Hackers Wars, Indictments, and Homeland Security: Today's WikiLeaks News

Surprise, surprise: WikiLeaks-related headlines continue to explode at the end of the week. Most compelling? The old guard hackers of 2600 magazine condemning Anon kiddies, a Homeland Security employee protesting government access bans, and American spying charges looming over Assange. » 12/10/10 10:20pm 12/10/10 10:20pm

Man's Necessities: Air, Water, and USB Atari 2600 Joysticks

The finicky, rubbery controls of the Atari 2600 were as much part of its charm as the classic arcade ports it's known for. And now, for a mere $15, those bittersweet memories can come to your Windows, Linux or OSX system through this faithful-looking USB recreation of the original Atari 2600 joystick. The peripheral… » 11/14/08 2:40pm 11/14/08 2:40pm

Giant Atari Joystick is Just Enough Kill

Sometimes the only way to make something old new again is to increase its proportions to a gigantic scale. The mantra has worked for the fast food, automobile and twine industries for some time. So its introduction into the vintage console modding market was inevitable. Take this gigantic, functional Atari Joystick.… » 11/28/07 9:30am 11/28/07 9:30am