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Console modding: Right or wrong?

Modders in 16 states were recently brought down for allegedly selling and distributing "circumvention devices." Don Reisinger asks whether noncommercial modding is bad.

By Aug. 2, 2007

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Make your Wii region-free without modding

Like the GameCube Freeloader, the latest Wii Freeloader will allow Wii gamers to play games from any region on their consoles.

By Feb. 29, 2008

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Modder Ben Heck tailors guitar for one-armed player

How do you play a guitar when you only have one arm? Supermodder Ben Heck modified a guitar for a musician who lost his arm in an accident.

By Nov. 8, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 not so kind to Android tinkerers

A quirk in Samsung's latest phablet could potentially make it harder for users who choose to install their own operating system to have their warranties honored.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Mod gives Nexus 5 camera a performance boost

Google's reference devices haven't been known for their shooters thus far. One developer has a solution for the Nexus 5.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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Car Guy: Buying a Car

Occasionally, needs must, and a car guy has to buy a car. This can lead to much consternation.

By Nov. 16, 2013

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Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

The first Qi and Powermat wireless phone chargers are arriving in automobiles as options. How does charging work and why should you care?

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Five ways I survived the switch from iPhone to Android

It can be jarring to move from one mobile platform to another. Here are a few ways to ease the transition.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Steampunk AT-AT is a labor of 'Star Wars' love

A newly engaged geek creates an insanely detailed steampunk AT-AT as a gift for his very own Princess Leia.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Man forces lover to beat video game before getting proposal

As if to show that romance has all sorts of aspects, a gamer hacks a Contra cartridge to create a game in which the ultimate prize is his heart.

By Jul. 25, 2013