The One Thing David Pogue and Unlimited Lives in Contra Have in Common

The Konami code is a secret branding, a geek stigmata—all it takes is that one brief flash, and you're immediately recognized as one of US. Is it any surprise then, that if you enter that hallowed sequence on DP's new Pogue-o-Matic gadget finder, you get to watch him do a special trick? » 12/02/08 3:15pm 12/02/08 3:15pm

Custom Metal Gear Solid PS3 Back on eBay, Still Blows Minds for Child's…

The awesome custom Metal Gear Solid PS3 » 11/06/08 8:20pm 11/06/08 8:20pm created by our supremely talented is back on eBay after its previous buyer didn't pay up, and it's just as mind-blowing as it was then: Signed by Hideo Kojima, it's painted with carbon fiber and midnight black using a digital camouflage technique and has laser-cut stainless…

Custom Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 On eBay Blows Minds and Wallets

Don't get me wrong, the limited edition gun-metal grey PS3 » 10/21/08 6:45pm 10/21/08 6:45pm was badass and everything, but as you can see, this MGS4 tribute is on an entirely different level. Crafted by Morpheon Mods—aka, our who was responsible for many, many other console mods—the entire console and controller is a combination of carbon fiber and…

The iPhone Accelerometer is the Best Thing to Happen to Cheating Since…

A Macenstein reader may have discovered the first instance of the accelerometer in the iPhone being used to enter a cheat code in a game. He claims that you can start on any level you like in Imagine Poker » 9/23/08 7:30pm 9/23/08 7:30pm by shaking the device on the splash page until you hear a "giggle." The trick is that the code will only work if…