Combining the orange glow of nixie tubes with an old-style microprocessor leads to this neat clock.
Continue reading Retro style nixie-tube clock powered by a 6502 microprocessor
Radio Shack sells a $20 joystick toy that plays video games on your TV and it contains a full C-64 on-a-chip which you can hack.
Continue reading $20 Commodore 64 toy that can be modified for so much more
Sadly, there is no Mac Mini with built-in DVR funtionality, but the new Mini based on the Intel chips is now available. Also announced were some no-so-interesting iPod accessories.
Continue reading New Apple products announced
Windows only, sorry. It seems that very few people even know about the Windows-E combination to start an Explorer instance. Well, this open-source freeware lets you assign any program to any Windows-key combination press.
Continue reading Free app lets you bind keys to start and focus programs
This is a PIC microcontroller project I did some time ago which turns my computer’s hard drive LED into a more interesting 10 LED bargraph display.
Continue reading Homebrew microcontroller based hard drive LED bar graph