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Hardware
[ May 19 2020 ]

Build Log: Retrofitting a NeXT Cube

The NeXT computer is a beautiful, crazy thing. I wanted to use the case for a computer that wasn’t slow while simply existing. Herein lies the epic journey: putting a modern monster in a cubic foot PC case.





Games
[ Mar 16 2020 ]

3D Controllers: The New Era

A brief exploration into the history of 3D controllers from Sega, Nintendo and Sony.





Hardware
[ Aug 29 2016 ]

Cactus Radio Trigger for Ricoh Theta S

The Ricoh Theta is a great camera, but what if you could trigger a flash with it? Spoiler: you can’t.





Hardware
[ Aug 24 2016 ]

Ricoh Theta S Review

The Ricoh Theta S is a great, tiny little device that takes a spherical 360-degree image in one go.





Games
[ Mar 3 2016 ]

The Korean Vistar 16

Korean companies released several Japanese consoles, including most Sega systems, some Nintendo ones and NEC’s PC Engine. Or rather, the TurboGrafx 16. It was renamed the Vistar 16, and all mention of the TurboGrafx or NEC or Hudson was removed. Sort of.





Games
[ Mar 3 2016 ]

PC Engine RomRom Amp Manual

The PC Engine RomRom Amp is a stereo speaker and amplifier accessory that sounds much better than you’d except. And the manual’s got some cute art inside. =)





Games
[ Feb 29 2016 ]

SNK Neo Geo CD Pad Review

The SNK Neo Geo CD pad is amazing to hold and fondle, but in use it’s got significant flaws.





Hardware
[ Oct 3 2015 ]

Getting to know the Cactus V6 (again)

I don’t know what happened, but the original of this article has evaporated into the internet ether. Let’s all thank the internet archive and maybe give them some money. Anyway, the Cactus V6! — The Cactus V6 transceiver is a transmitter or receiver (it does both) that allows full remote power control of your speedlights […]





Hardware
[ Sep 13 2015 ]

Car Stereo Hacking (again)

You might remember I hacked up the stereo in my car a while back (but you probably don’t). Long story short, my new-to-me Honda CR-V had a steering-wheel stereo control that used two wires to communicate with the stock head unit. The replacement Pioneer deck also used two wires, so I gutted the stock switch […]





Games
[ Mar 21 2015 ]

Capcom’s CPS Changer

The nineties were a time of weird and wonderful experimentation in Japan. Not to be left out, Capcom released a weird device that looked a lot like a video game console.





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