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Guerrilla Plumbing: How To Save The Earth By Sneaking Around

So you’re at a party, perhaps you have a few alcoholic beverages floating through your bloodstream and you’re feeling like an eco-friendly vigilante. All the beer in your belly makes you have to piss worse than a scared schoolgirl. You take a trip to the bathroom, only to your horror, you see that your buddy is still using a toilet ...

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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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Awesome Wiimote Hack Creates Multitouch Display On Any Surface

Back when there were new Wiimote hacks being released daily, we posted our fair share of note worthy Wii hacks, but understandably, it has been a while since a new one had popped up. This hack is one for the books though. Using the Wiimote’s infrared camera beam, this dude has figured out a relatively simple way to make any ...

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NES Console Built-In To A Controller

Today, everything is about bulk. Everything is becoming more compact, even dare we say “snack-sized”. This user on the Ben Heck forums put together a creative gift for his girlfriend’s birthday. A NES Controller with the entire console built-in to the controller, as well as some built in-games. The NES Controller features the 2 player version of tetris, and a ...

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13-Year-Old Nerd Claims To Have Cracked iPod Touch 1.1.1

A teenage hacker claims to have found an easy way to allow third-party applications to be used on the iPod Touch. While this method doesn’t work on the iPhone (yet), which had its various bugs and app access fixed with the Apple 1.1.1 update, those of you who have bought an iPod Touch will be happy to know that there ...

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Water-Cooled PS3: Someone Was Bound to Do It

It’s probably unnecessary, but if you have ever thought about water-cooling your PS3, Dragonpower has scattered details of this build over a thread at the Official Playstation forums. If you can do it, and you don’t mind massively voiding your warranty, a PS3 that runs silent and around 32C under a heavy load could be your reward. Hit the jump ...

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Genuine Windows Vista sold only 244 copies in the whole of China

Whilst Microsoft was bragging about the sales number of their latest OS Windows Vista, few would actually know that they have only managed to sell 244 copies in the whole of China in the first 2 weeks. You heard that right, and that’s the number quoted from the headquarters of the Windows Vista chief (90% national volume) distributor in Beijing. ...

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Be a Wii-J and mash up some music with a Wiimote hack

[ev type=”youtube” data=”503C14RFphQ”][/ev] Here’s a really cool find. A guy who calls himself DJ ! (DJ Shift+1) has developed a way to hack into the Wiimote and re-map their functions to mod them into a music mixing device compatible with the PC. The video above shows the results of what can be created through a little created hacking. Catch the ...

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Hack: Use CoinStar without that pesky 9% service fee

The idea of CoinStar was a good one. We put in our spare change and CoinStar gives us cash. But then we realized that CoinStar charges you a 9% (!) service charge for something that you can do at a bank for free. So you can imagine our relief when we came across this CoinStar hack. We don’t know if ...

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