Tag: Toys

Lasers: Barcode scanner “gun” has real laser inside!

by on May.18, 2010, under Hardware, How-To's, Investigative Dissassembly

Telxon LS-201

I know it’s been a while so here’s another post.  In this post, I’ll go over the hardware in this gun style barcode scanner that holds a real helium-neon laser tube with power supply! Although this post only covers the basic modding, there’s nothing to stop you from gutting the gun and using the HeNe tube for your own nefarious plan. :) (continue reading…)

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Site News: I have a new toy!

by on Apr.01, 2010, under Embedded devices, Hardware, Linux, Product Reviews, Site News

Well my life has been busy as all get out and I do have a new post in the works however I’m taking a quick break because I have a new toy that makes for a far better story.

I have recently gotten my hands on a new Samsung Moment on the Sprint network. Within the next few days, I will post all the gory details from this Android n00b and will be offering a comparison against the other smartphone I have, the Palm Pre.

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Add a real lasersight to the Nerf Nitefinder

by on Nov.24, 2009, under Hardware, Toys and Games

nerf

Well here’s the seccond post as promised.  These posts should also proves that you don’t have to know sick computer skills or mad hardware to be able to pull off some bad ass hacks. In this post, we will address the Nerf Nitefinder and it’s so-called light sight.  While the verbage does get around the expected/anticipated lack of a good lasersight, this post will walk you through adding a real laser sight to your Nitefinder.  Read on for more details along with lots of pictures. (continue reading…)

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Mod the Nerf Maverick to eject chamber right

by on Nov.24, 2009, under Hardware, Toys and Games


nerf

Well, I will admit that I’ve been slacking a lot.  There are posts that need to be posted, and I’ve been extremely busy at work.  So, to make up for it, today’s going to be a two-post day!.    In this post, I’ll demonstrate how to modify the Nerf Maverick chamber to work properly like a real revolver.  Read on for a complete step-by-step guide to this basic Nerf mod.

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