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Atari 2600 Crammed Into Sega Game Gear Is Wonderfully Backwards Mod

An awkward cross-breed time-travelling mongrel is a fairly fitting description for this mod that's jammed an Atari 2600 emulator into the shell of a Sega Game Gear. Sure, it's not the prettiest of mods » 11/26/08 10:50am 11/26/08 10:50am, but taking the '80s-era Atari and squishing it into the '90s-era Sega took some tricky work: it has a built-in…

Alarm Clock Hack Automates Window Blinds So You Rise and Shine

Mods don't get much simpler and more useful than this: It's an alarm clock that whisks open some window blinds when the alarm goes off, so the sun can tempt you out of bed. There's a microcontroller to handle detecting the alarm signal and to drive a servo wired into the blinds, and some switches to override the alarm… » 11/19/08 6:23am 11/19/08 6:23am