Tag Archives: mod

Honoring Billy Mays the Only Way We Know How… A Keyboard Mod

As geeks, we have slightly skewed and sometimes inappropriate ways of handling stress. Most of the time we like to mix in some humor with our mourning. It helps to lighten the mood. This keyboard mod memorial renames the “Caps Lock” key the “Billy Mays” key. Your loud, boisterous voice will forever live on in our hearts and keyboards, Billy. ...

Read More »

Broom Surge Protector Powers Your Electronics with a Clean Sweep

Us gearheads are admittedly not the best housekeepers in the universe (at least this universe). Our brain is filled with so many other thoughts and ideas, how can we possible make space to remember our daily chores? And don’t give me that chore chart crap. That shit is for the birds. The Brook Surge Protector not only powers four different ...

Read More »

Virtual On Reborn On Xbox 360

Have you ever played the Dreamcast/Arcade classic Virtual On? It’s one of those wacky robot games that has a huge cult following. The Dreamcast version came with these twin arcade sticks you’d use to play the game with. Since then, nothing has come close to the same gaming experience – until now. Some Japanese dude took two candy tubes, wired ...

Read More »

Ben Heck’s C64 Laptop

Dream for days of true retro-gaming on the go? Ben Heck has you covered. He’s put his master modder skills to good use this time around, creating a portable Commodore 64 laptop. Says Heck: This project somehow has the distinction of being both the longest and fastest portable electronics project I have ever done. I originally started making a C64 ...

Read More »

DIY: SNES Game Cartridge USB Hub

So, you haven’t been able to find that perfect USB hub to extend your peripheral horizons, yet you’ve been looking for what feels like decades. Forget about the middleman. There’s no need to buy a hub from a third-party as long as you’ve got some time, around $30 and a little technical prowess. The SNES Game Cartridge USB Hub is ...

Read More »

Genius: The Cart Bike

I have to admit, I’ve never seen someone attach a grocery cart to the front of a bicycle. Now that I think about it, why hasn’t anyone done this yet? It’s essentially the smartest way to cart around stuff if you don’t drive. You can now go grocery shopping and not have to worry about how much food you can ...

Read More »

Steampunk Dishwashes Cleans Your Utensils, Armor

Prefer a Coat of Arms over a peacoat? Rayguns over the mighty handgun? We feel you. Your love of Steampunk culture is what keeps the DIY movement going and DVD sales of Blade Runner high. If you’re sick of turning electronics and computers into Steampunk creations, try giving your dishwasher the tile treatment. With a little brass and handiwork, your ...

Read More »

Turn Your Roomba Into a Horny Toad

Mmm, I’m not sure how I feel about this “mod” for the Roomba. While the furry cover for the vacuum is welcome, the strange look this toad has on its face is somewhat like the Mona Lisa’s smile: creepy and mysterious. That’s probably ’cause it’s made with real glass eyes. I get the whole toad thing, but how come I’m ...

Read More »

Taste The Rainbow: Mac Mini

The Mac Mini is a fantastic computer for day-to-day use or as a media center box for your TV. Problem is, that anodized aluminum finish can look dull sitting next to all your other gadgets surrounding your television. Spice it up a little with a paint job from Computer Choppers. For a whopping $200, they’ll gladly dye your Mac Mini ...

Read More »
Casinoble