Joshua SchnellContributor, TechHive

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Salvage that busted Nintendo console with Raspberry Pi and some Lego bricks

It's one thing to have an Nintendo emulator running on your computer, and it's another thing entirely when you rip the innards out of a broken NES, replace it with a Raspberry Pi and convert the original box into a fully functional emulator.


TechHive: Flash for Android Will Be Decommissioned Tomorrow

If you want Flash in any capacity on your Android phone, make sure you install it today, because starting tomorrow, you won't be able to get it.

Windows Phone 7 Owners Won't Get In-App Purchases

A note on the MSDN Windows Phone Developer Center website reveals that only Windows Phone 8 users will get in-app purchases.

Give Me Three Minutes and I'll Teach You How to Out-Skrillex Skrillex With Barcodes

Barcodes: They're not just for supermarkets anymore. Two designers figured out how to turn the venerable barcode-and-scanner combo into musical instruments.


Now On Kickstarter: Cryoscope Lets You Feel the Weather

Weatherman got the forecast wrong again? Just feel the air temperature with Rodd Godshaw’s Cyroshere.


Robotic Espresso Machine Takes Your Order via Text Message

No time to make coffee? Not in the mood to wait in line at Starbucks or Peets? The Textspesso may be the answer...


Coffee Table Is a Giant NES Controller, Doesn't Make Beating Megaman Any Easier

One geeky furniture builder achieves a new high score with this awesome table that resembles a giant wooden Nintendo controller. Oh, and it totally works!


Chess Set Transforms Into Mecha for the Ultimate Checkmate

Chess not your thing? This 3D-printable chess set that turns into mech characters might change your mind.


Hacked Kinect Allows Singer to Really Shine

In this unique art project, a hacked Kinect helps translate singing into light patterns.


This Kit Will Turn Your BMX Into a Turntable

Bored with performing traditional BMX tricks on your bike? Impress your friends with Turntable Rider.


Musically Inclined Jelly Probably Sings Better Than You Do

This Arduino-powered gelatinous goo plays music when you touch it. Awesome!


I've Got Two Turn Tables and a Felt Pen. Wait, What?

Take two turn tables and some odds and ends, and you can make a pretty nifty drawing contraption.


Fus Roh Dah! This Kinect Setup Puts You In Skyrim

Using virtual reality, you can get even more immersed in the Elder Scrolls universe.


Inky Poster Can Actually Lay Down the Funk

A poster at this year's SXSW could play music with just a touch.


Customize Your Doorbell With the MP3 DJ Doorbell

Want to herald your guest's arrival with a triumphant fanfare instead of a boring traditional doorbell? The MP3 DJ Doorbell is for you.