DIYs & Mods

The Arduino Spectrum

Here’s a great gift idea if you’ve got a few friends that are into DIYin’ their own Gmail notifier. It’s a limited edition pack of 10 Arduino Duemilanove kits in 10 different color combinations for $317 dollars. In case you missed that last sentence: that’s ten new Arduinos in assorted colors at the same price as four separately purchased Arduinos. ...

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iPhone 3G Unlocked By Dev-Team

The original gangsters of unlocking, the iPhone Dev-Team, has finally jailbroken the iPhone 3G through software. Right now, they’re packaging it up for use as a user-friendly application similar to that of Pwnage. Plus, with the recent announcement of the iPhone 3G gift card, people will be able to activate their iPhone 3Gs from home and thus, will be able ...

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Doom On An iPhone With TV Out

iPhone developer Steven Troughton-Smith updated his iPhone port of Doom to not only take advantage of the iPhone’s TV-out features but also utilize its touchscreen as an interface for the game. Why he decided to display the game on an old monochrome Apple II monitor is beyond me. We get it, Steven: you love Apple. For now, there are no ...

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Turn Your iPhone/iPod Touch Into A MIDI Controller

The best things in life are free, no question about it. But even if it wasn’t free, I’d most likely buy iTouchMidi, a program for both OS X and Windows that will receive MIDI signals from your iPhone or iPod Touch via WiFi. Pretty insane right? Check out what this guy did with two iPod Touches and iTouchMidi software. He ...

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Playstation Home Hacked and First Impressions

PS Home came and guess what: it sucks. Sure, it’s supposed to be in “beta” but the whole thing is just flawed to no end. The Penny Arcade guys did a great job of summarizing it, so check out their comic. Luckily, someone has figured out how to hack into Playstation Home and thus, opening the door for somebody to ...

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You Can’t Do That On Television

Know why? Because this is a plush TV set. It’s simply gorgeous. Color test on the screen, white bezel – fantastic. No one knows who made it and no one will ever find out. That’s because Marc Summers has a grudge. A grudge against the world. Happy Friday. Link [via]

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Kickbee: Twitter When The Baby Kicks

When a father makes a gadget for his unborn son, that’s true dedication. Corey Menscher designed and built the Kickbee for his pregnant wife. The baby kicks her stomach, a piezo sensor reads it and another module twitters the response for all to see. Can you guess what microcontroller is used to control all of this? Take a guess. Yup. ...

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Pastebud: Copy and Paste On The iPhone

Lucky you, iPhoners and iPod Touchers. Seems a little “application” called Pastebud brings copy and paste functionality to Safari and Mail through clever JavaScript and bookmarking. Consider it the year’s ultimate iPhone hack. It’s not an official application that you get through the App Store but it sure as hell works. Hey, it’s the best you’re going to get until ...

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DIY Dead Space Action Figures

Designing your own action figure shows that you have a lot of dedication and heart for a particular comic/video game/series/whatever. Usually the best way to go about designing your own action figure is to start with another model and modify it. This is exactly how creator Chris Hooton designed Isaac from Dead Space. He took an old Cyclops figure from ...

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“Is That Rob Halford?”

Straight out of the cover of a Judas Priest album, this “thing” looks to be a steampunk steed from Hell. Dubbed “Lrry,” it’s a rideable motorcycle/robo-horse constructed by the Mutoid Waste Company in London. The best part about it is it’s 100% recycled. Biker gangs will be running for the hills. Linkvia]

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