<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/benheckcharger.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ben-heck/">Ben Heck</a>, the engineering whiz who makes genuinely useful stu
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ruggedps3.jpg" />This is Ben Heck's newest creation, <a HREF="http://benheck.com/12-20-2010/ruggedized-ps3">a “ruggedized” PS3</a>. W
Of course Ben Heck turned the new Xbox 360 Slim into a laptop. Of course it looks effin awesome and of course you want it. (good thing you can win it)
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/500x_PS3_Slim_Laptop.jpg">I'd hate to be <a href="http://crunchgear.com/search/ben-heck">Ben Heck</a>. You wake up in the morning and sud
<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/bpp_6.jpg" alt="Paxton" />When I interviewed modder extraordinaire Ben Heckendorn a couple of months ago, he mentioned that he'd been working
<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/c64_2_7.jpg" alt="C64" />Modder extraordinaire, Ben Heckendorn has just finished version 2 of his Commodore 64 laptop. This one will be aucti
I recently sat down with the king of gadget modders, Benjamin J. Heckendorn.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/mgd-8.jpg">All-star modder Ben Heckendorn takes a walk down memory lane with the (surprisingly) one and only PC case mod he's ever built.
Ben Heckendorn has done it again with another Xbox 360 Portable. Unlike his last Xbox 360 Laptop though, this isn’t just an upgraded Elite version. Calling it the Xbox 360 Portable, Ben has nixe
Here’s Ben Heckendorn’s latest invention. It’s a pedal for Guitar Hero (and presumably Rock Band) that controls the strumming and whammy bar functions, so people with only one good a
Remember the Apple IIgs? I had an Apple IIc but my friend across the street had the Apple IIgs, the lucky bastard. Oh what I wouldn’t give to be a kid again. Not a care in the world except tryin
Ben Heck is at it again, and this time he’s decided to go old school (I mean, really old school) and put together an Atari 2600 portable. The Nintendo DS-esque handheld lets you play those old A
The Xbox 360 wireless controller may very well be the best gaming controller I’ve ever used. The analog sticks fall right under your thumbs, the right and left triggers feel like actual triggers