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23 Fun and Useful Gifts the Man in Your Life Will Love

Gifting your dad, brother, coworker, grandpa, or SO — and the list goes on — can be overwhelming . . . especially when they never ask for anything. This year, you don't have to struggle with what, exactly, to get them because we curated a list of popular items every guy would love. Whether he's in …

Ralph Lauren

Make Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Portable Music Player

PiPod is a portable music player based on a Raspberry Pi Zero (via Bram/Hackaday)<p>“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t apply to the DIY age, …

Raspberry Pi

Awesome All-In-One DIY Arcade Console

If you are interested in building your very own DIY arcade system using the awesome RetroPie gaming emulator, you may be interested in the new …

Raspberry Pi

Final Fantasy IV Randomizer Mod Turns The Game Into An Open-World RPG

Final Fantasy

A Modder Is Turning Broken Nintendo DS Lites Into Beautiful Game Boy Advances

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But if your Nintendo DS Lite happens to suffer from a broken hinge or dead upper screen, why not transform it into a beautiful neon-accented GameBoy Advance handheld?<p>That’s exactly the mentality hardware modder, teacher and chiptune musician Joe Bleeps did with his …

Download Free Stuff From Reddit's Favorite Websites

“What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?” asked redditor howtoadvanced. He got over 5,000 answers. We’ve gone through and …

Economic Data

Check out this cool Street Fighter hack for Super Mario Kart

YouTube channel NintendoDuo has uploaded a fun video of beloved SNES racer <i>Super Mario Kart</i>, hacked to include the roster from Capcom's arcade classic</i> …

My Arcade BurgerTime Micro Player 6” Collectable Arcade

Aduro Solid-Grip iPad Stand Holder 360 Adjustable Universal Gooseneck Lazy Tablet Stand for Desk – Swivel Durable Rubberized Video Mount for Recording Holder (Black)

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>This iPad holder lets you position your tablet any way you like with this flexible mount which allows …

Zany Super Famicom Great Battle Series Gets Translated Into English

AGTP celebrates 19 years with five simultaneous translations

Here’s the portable version of The Oregon Trail you didn’t know you wanted

You can finally play The Oregon Trail on the Oregon Trail<p><i>The Oregon Trail</i>, the classic educational game first published in 1974, is now available as a handheld. You’ll only find it at Target retail locations right now, and it’s not yet available online. The best news is that it only costs a measly …

These 50 Products On Amazon Under $25 Are Practical As Hell

Adulthood doesn't happen so much as it creeps up on you in tiny little bursts. For me, one of the biggest signs that I've gone from faking it to …

Just say no to flowers and get your boo a super geeky plush bouquet as a Valentine's Day gift instead

As far as Valentine's Day gifts go, the standard choices usually include things like chocolates, a bouquet of roses, or a stuffed animal holding a …

Teenage Engineering adds vocal and sampler options to pocket synth line

More features, higher price.<p>We've been massive fans of Teenage Engineering's affordable pocket-sized synthesizers since their debut. The company has added new, more capable models over the last couple of years, too, adding more sounds to individual units and import/export capabilities. They've …

Synthesizers

‘Fixer Upper’s’ Chip, Joanna Gaines Open Up About Ending Show

Chip and Joanna Gaines have opened up about their decision to end “Fixer Upper” after its fifth season. The couple admitted that while they are …

Ready to get started making electronic music?

The Pocket Operator is small, inexpensive and addictive<p>The buttons don’t make much sense at first. Many of them have numbers and arcane symbols instead of words, and there are a number of basic functions that require you to hit two buttons at a time. You’ll want to spend a few minutes reading the …

2017 Mensa Mind Game Winners Have Been Chosen!

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>This weekend, hundreds of Mensans gathered in Herndon, Virginia, to decide which submitted games deserve the coveted Mensa …

Board Games

Playing Tetris on a Business Card Is Everything I Hoped It Would Be [Updated]

Three years ago, Kevin Bates created a <i>Tetris</i>-playing business card to showcase his engineering skills to potential employers. But his creation …

Penna Retro Bluetooth Keyboard (video)

Thi $99 and shipping expected to take place during August 2017 if all goes well with the Kickstarter campaign.<p>As you can see from the image above the …

Quilted Washable Cool Blanket for Kids & Adults

The blanket that hugs you back.<p>There’s something about having just a little bit of weight to your favorite blanket.<br>For those who have a hard time …

Nimuno Loops - The Original Toy Block Tape

Instantly transforms virtually any surface into a base for Toy Building Blocks and components! | Check out 'Nimuno Loops - The Original Toy Block …

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console 

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

The Most Common Terminal Commands Worth Knowing for the Raspberry Pi

While the Raspberry Pi’s operating system is Linux, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should go out and memorize every Linux command. The Pi is a …

1994's NBA Jam Has Been Updated For 2017

If you want to play the <i>1994 Tournament Edition</i> version of <i>NBA Jam</i>, but use LeBron James and Steph Curry instead of Shawn Kemp and John Stockton, then …

The Best Controllers for Retro Gaming

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 …

BES Turns a BeagleBone Into a Nintendo-Centric Game Console

When it comes to DIY game consoles, the Raspberry Pi is king, but it’s certainly not the only player in the game. BeagleBone is another cheap Linux …

Guidemaster: One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and RetroPie

NES Classic is back—but still hard to get—so we're again resurfacing our DIY guide.<p>In November 2016, Nintendo surprised everyone by going back to its …

Long Lost SNES Rayman Game Discovered After 24 Years

When Michel Ancel isn’t teasing fans with concept art for a <i>Beyond Good & Evil</i> sequel that was announced eight years ago, he’s apparently searching …

Fans Translate Rare Japanese Zelda Game, Now Everyone Can Play It

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Ancient Stone Tablets</i> is a nearly forgotten spinoff title originally made for the Super Famicom Satellaview but a new fan …