Recycle your old PC into a pinball machine!

September 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment
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Everyone always wonders what to do with their old PC equipment when they get a new system, well how about making your own electronic pinball machine. We found this interesting build article by user “Tbarklay”on the Instructables web site that shows how to take 2 LCD monitors and a basic PC and make this very nice pinball emulator. The system runs the “visual Pinball” emulator software and you can download a large selection of pinball game ROMS to play. Read more

Nook Color Tablet as a Car PC

December 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Android OS, Interesting Projects 

It seems the Barnes & Noble Nook is becoming the ‘Little Tablet that could’. We found another project that uses the original Nook Color that has been rooted and is running a full version of Android. In this project the tablet has been mounted in a Jeep Wrangler and even has a docking port so you can remove the unit without having to deal with all the individual plugs. This opens up many possibilities – Navigation, email, engine monitoring, OBD II code reading and much more. Read more

Nook Tablet Kitchen PC

November 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Android OS, Interesting Projects 

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Now that you have your new faster Nook Android tablet what do you do with your older unit.  How about a touch screen kitchen PC with internet connectivity that mounts on your refrigerator door for easy access.  Recipes at your fingertips, news, weather, music even movies and videos.  Just think of the possibilities.   Read more

Android on your HTC windows mobile phone.

Have you been wanting to try out the Google Android phones but you are locked into a contract with your carrier? Do you use a phone running Windows Mobile operating system such as the HTC Touch, AT&T Tilt or Tilt 2? Then this is for you. Read more

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