The Nintendo Switch grey Joy-Con controllers are pretty nondescript all by themselves, but you can throw a few SNES-themed buttons on there to spice things up if you’re brave enough.
What’s even more unnerving than an artificially intelligent Big Mouth Billy Bass telling you about the weather? That’s easy. It’s an artificially intelligent animatronic skull telling you about the weather through a set of clacking teeth. The roving eyeballs are the creepiest part.
Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone’s favorite $35 hobbyist computer, the Raspberry Pi. Since the launch of the Raspberry Pi, I’ve written an absurd number of guides, blogs, and an already outdated book on the variety of…
Truly painting your Joy-Con controllers will require taking them completely apart. The process looks gnarly but the people who have done it say it’s not that bad.
If you follow the world of stunt food, you most likely saw Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa, a taco-like creation where the shell is made of crispy chicken, rather than the “usual” chalupa wrapping. Sadly, Taco Bell will be removing the protein-wrapped delicacy from their menus sometime in March, but don’t be sad;…
With some 30 years of video gaming history now behind us, there’s never been a greater choice of retro games to dig back into, whether it’s on your smartphone or a classic console rebooted for modern times. For the more serious seekers of gaming nostalgia, there are plenty of hands-on projects you can attempt…
This Cricut Explore Air Premium Bundle comes with the Cricut Air Machine to print and cut your designs, an iron on kit, and a vinyl kit. Create your own designs to stick places. Make pillows cheaper than you can buy them from Urban Outfitters. Start your own Etsy shop and get in on the side hustle game. The…
Whether you’re playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some of the most popular options, from simple Xbox controllers to retro replicas and expensive Bluetooth-enabled gamepads, to figure out which are worth your money.
It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That initial guide is just the beginning though, and if you really want to get more out your little DIY console, you’ll want to dig in with some advanced tips.
Reddit user Gabbelago likes to play games on their smartphone, so they decided to 3D print a case for it that had buttons. The resulting prototype is both practical and elegant.
We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk you through the hardware we’ll need for three different system builds: a budget workstation, a powerful all-purpose PC, and an enthusiast’s system for gamers and…
And you thought the Game Boy Micro was small. Jeroen Domburg’s custom lil’ handheld here is small enough to fit on a keychain. It’s so small you can’t even read the text.
Sure, YouTuber Hugo Doris could have 3D-printed some slick shell for his super-mini Super Nintendo, but when you’re making a one of a kind object, why not craft it by hand?
Simone Giertz, Queen of Stupid/Awesome Internet Robots, has an idea on how to make playing Pokémon Go a little easier. A custom helmet. And I like it.
Spencer Kern, a man so handy we’ve featured his work before, has seen people’s Pokémon Go battery woes and decided to do something about it.
Particle, the same guys behind that neat wi-fi Lord of the Rings sword, have made a “cellular-connected Pokéball”. It’s a real world Pokéball that wiggles when it detects a nearby rare Pokémon in Pokémon Go.
You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature NES, and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with everything you need to get started, and will only set you back $57 with promo code D9UXNAIL.
In 2011, a university student in Poland named Paweł Zadrożniak hooked up two floppy disk drives and started making music. Five years later, he’s assembled a full symphony.