Posts Tagged ‘hacks’
 
 
 
Cell Phones
 
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iphone-jailbreak

Is iPhone Jailbreaking Heading To An End?

According to reports, the next batch of iPhone 3GS to hit stores will be far more difficult, if not impossible to Jailbreak.  Sad news, I know, but there is always hope.  And for those of you that are still considering updating...
 
Gaming
 
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wiimote-grapple

Wiimote Controls Giant 15 Ton Grapple (video)

I'd like to introduce you to Bender and Fender, two 15 ton grapples that can spin at a max speed of up to 72Kmh or 12 revolutions per minute.  Get caught in one of those and your bones are sure to turn to jelly.  If the prospec...
 
Autos
 
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ifob-nike-ipod

iFOB: A Nike+iPod Hacked Into A Keyless Entry

I have yet to get around to it, but one day I'll remove my normal door lock in favor of a fingerprint reader or some sort of keyless entry.  Until that time I'll just suffer the burden of carrying around a set of keys.  Nate on...

 
iPod
 
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ipod-steam-engine

iPod Powered By A Steam Engine (video)

Using some lego parts, a female USB connection and a preexisting mini steam engine, some dude with too much time on his hands hacked together the parts to build an archaic iPod charger.  Unfortunately, there are no details on w...
 
Cell Phones
 
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colored-blackberry-trackball-3

Blackberry Tastes The Rainbow, Colored Trackball Mod

If you've got a penchant for hacking your mobile phone than you might wanna add this to your DIYer list: the Blackberry colored trackball.  Sure, you'll have to crack your device open and totally void your warranty, but with in...
 
Apple
 
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hp-mini-osx
hp-mini-osx

HP Mini Running Apple’s OS X (video)

Still can't make the switch to a Macbook and looking to hop on the Netbook bandwagon (God knows why you'd want to)? No prob. Just hack your HP Mini 700 (the EU version of the HP Mini 1000) to run OS X. Everything is in working ...

 
Cell Phones
 
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Sony Xperia Panels UI On An HTC Touch HD

No need to adjust your monitor (or glasses). What you're looking at is Sony Ericsson's 'Panels' hacked onto the HTC Touch HD. Unfortunately, the hack only allows for Panels in the start menu and opening it up is a bit laggy acc...
 
Gaming
 
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dream-trooper-dreamcast
dream-trooper-dreamcast

The Ultimate Portable Dreamcast: The Dreamtrooper

Failures aside, the Sega Dreamcast was hands down the best gaming rig at the time.  Heck, they even pioneered the open environment gaming platform with that Japanese game (the name is escaping me) that cost $20 million to make ...