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Headphone Hack – How to Make Simple Desktop Computer Wireless Headphones!

Here’s a real simple desktop computer wireless headphone you can make using a JVC wireless headphones instead of buying those $200-300 bluetooth headphones.

Did you know that there’s plenty of 12V and 5V DC lines you can use off your desktop computer to power a whole bunch of devices?  Well, this is a great example of that.

After [Parker] found an old set of JVC 900 Mhz wireless headphones (and a generic 900MHz transmitter), he cracked open the case to see w

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Nokia N95 Hacked with Windows 95

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZngrzFzMVqQ

Someone hacked a Windows 95 into a Nokia N95.  Well, that’s kinda cool and pointless.  Enjoy!

PLEEZ, put another background song though for us males. :p

It seems with a recent version of dos box, you can load windows 3.1 or windows 95 on N95 or N85 devices. They’re both in polish, so they may be the same people posting in different places.

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Hacking a Smart Card with Acetone and Nitric Acid…

Here’s a great video explaining the works behind hacking a smart card.

Looks like it’s a very dangerous process, much more dangerous than making methamphetamine.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnY7UVyaFiQ

SAN DIEGO — Christopher Tarnovsky feels vindicated. The software engineer and former satellite-TV pirate has been on the hot seat for five years, accused of helping his former employer, a Rupert Murdoch company, sabotage a rival to gain the top spot in the global pay-TV wars.

But two weeks ago a jury

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Goohack Launched! – Find DIYs, HowTos, Hacks, and more!

Goohack was just launched!  It’s a search engine that uses Google API to search DIYs, HowTos, Hacks, and other technology stuff from hand-selected sites by me.

It’s pretty useful as it filters out a lot of sites you don’t consider DIY and HowTo related.

For example,

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3-Axis servo motor drawing “HackADay”

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9x7Qdpp43M

Here’s the video if you can’t see it.  (some kinda YouTube bug…yes blame it on the big company)

Cool, check out this awesome 3-Axis servo motor drawing “HackADay”. You can get the board for really cheap from this guy.

The preprogrammed AVR microcontroller must be purchased directly from Uli Huber. We do not carry the chips.

Please include $

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DIY HACK – HOWTO Build your own Ferrari!

Yes, I lied, this isn’t a Ferrari but a car built by one human being! Check out the cool pictures and helpful notes on building your own car!

This guy’s even selling these hot little cars.

Now taking orders for Bodywork kits, Chassis build plans and La Bala-Track crate kits!

Show Schedule Coming Soon! See La Bala at a number of Ariz

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DIY HACK – HOWTO make your own Jacobs Ladder!

Here’s a cool DIY on making your very own Jacobs Ladder. I always goto Fry’s with my friend Eric and find that they have this giant Jacobs Ladder that’d go off as soon as you were about to touch motherboards and whatnot. But this is great that now I know how it’s made.

The basic construction and principle of a Jacobs ladder is that a metal vee is formed from two bits of wire and a high voltage is applied acr

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DIY LINUX HACK – XEYES

If you use Linux, you know Xeyes is a simple program that follows your mouse movements. You can check out some web examples of Xeyes. You can even paste this javascript code on your website for Xeyes on the web.

Anyway, Hunz created physical Xeyes that stands on his w

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HACK – Window shade also acts as a solar powered Window Light!

Wow, check out this awesome window shade that also acts as a solar powered light!

This is a continuation of a project from Design for the 5 Senses that I worked on with Michael Jefferson and Jae In Lee. It’s a window shade that doubles as a light. One set of strings would be to control the level of sunlight by adjusting the height of the shade. The other set of strings controls the light level. I didn’t have time to add a solar

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Make a coffee with lasers!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYvynmK0Slo

Holy S*#t, these guys can make some coffee with lasers! Well, we should be getting our dragon laser soon thanks to Frank!  Tight!  We will see if green lasers have a better effect on the taste of coffee…

[Mr Beam] sent this in yesterday, but I didn’t have a chance to get it up til now. These guys are using a 2Kw laser to heat up their instant coffee and tea. Sure, it’

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