Is your iPad looking a bit 2010-ish? Do you envy all those people who stood in line to get an iPad 2 with its fancy pants Smart Cover? Well if so, here's a simple hack that lets you add a new smart cover to your hideously old and outdated iPad 1.
Boy, hacking Kinect never gets old does it? The "evil geniuses" at Brightarcs hacked a Kinect with two Tesla coils to create a machine that zaps electricity at the raise of an arm. The results are oodles of fun that'd make any dull Sunday entertaining.
I guess someone is already bored with Kinect Joy Ride, because a hacker called Nitrogen has taken his Kinect, and turned it into something to control the lighting in his living room....
A group of students at the University of Washington are using Microsoft's Kinect to aid in robotic surgery. While the hack won't make surgical robots the next Doogie Howser, it does give them a sense of touch.
Independent programmers and developers are doing some wonderful things with Microsoft's Kinect camera. Guess, who else is getting in on the action? Adult-game developers.
You probably already know this, but Super Mario Bros. turned 25 this year. What better way to commemorate the anniversary than, with a Kinect hack that uses your entire body to squash Goombas and defeat Bowser to save Princess Peach?
The floodgates for Kinect hacks have officially opened. We already saw one guy bring Minority Report-style photo manipulation using a Kinect sensor. Now we have another dude who has created a 3D holographic video with the same tech.
After eight years of geeking over Minority Report's gesture-based manipulation interface, we're really pumped that it isn't all just movie magic anymore. It was only a matter of time before this would happen. Hackers are a crafty bunch after all.
Well, here's a design we've instantly fallen in love with. It's the Monochron, a Pong-playing clock by engineer and retronaut Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries. The Monochron comes as a kit you put together yourself, and after some simple soldering...
We're used to seeing people turn their old hardware into stuff like joysticks and robots, but here's something different: a wireless doorbell. This guy gutted an NES controller and fitted it with a wireless module. "The module was modified a...