Tagged: Mods

Colin Furze is back with a smoking bass guitar

Colin Furze is back with another YouTube video in which he fulfills demand of his fans to build a smoke-emitting brass guitar with built in strobes. Colin has special love for speed and rockets. He has built a jet-powered bike in his garage, world’s fastest mobility scooter, a bicycle with ice-tires, giant fart machine, world’s longest motorbike, and a huge lot of other crazy stuff. Read More…

SkyVue PC case mod inspired by 1930’s skyscraper architecture

SkyVue PC case Mod by Jeffery Stephenson

Jeffery Stephenson has made a name for himself when it comes to crafting niche wooden mods and docks. Now the modder is back with another eye-catchy creation. An Art Deco-inspired SkyVue PC case mod which looks like the skyscrapers from the 1930s era. As it is customary with all of the Jeffery’s creations, this one is made from wooden material, sapele over birch plywood frame. Inside of the PC case is made from aluminum and aircraft grade birch plywood.
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Fully-functional Lego computer seen at BrickCon 2015

Lego Computer by Jeffrey Tom

At the 14th BrickCon this year in Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Jeffrey Tom showed-off his fully-functional Lego Computer paired with a home media server. Joshua Hanlon from BrickPodcast got hold of Tom and asked him about this amazing PC mod which recreates a whole Lego movie like scene on top of this PC. Made from one complete base, the desktop is running Windows 7 OS and the home server running a Windows Media Server 2009.

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Nostalgic Macintosh 128K draped in wood and steampunk flavor

Love Hulten Golden Apple

The Macintosh 128K which was also known as Apple Mackintosh personal computer made appearance some 3 decades ago, and that sounds like an eternity. Back then the PC wasn’t that eye-catchy and was made to have enough graphics performance to compete with other PC manufacturers. But little did we know what master craftsman and modder Love Hulten was making in his confines. A much better looking Apple Macintosh made from American walnut wood and some elements draped in gold-plated material.
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Celebrating 30 years of Nintendo magnificence with these mods and DIYs

Happy birthday Nintendo

On October 18, 1985 Nintendo released its first ever console in the region of North America and since then the Japanese gaming giant has not looked back. In a way Nintendo has revolutionized the gaming industry and how can we forget those old school gaming days when playing addictive arcade games like Super Mario Bros. or Duck Hunt for hours and hours was bliss. It has been 30 years since that time and Nintendo has come a long way in establishing itself as a household name for gaming freaks. As a tribute on 30th birthday of Nintendo we have compiled a list of Nintendo-inspired geek stuff and Nintendo mods that you’ll definitely enjoy.
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Play “Super Mario” or “Metallica” on the rocking “Guitar Boy”

Guitar Boy

When one combines gaming and music, it is pure nirvana. Nothing compares to the fun element and you just want to lock those doors and do both these activities as long as you can do. Fibbef, one of the administrator at BitFixGaming decided to get these two things together for the 2015 Game Boy classic building competition. He managed to fix all the hardware inside an electric guitar and make it look like an over-sized Nintendo Classic Game Boy circa 1989. Not only does it look like a Game Boy fixed inside a guitar, but it is actually functional. No wonder he likes to call it the Guitar Boy.
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Best Bitcoin hacks you can’t miss

Bitcoin hacks

When Satoshi Nakamoto first introduced the concept of digital currency (cryptocurrency) dubbed Bitcoin, he himself would not have imagined it would become such a hit with the geek community. Since Bitcoin is such a popular service with users, it is bound to have its share of applications and gadgets that function on this digital currency. So what all can you do with Bitcoins, or perhaps develop things that function only when fed with Bitcoins? Amigos, here is a list of some of the major Bitcoin hacks that will amaze you to bits. After all it’s all about Bitcoin, and when things go digital the geek masses put their brains in overdrive to come up with some amazing hacks.
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Steampunk’d TJ11 PC case mod all draped in retro makeover of a powerful CPU

This steampunk’ish computer case mod by Fuganater called the Steampunk’d TJ11 is a rebuild of the SilverStone TJ11 case and boy-o-boy it one to be applauded by the pro case modders themselves. Draped in brass and rusty brown colors, this computer case mod looks awesome on the inside as well as the outside honed by the rust effect kit. To keep the Steampunk theme alive this PC case mod has copper pipes and old vacuum tubes for the water-cooling system as well as the whole coloring scheme used by the modder. The gears on the outside part of the case are colored in golden color and tactically placed next to each other.

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Coffee Table Computer mod has inside CPU components all visible

Won’t it be a great idea to sip coffee, watch TV and work on your desktop computer while hanging your boots lying flat on your couch? Definitely sounds like a good idea and maybe that is what prompted one laid back geek to construct a Coffee Table Computer for his living room. Made completely at home this coffee table has the display fitted inside the top panel which retracts back down when not in use. There is ample space for you to keep the keyboard and mouse while the cool looking CPU is fitted on the side with a see through panel which makes it very geeky and uber cool.
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