Tag Archives: desktop

Hyperlink: Cursors Through Art

The product of artist Ben Fino-Radin, “Hyperlink” is a four-piece series of needlepoint yarn sculptures that feature the ever-prominent desktop cursor. These are huge works of art too, meaning that Ben most likely spent hours looking at a pixelated hand in Photoshop for hours on end. It’s from 2006 but old things can be good too, you know. Link [via]

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Kung-Fu Companion Kicks Butt And Takes Names

Desktop companions are an integral piece to everyone’s computer room feng shui. Now that doesn’t mean you need to settle for some boring chameleon that does nothing more than let his tongue loose every once and awhile. Instead, why not try the Kung-Fu Boy? He’ll kick and chop his way into your heart all while making the appropriate sound effects, ...

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The Beagle Board Does Not Include Free Peanuts

Digi-Key has unleashed its power house single-board computer called the Beagle Board. This developer dream board is perfect for DIY projects and ground level design work. Don’t judge it by its size either, its processor: the ARM Cortex A8, runs up to 600MHz while delivering over 1,200 MIPS (million instructions per second). It packs quite a punch for a 3″ ...

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Midori: Beyond Windows

I can’t imagine a world without Windows. It seems like only yesterday I was spending hours trying to figure how to change my desktop wallpaper on Windows 3.1. Word is that Microsoft is getting a head start on their next operating system that’ll replace Windows entirely. Their new project, Midori, centers around the Internet, casting out the dependency your operating ...

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Don’t Throw Away That Busted iPod Just Yet

Who says busted technology can’t have a second chance? After her brother backed over his own iPod with a car, Crafster.org user Stefferroo posted this DIY project directly inspired by the Nintendo controller mouse. She magically turned a ruined iPod into a working mouse. Don’t let the screen fool you, this MP3 player does not play music at all but ...

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USB Chameleon Chills On Your Monitor

You can never have enough desktop companions cluttering your desk and cramping your monitor. This reptilian USB friend is indigenous to cum-ridden desks everywhere and comes in three extreme colors: green, orange and yellow. Just plug it into your computer and it’ll rotate its eyes and randomly flick its tongue. It’s almost like a real chameleon; a real chameleon made ...

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Amphibious PC Keeps You Afloat

Swimming pool gadgets are the best kind of gadgets. Unfortunately, not all of them can keep people who lack buoyancy afloat. Fortunately, for the lethargic, the “PC of the Swim-Rings” has a flotation device around the computers base which is reminiscent of a LifeSaver candy. The amphibious PC is fitted with a solar power driven processor, water-cooling system, GPRS receiver, ...

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Kissass PC for Saving the Earth

It’s no mystery that home computers use up a lot of precious energy we could be using towards something else. Ben Chase has designed a working computer that runs on the Windows operating system and only consumes an astonishing 27-watts of power. Its components are even upgradeable without the need of tools. Hardware manufacturers could take a note from Ben ...

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Liquid Cooled Motorcycle Case Mod: Green With Envy

Forget about the fact that this is even a PC, but even if this were a real motorcycle, the green LED glow would capture my attention. Now, imagine being able to have this Motorcycled Case Mod in your office or computer den. This liquid-cooled Motorcycle Case holds the tradition of other vehicle themed case mods, but goes completely overboard with ...

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Epic Pink Floyd “The Wall” PC Case Mod

You could say that all in all, this PC case mod is just another brick in the wall, but we would have to fully disagree with you. This Pink Floyd “The Wall” PC Case mod is not merely a new skin, but a fully-functioning piece of art all on its own. Totally custom made, The Wall PC reminds me of ...

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