carried my belongings off to college with. Look a little deeper and you see that this box is actually a working computer. The UbuntuBox has got to be the ugliest damn case mod of all time. Isn’t there some sort of reward for ...

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