Tired of using a pesky remote control to play your video games? Paul DeCarlo used a Kinect sensor and some other bits and pieces to allow you to interface with some old video games!
An NES console with game to test An NES controller OR some wiring skills and a CD4021BE 8-bit shift register 12 strands of wire, recommend Kynar 8 1k resistors (technically any value from 1k to 50k should suffice) 2 3.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2014.10.26 at 10:25
Stuart Kerr sent in some details about their Bitcoin-Operated Pool Table. With Bitcoin getting more traction as time goes on I think we will start to see more systems like this game that will accept bitcoin as an option.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.09.18 at 00:39
Max Thrun shared his latest project with us called the BeagleBone GamingCape. Wow, what an undertaking. The video below takes you through a time lapse view of the design of the custom PCB and the custom enclosure.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.08.17 at 12:14
How long before all the watches we have on our wrists are smart? Not sure but Sony is on the right track with their Smart Watch! It has an Android OS and is open to allow people to develop application for the watch.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2013.06.27 at 23:34
Travis Breen sent in his latest hack where he shrunk a Nintendo 64 into a Handheld Console. To see the build pictures go to 3:00 point in the video.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.12.13 at 11:11
Dan sent in a cool Automated Dartboard Score Monitoring project that he just completed. It is based around a dartboard that already has a ton of smarts built into it.
Via Hacked Gadgets | Posted on 2012.11.11 at 12:15
It looks like the security of the PlayStation 3 has been cracked wide open. But then again we’ve thought the same thing in the past and Sony managed to patch those exploits.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2012.11.03 at 12:56
[Ben Heck] is no stranger to building Xbox 360 laptops. Over the years he’s built dozens, but for this week’s episode of The Ben Heck Show he’s throwing down the gauntlet and building the smallest Xbox laptop ever.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2012.10.27 at 00:41
Hackaday reader [Tom Price] often uses Skype to communicate with family near and far, but he was getting tired of adjusting his webcam each time his kids moved out of frame.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2012.10.03 at 20:04
It sounds like [Andrew] is trying to build a Pavlovian response into his behavior when it comes to online gaming. He wants to make sure he doesn’t miss out when all his friends are online, so he built this traffic signal to monitor Xbox Live activity.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2012.10.01 at 18:36