Mods
 
 
 
Mods
 

How The Europeans Avoid Speed Cameras

[GR]R359mIRnU6Q[/GR] Europe is saturated with speed cameras.  Much like the red light cameras that we have here in LA, they measure your speed, snap a photo if you're breaking the limit and automatically mail you a ticket in th...
 
Mods
 
netflix-player
netflix-player
netflix-player

Netflix Opens Up Netflix Player To Others

As we previously reported (it was rumored at the time) Netflix has opened up its Netflix Player to 'anyone who wants to put their video service on' it.  Today, they officially released a software developers kit, although I can'...
 
Mods
 
boomcooler
boomcooler
boomcooler

BoomCooler Must Be A Joke

I have a hard time believing that the components installed on this standard cooler, otherwise known as the Boomcooler, is worth the price tag, $899.  The site's spec list also suggests that you don't use the installed CD player...

 
Camera
 
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nintendo-ds-hacked-to-a-camera
nintendo-ds-hacked-to-a-camera

Nintendo DS Hacked To Control Camera

Wireless might be a better, make that a more reasonable option, but if you've got some hacking skills you'd do what this guy did: hack a Nintendo DS to act as a remote viewer and controller for a Digital SLR camera. Not only di...
 
Computers
 
bbq-computer
bbq-computer
bbq-computer

Gas BBQ Computer Mod

Since we're on the whole replica thing, check out this crazy mod by some crazy ass gamer. Who ever did this is one smart cookie. They ripped out the innards of an old school gas BBQ and replaced the burners with the CPU and glo...
 
Camera
 
canon_chdk_kit
canon_chdk_kit
canon_chdk_kit

Canon Cameras Get Open Source Software/Firmware That Adds Motion Detecting & More

If the proverbial record just scratched for you, don't worry, it did for me when I read about Canon's CHDK, or Canon Hacker's Development Kit. What is it? It's a firmware update for your Canon camera. You install a few files to...

 
Cars
 

Stretched Ferrari

This first thing that popped into my mind was "how's the cornering on this thing". What you see is a stretched 2000 Ferrari 360, which seats about 8 people. What's really cool is its two giant electric gull wing doors that allo...
 
Cars
 

X-Wing Fighter Car

 What looked to be a Honda Sol (ya, remember those hideous things) is now an X-Wing fighter - or A-wing - minus the wings.  The R2 unit and cockpit details are beyond geekdom. [Geekstir]
 
Cars
 

Jet Powered Minivan (videos)

"Are we there yet?" will soon be a forgotten kid nagging phrase thanks to the Jet Turbine Powered van. It's a turbine which should mean the jet's power is converted to the tires unlike a normal jet engine, which is thrust drive...

 
Cell Phones
 

iPhone Drum Machine: Drummer (video)

Getting the band back together has never been easier thanks to MooCowMusic. Why? Well, we've seen the iAno and the iPhone Guitar, and now there's "Drummer", the iPhone drum machine. It'll require all that Jailbroken goodness (u...
 
Mods
 

Wiimote Hacked To Open/Close Curtains

[GR]FSMJiGPPzGM[/GR] This guy 'paired' his Wiimote to his PC (via Bluetooth), and slapped together some visual basics code to get it talking to his motorized curtains. Check out the above video to see it in action (riveting) an...
 
Cell Phones
 

Simple $20 iPhone Car Integration

How so you ask? Start by purchasing an iSonTalk Microphone Headphone Adapter and a cassette-to-3.5mm adapter. Next, plug everything in into its respective receptacles. Crank your tunes and take a spin around town. When a call c...