[Taylor] popped a new graphics card into his computer, but before he could settle in for a round of gaming, his card started to overheat. He eventually tracked the problem down to an undersized power supply, but the prospect of cooking his new GPU to death made him think twice about how he was monitoring his systems health.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.10.04 at 16:28
Although many have made some sort of music with improvised electronics, few sound as cool as this Imperial March from Star Wars played by two floppy drives.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.10.03 at 00:42
As a new recruit to the 68k Macintosh Liberation Army, [dougg3] is really showing off his hardware hacking ability. He came up with a replacement ROM SIMM for his Mac IIci and made it play the Mario theme on boot instead of the normal chimes.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.09.30 at 01:35
For those of you that have a wireless keyboard laying around, you might be tempted to turn it into something else, like a wireless MAME controller.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.09.27 at 16:55
[Kekszumquadrat] wanted to use a classic controller to play emulator games on his Android tablet so he set out to convert an SNES gamepad to connect via USB.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.09.25 at 19:21
I have done quite a bit of CNC work with MDF but I didn’t know it could be carved with normal wood working tools this nicely. Andrew Espie-Whitburn from Espie Whitburn Design created this Wood Carved Computer Case over a period of 20 days and it looks great!.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2011.09.25 at 13:30
Interacting with your project can be as simple as hooking up an IO pin to a button but if you need greater capability it might be time for a keyboard.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2011.09.24 at 09:15
Anyone reading this post has undoubtedly used a keyboard. How they work, however, is a bit more complicated than “one button, one input. ” [PyroElectro] has a great tutorial about building a PS/2 keyboard interface with a 7-segment LED display (video after the break).
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.09.23 at 13:18
[Steve] over at Big Mess O Wires has never been so happy to see the Sad Mac icon. A little over a month ago, he decided to take on the task of building his own Mac clone using modern technology.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2011.09.16 at 21:38
Will this new IBM/3M super adhesive revolutionize the computer CPU as we know it? We have been hearing that the silicone technology in our modern day processors is nearing the edge of size reduction.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2011.09.12 at 04:23