Steampunk Xbox 360 Mod

We have featured quite a few different Xbox mods here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one was created by Robet LaMonte, a simple yet stylish design that gives his Xbox 360 a cool steampunk look.

Robert wanted to add some extra cooling to his Xbox 360, so he decided to give it a new look at the same time, he added some brass accents, some gears and had it painted with a wood look finish by the guys over at Liquid Transformations.

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Nintendo 64 Console Transformed Into A Portable Handheld N64

If you are a fan of the Nintendo N64 and have one sitting gathering dust in the attic, you might like to dig it out and transform it into a portable handheld version. Just like the one pictured below and created by an unknown user on the Acid Cow website.

The unknown creator of this gaming masterpiece, painstakingly dismantled their Nintendo 64 and combined it with three battery packs and an LCD screen. Then created a case for the device by cutting up and glueing together the different parts of the N64 case and controller to create the new handheld.

Handheld N64

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MacBook Air Gets Chromium OS Port

Chrome OS hacker Hexxeh has released a port of Google’s Chrome OS for the MacBook Air, Chromium is the open source version of Google’s Chrome OS, and Hexxeh managed to get it running on his MacBook Air.

According to Hexxeh the MacBook Air takes around 22 seconds to boot into Google’s Chrome OS, and it had to be installed direct onto the MacBook Air’s SSD, and he can now dual boot with OS X and Google’s Chrome OS.

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Team Fortress 2 Recreated As Retro Arcade Game (video)

If you are a Team Fortress 2 fan and fancy playing a game with a slight twist on the Valve classic game and with more of a retro feel. Indie games developer Eric Ruth has used his magic once again to create an arcade version of Team Fortress 2, complete with characters and themes.

The new TF2 Arcade game was showcased at the Baltimore gamescape and captured on video which you can view after the jump. The characters within the game closely resemble the TF2 characters and even have similar special moves, all be them tweaked for the new Acrade mode. Enjoy!

Team Fortress 2 Acrade

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Lego PC Case Houses 3 Computers

We have featured quite a few gadgets made with Lego here at Geeky Gadgets, and have seen quite a few different PC cases made from Lego, the latest creation is the work of Mike Schropp.

Mike’s Lego PC case, houses not one, not two, but three computers, and it was designed to be a grid computer for medical research, inside there are three Intel Sandy Bridge 2600k Core i7 processor, three Asus P8p67 motherboards, and lots more.

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Arduino Launches Arduino Ethernet And Android Arduino Mega ADK

If you are a fan of the Italian open source Arduino platform you will be pleased to know that a new line of products and services which they have just added to their range in the form of a Arduino Ethernet and the Arduino Mega ADK.

The new Arduino Mega ADK is Arduino’s take on the recently released an Arduino-derived open source accessory development kit (ADK) for Android phones and tablets, which has just been released by Google. The new board consists of a Arduino Mega 2560 with the addition of a USB Host chip that communicates with the phone and a powerful power supply capable of charging the connected phone.

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Nook Color Receives Dual Boot Support Via Nook2Android

Since its launch as an E-Reader device by Barnes & Noble the Nook Color has become the device of choice for modders and hackers worldwide , who transform the device into a cost effect Android tablet. Now the team over at XDA-Developers have made it even easier for you to enjoy both sides of the Nook Color device enabling dual booting between the Nook’s primary E-Reader OS and Android using Nook2Android.

The Nook2Android software can be downloaded and install or even purchased on a handy microSD card making it a snip for Nook Color owners to now enjoy both sides.


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Synapse For Kinect Turns DJ Gestures Into Pitch Controls (Video)

We have featured quite a few different Kinect hacks here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is from programmer Ryan Challinor, and it is designed to let a DJ uses gestures to control the pitch on music tracks.

Have a look at the video of it in action below, and Ryan also explains in the video how the hack works and how you can get it up and running for yourself.

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HTC EVO 3D Overclocked To 1.8GHz (Video)

The have seen a number of Android smartphones being overclocked over the last few months, the latest one is the new HTC EVO 3D, and it was overclocked by Michael Huang from the XDA Developers.

Have a look at the video of it in action below, Michael is also working to make the overclock work on the new HTC Sensation, and all he needs to do to get it running is a few minor tweaks.

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Swype Typing App Now Available On Jailbroken iPhones (video)

If you have been a little disappointed that the super fast text input application Swype has only been available on Android phones you might be please to hear that a beta version of the application has now been ported on to a jailbroken iPhone.

However the port on to the jailbroken iPhone has left behind a few cool features, including the absence of the blue tracer line which appears as you drag your finger from letter to letter. Watch a video of the Swype application running on iOS after the jump.

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Kinect Mod Lets You Use A Virtual Steering Wheel For Racing Games (Video)

We have featured quite a few different mods for Microsoft’s Kinect here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one let you control a range of different computer games using your hands.

As you will see in the video below, the mod lets you steer a car on Need For Speed, with a virtual steering wheel and other games can also be controlled by hand movements.

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Electronic Instant Camera Prints Your Photo Onto Thermal Paper (Video)

We have seen quite a few cool camera mods here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is from Niklas Roy who created the Electronic Instant Camera, suing an old black and white video camera.

The black and white camera was connected to a thermal printer using an ATMeg8 micro controller, the subject then has to sit or stand still in front of the camera whilst it takes their photo.

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