DIYs & Mods

Sony firmware 3.1 just fixes hacks

So for you few but growing number of Sony PSP owners, you are probably used to the flow up firmware upgrades. While constant firmware upgrades usually seem to signify a progression in usability, in this case it seems to be more about the fixing of hacks and workarounds. Nothing new with version 3.1 of PSP firmware which has been released. ...

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Windows Vista media DRM protection cracked, what’s next?

With the recent crackings of the security measures set forth in HD-DVD and Blu-ray, it is only fitting that the DRM in the upcoming release of Windows Vista is hacked. Alex Ionesu, the man who claims to have bypasses the security, has only released very vague information due to the possibility of legal actions by Microsoft. Currently, this is just ...

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Rumor: Ninja Team possibly hacked Wii to play backups

Ever heard of the Ninja Team? If not, here’s a quick briefing, they are the subjects of quite a rumor floating around about the Wii and the ability to play “backup” games. There are claims that they have been able to develop a 5-point soldered ship that lets you play the games that you backed up because you knew they ...

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DIY Wii Steering Wheel

With the flood of Wii related injury images behind us for now, more mods are starting to come out of the woodwork. The Wii steering wheel might look like it’s covered in tape and cardboard, and that’s because it is. True. Most of the racing games come with a official Wii steering wheel. But why spend the money on a ...

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Where are your Xbox 360’s clothes?

What hacking mods have you made to your Xbox 360 lately? No, replacing your faceplate doesn’t count. You probably hanve’t been doing too much moding if Microsoft has had anything to say about it. While hacking the 360 is far more complicated than the Xbox, you can try this on for size. It’s a transparent case for your 360, and ...

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Wii decal takes you back in time, and for no reason

Why do fanboys wish to recreate the past so badly? This is a simple decal that lets you have your brand new Wii controller turn into a “retro” controller so that you don’t have to get out that SNES to get the nostalgia juices flowing. While this decal lets you get a blast-from-the-past, it clashes with the Wii’s minimal aesthetic. ...

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Origen S21T case has built in 12″ display

If you do not have enough room on/under your desk for both a computer and a monitor, you are in a truely crunched position. But because this is a situation that a few people have found themselves in, the Origen S21T HTPC case fits. One small point to make: if you are that cramped in a space, please don’t buy ...

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Make your own laptop

We aren’t talking about some half-ass barebones kit or a build your own toy set. The “ITX-Laptop” is a step by step how-to on how to make your own laptop based on the design of this project. Not only can you make it yourself, but the laptop is said to be just as powerful as a desktop computer. Sure, it’s ...

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Wristwatch piercing body mod means never forgetting the time again

You gotta give teenagers credit where credits due. There is no doubt that creativity seeps through the blood of many teenagers and here’s some proof. This watch piercing was done on an 18-year-old girl! This idea wouldn’t work for the squeamish. Technically you could say this is a body modification, since it is a piercing, but integrating a gadget such ...

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Guitar Hero II custom songs now possible

So you’ve heard of Guitar Hero and its recent release of its second iteration on the PS2. If not, just think of Dance Dance Revolution (DRR), and Guitar Hero is DDR for rockers. So while the release of Guitar Hero 2 isn’t news anymore, the ability to do custom songs definately is. The people at the Scorehero forums have figured ...

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